Algerian operators, regulator contest GSMA 3G figures

Wednesday 27 August 2014 | 15:56 CET | News
Algerian regulator ARPT has questioned figures published by the GSMA about the penetration of 3G services in the country. The ARPT said in a statement that only it could issue official figures, based on its own definition of active subscribers, recently updated. It will communicate soon statistics on the number of mobile users in the country. According to the GSMA figures for the second quarter of 2014, only 1 percent of customers have started using 3G. Mobilis had the most 3G subscribers, at 223,600, followed by Ooredoo with 171,449. Djezzy, which launched 3G only this summer, remains the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Djezzy / GSMA-India / Mobilis / Ooredoo
Countries: Algeria
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On behalf of the GSMA, I would like to note that the data referenced in this article is not accurate and is not based on any published GSMA report of the Algerian market. The GSMA was never approached by any organisation or media outlet to validate the numbers or these conclusions, although we would have been more than happy to do so. We are focused on ensuring that GSMA Intelligence is the definitive source of mobile operator data, analysis and forecasts, delivering the most accurate and complete set of industry metrics available.
Claire Cranton @ 28/8/2014 - 16:26

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