Optus profits are up 9.1% as it adds 12,000 new mobile customers

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Optus added 12,000 new mobile customers and increased profit 9.1% to $227 million in the December quarter.

Australia’s second largest telco, owned by Singapore Telecommunications, now has 9.37 million mobile subscribers.

Operating revenue was up 6% to $2.43 billion, reflecting strong equipment sales and sustained growth across mobile and fixed businesses.

Mobile service revenue rose 1% to $1.24 billion.

A detailed breakdown of Optus earnings by type of product:

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