BRIEF-Virgin Media posts strong customer additions

LONDON Tue Oct 23, 2012 2:03am EDT

LONDON Oct 23 (Reuters) - Virgin Media Inc : * Says Q3 revenue up 2.8 percent to 1 billion pounds (consensus 1 billion) * Says Q3 operating cash flow up 6.1 percent to 423 million pounds (consensus

422 million) * Says Q3 free cash flow down 11 percent to 120 million STG (consensus 113

million) * Says added 39,500 net cable customers in Q3, cable ARPU up 1.8 percent to

48.73 STG * Says tendering for up to $1.6 billion of high coupon unsecured debt to reduce

interest costs, lengthen debt maturities