ESPN Classic

Individual Discretionary and On-Demand Services - Statistical and Financial Summaries 2012-2016

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Undertaking # Service Name Licensee Licensee Ultimate Owner Type Year
305424608 ESPN Classic The Sports Network Inc. BCE Inc.                                                    Specialty (category B service) 2016
Revenue ($)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Residential/bulk/smatv subscriber revenue 1,479,548 1,476,268 -0.22 1,544,927 4.65 1,424,336 -7.81 1,164,977 -18.21 -5.8
DTH subscriber revenue 1,282,688 1,222,719 -4.68 1,282,243 4.87 614,475 -52.08 310,227 -49.51 -29.9
Local advertising revenue 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a
National advertising revenue 270,218 219,895 -18.62 208,014 -5.40 92,014 -55.77 34,836 -62.14 -40.1
Other revenue 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a
Total Revenue 3,032,454 2,918,882 -3.75 3,035,184 3.98 2,130,825 -29.80 1,510,040 -29.13 -16.0
Expenses ($)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Programming and Production 593,983 651,918 9.75 416,733 -36.08 296,565 -28.84 221,138 -25.43 -21.9
Technical 747,770 699,340 -6.48 701,304 0.28 642,665 -8.36 480,261 -25.27 -10.5
Sales and Promotion 227,075 219,226 -3.46 205,222 -6.39 179,638 -12.47 59,093 -67.10 -28.6
Administration and General 629,150 639,572 1.66 653,369 2.16 666,456 2.00 560,352 -15.92 -2.9
Total Expenses 2,197,978 2,210,056 0.55 1,976,628 -10.56 1,785,324 -9.68 1,320,844 -26.02 -12.0
Performance ($)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Operating Income 834,476 708,826 - 1,058,556 - 345,501 - 189,196 - -
Depreciation 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a
P.B.I.T. 834,476 708,826 - 1,058,556 - 345,501 - 189,196 - -
Interest Expense 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a -
Adjustments - Gain (Loss) 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a -
Pre-tax Profit 834,476 708,826 - 1,058,556 - 345,501 - 189,196 - -
Canadian Programming Expenses ($)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Acquisition of rights 2,615 0 -100.00 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a -100.0
Script & concept 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a
Filler Programming + Program Production 377,722 441,443 16.87 412,550 -6.55 291,618 -29.31 219,701 -24.66 -12.7
Investment in Programming 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a
Total Canadian Programming 380,337 441,443 16.07 412,550 -6.55 291,618 -29.31 219,701 -24.66 -12.8
Canadian Programming/Revenue (%) 12.54 15.12 - 13.59 - 13.69 - 14.55 - -
Staff
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Total Remuneration ($) 142,118 134,496 -5.36 152,047 13.05 51,373 -66.21 0 -100.00 -100.0
Total Staff Count 2 2 0.00 2 0.00 1 -50.00 0 -100.00 -
Average Remuneration ($) 71,059 67,248 -5.36 76,024 13.05 51,373 -32.42 n/a n/a n/a
Subscribers
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
1,127,561 1,028,723 -8.77 955,903 -7.08 556,649 -41.77 479,241 -13.91 -19.3
Profitability (%)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Operating Margin 27.5 24.3 - 34.9 - 16.2 - 12.5 - -
P.B.I.T. Margin 27.5 24.3 - 34.9 - 16.2 - 12.5 - -
Pre-tax Margin 27.5 24.3 - 34.9 - 16.2 - 12.5 - -

CAGR = Compound Annual Growth Rate

DTH = Direct-to-Home

SMATV = Satellite Master Atenna Television

P.B.I.T. = Profit Before Interest and Tax

Var = Variation

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