Broadband provider O2 has announced that it now has over 500,000 customers subscribing to its DSL broadband services.
In its trading update for the third quarter of 2009, the company revealed that net additions of 70,244 over the period took its customer base for broadband services to 527,126 lines.
According to O2, this represented a 97.4 per cent rise year-on-year, as well as a 34.1 per cent quarter-on-quarter increase.
In addition, the company's total mobile customer base at the end of September stood at 21 million lines, which was a 5.7 per cent year-on-year rise.
Operating cash flow for the first nine months of 2009 rose by 7.1 per cent on 12 months earlier to 794 million (£714 million).
Earlier this week, O2 announced that iPhone users in the UK who take up its Total Connectivity Bolt On before the end of this year can receive its standard home broadband package completely free.