Book Television (formerly Book Television - The Channel)

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
405423922 Book Television (formerly Book Television - The Channel) Bell Media Inc. BCE Inc.                                                    Specialty (category A service) 2016
Revenue ($)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Residential/bulk/smatv subscriber revenue 1,753,523 1,805,477 2.96 1,949,236 7.96 1,812,870 -7.00 1,512,673 -16.56 -3.6
DTH subscriber revenue 2,700,018 2,646,220 -1.99 2,628,159 -0.68 2,097,501 -20.19 868,788 -58.58 -24.7
Local advertising revenue 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a
National advertising revenue 82,594 27,512 -66.69 29,525 7.32 37,569 27.24 30,398 -19.09 -22.1
Other revenue 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a
Total Revenue 4,536,135 4,479,209 -1.25 4,606,920 2.85 3,947,940 -14.30 2,411,859 -38.91 -14.6
Expenses ($)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Programming and Production 684,588 582,312 -14.94 833,538 43.14 568,469 -31.80 559,204 -1.63 -4.9
Technical 510,227 507,227 -0.59 505,482 -0.34 478,430 -5.35 441,782 -7.66 -3.5
Sales and Promotion 55,479 23,153 -58.27 5,416 -76.61 4,503 -16.86 7,992 77.48 -38.4
Administration and General 227,590 215,370 -5.37 222,291 3.21 249,815 12.38 75,679 -69.71 -24.1
Total Expenses 1,477,884 1,328,062 -10.14 1,566,727 17.97 1,301,217 -16.95 1,084,657 -16.64 -7.4
Performance ($)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Operating Income 3,058,251 3,151,147 - 3,040,193 - 2,646,723 - 1,327,202 - -
Depreciation 51,293 61,577 20.05 65,683 6.67 62,735 -4.49 41,717 -33.50 -5.0
P.B.I.T. 3,006,958 3,089,570 - 2,974,510 - 2,583,988 - 1,285,485 - -
Interest Expense 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a -
Adjustments - Gain (Loss) -308,557 -307,853 -0.23 -308,092 0.08 -55,281 -82.06 -5,000 -90.96 -
Pre-tax Profit 2,698,401 2,781,717 - 2,666,418 - 2,528,707 - 1,280,485 - -
Canadian Programming Expenses ($)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Acquisition of rights 200,872 285,638 42.20 213,261 -25.34 96,242 -54.87 142,892 48.47 -8.2
Script & concept 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a
Filler Programming + Program Production 184,941 0 -100.00 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a -100.0
Investment in Programming 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a
Total Canadian Programming 385,813 285,638 -25.96 213,261 -25.34 96,242 -54.87 142,892 48.47 -22.0
Canadian Programming/Revenue (%) 8.51 6.38 - 4.63 - 2.44 - 5.92 - -
Staff
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Total Remuneration ($) 107,966 26,872 -75.11 2 -99.99 0 -100.00 0 n/a -100.0
Total Staff Count 2 0.45 -77.50 0 -100.00 0 n/a 0 n/a -
Average Remuneration ($) 53,983 59,716 10.62 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Subscribers
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
946,165 885,479 -6.41 823,283 -7.02 523,731 -36.39 481,170 -8.13 -15.6
Profitability (%)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Operating Margin 67.4 70.4 - 66.0 - 67.0 - 55.0 - -
P.B.I.T. Margin 66.3 69.0 - 64.6 - 65.5 - 53.3 - -
Pre-tax Margin 59.5 62.1 - 57.9 - 64.1 - 53.1 - -

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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