Investment Highlights

Provider of Cable TV Services in its Franchise Areas with Highly Attractive Demographics

TBC Group’s franchise areas have experienced a 1.87% CAGR in the number of households from 2011 to 2021, as compared to Taiwan’s national average of 1.12% during the same period

Based on the TBC Group’s current market position as the major licensed provider of cable TV services in its franchise areas, TBC Group is well positioned to capitalise on the household growth and favourable demographics of its franchise areas

High Barriers to Entry

TBC Group’s network covers more than 1.3 million households, a degree of coverage which would require significant time and investment to replicate

Long-standing relationship with subscriber base and strong brand awareness

Broadcasts over 100 Basic Cable TV channels, including all of the top 20 most popular channels in Taiwan

Resilient Business Model with Efficient Cost Structure

Subscription-based business model with substantially all payments made in advance

Consistent YoY growth in Premium Digital Cable TV and Broadband subscribers withstanding economic downturns and competition

Resilient revenue and EBITDA underpinned by subscriber growth and scalable cost structure

Low and stable content costs preserve profitability – no “killer content”

Organic Growth Potential

Growth in subscribers driven by cross-selling and bundling initiatives of Broadband and Premium Digital TV services

Strong Local Management Team

Key executives of the local asset management have over 20 years of experience in communications, media and finance

The current management team will continue to be instrumental in the Group’s financial and operational performance

Superior Track Record of Product Innovation and Marketing

Market leader in bringing in innovative technology and services to market in Taiwan

Substantially invested, advanced HFC Network with state-of-the-art delivery platform

DOCSIS 3.1 enabled network that meets consumer demand for high-speed internet

Ownership of HFC network and fiber backbone allows TBC Group to operate independently of third-party networks

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