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In CHF million, except where indicated       30.09.2018   30.09.2017   Change
                 
Revenue and results
Net revenue 1       8,689   8,604   1.0%
Operating income before depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) 1, 2       3,231   3,354   –3.7%
EBITDA as % of net revenue   %   37.2   39.0    
Operating income (EBIT) 3       1,621   1,766   –8.2%
Net income       1,213   1,269   –4.4%
Earnings per share   CHF   23.49   24.52   –4.2%
     
Balance sheet and cash flows
Equity at end of period       8,314   7,148   16.3%
Equity ratio at end of period 4   %   37.7   33.0    
Operating free cash flow 5       1,315   1,672   –21.4%
Capital expenditure in property, plant and equipment and intangible assets       1,621   1,587   2.1%
Net debt at end of period 6       7,641   7,868   –2.9%
     
Operational data at end of period
Fixed telephony access lines in Switzerland   in thousand   1,846   2,128   –13.3%
Broadband access lines retail in Switzerland   in thousand   2,030   2,000   1.5%
Swisscom TV access lines in Switzerland   in thousand   1,510   1,453   3.9%
Mobile access lines in Switzerland   in thousand   6,590   6,582   0.1%
Revenue generating units (RGU) in Switzerland 7   in thousand   11,976   12,163   –1.5%
Unbundled fixed access lines in Switzerland   in thousand   91   114   –20.2%
Broadband access lines wholesale in Switzerland   in thousand   472   419   12.6%
Broadband access lines in Italy   in thousand   2,518   2,421   4.0%
Mobile acces lines in Italy   in thousand   1,324   989   33.9%
       
Swisscom share
Number of shares issued at end of period   in thousand   51,802   51,802  
Market capitalisation at end of period 8       23,073   25,704   –10.2%
Closing price at end of period   CHF   445.40   496.20   –10.2%
                 
Employees
Full-time equivalent employees at end of period   number   19,850   20,704   –4.1%
Average number of full-time equivalent employees   number   20,149   20,909   –3.6%
1 Since 1 January 2018, Swisscom has applied IFRS 15 “Revenue from Contracts with Customers”. The prior year’s figures have not been adjusted. Without the application of IFRS 15, net revenue would have been CHF 4 million higher and EBITDA would have been CHF 50 million higher in the first nine months of 2018.
2 Definition operating income before depreciation and amortization (EBITDA): operating income before depreciation and amortization, gain on sale of subsidiaries, net financial result, share of results of equity-accounted investees and income tax expense.
3 Definition operating income (EBIT): operating income before gain on sale of subsidiaries, net financial result, share of results of equity-accounted investees and income tax expense.
4 Equity as a percentage of total assets.
5 Definition operating free cash flow: operating income before depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA), change in operating assets and liabilities (excluding cash and cash equivalents) less net capital expenditure in tangible and intangible assets and dividends paid to non-controlling interests.
6 Definition net debt: financial liabilities less cash and cash equivalents, current financial assets as well as non-current fixed interest-bearing certificates of deposit and derivative financial instruments for financing received.
7 Definition revenue generating units (RGU) in Switzerland: fixed telephony access lines, broadband access lines retail, Swisscom TV access lines and mobile access lines.
8 Closing price at end of period, multiplied by number of shares outstanding at end of period.