TIM Reports Its 2Q14 Results

TIM Reports Its 2Q14 Results  RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -- (Marketwired) -- 08/01/14 --  TIM Participacoes S.A. (BOVESPA: TIMP3) (NYSE: TSU) announces its 2Q14 results and invites you to join the Conference Call, scheduled for today at 11:00am - US EST.   Operational Highlights      --  Data users grew 24% YoY reaching 39% of total base, with 3G users at     30.2 mln (+77% YoY); --  Postpaid customer base mix growing to 16.5%, from 15.7% in 2Q13; --  Leadership position in handset market with 41% of total operators     sales on the 2Q14; --  Customer payback (SAC/ARPU) stood below 2 months, showing an efficient     go-to market strategy; --  Live TIM customer base reached ~100k users, adding 20.2k clients in     2Q14. Addressable households reached ~1.2 mln homes;     Financial Highlights      --  Net revenues of "business generated" (outgoing+VAS) grew by 7% YoY in     2Q14. --  Gross Data Revenues accelerated its pace to 22.2% YoY, reaching R$1.58     bln, or 27.2% of mobile gross service revenues; --  Total Opex reduced by -7% YoY; --  EBITDA totaledR$1.33 bln(+8% YoY) with EBITDA margin at 27.9% and     Service margin (ex-handset) at 34.4%; --  Net Income in the 1sthalf of 2014 totaled R$737.7mln, an increase of     6.7% YoY;     Conference Calls Details:  English, August 1st, 2014 (Friday)  11:00 AM (Brazil)  10:00 AM (US EST)  Phone: +1 888 700-0802 (USA) or +1 786 924-6977 (other countries)  +55 11 3193-1001 or +55 11 2820-4001 (Brazil)  Code: TIM  Replay: +55 11 3193-1012 or +55 11 2820-4012  Code: 0973888  Portuguese, August 1st, 2014 (Friday)  09:00 AM (Brazil)  08:00 AM (US EST)  Phone: +55 11 3193-1001 or +55 11 2820-4001 (Brazil)  Code: TIM  Replay: +55 11 3193-1012 or +55 11 2820-4012  Code: 2193882  Contact IR: Rogerio Tostes  Investor Relations Officer Phone: (+55 21) 4109-4167  E-mail: ri@timbrasil.com.br Website: www.tim.com.br/ir  Twitter: @TIM_RI TIM IR App available at Apple Store and Google Play: Apple Store:  https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=638435328&mt= 8  Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.theirapp.timbren     
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