0
Wireless

Belgian SMS, traffic use soars during Christmas

Friday 28 December 2012 | 11:37 CET | News
Belgians sent around 36.8 million text messages over the Christmas period, according to data from KPN/Base, Mobistar and Proximus, as reported in DataNews. There were also more messages sent via Twitter, Facebook and other social media, a strong rise from the year before. KPN/Base customers send a bit over 8 million text messages between Monday 24 December at 08.00 pm and Tuesday 25 December at 08.00 am, an increase of 15 percent from 2011. Mobistar reported14.3 million SMSs, up 5 percent. Proximus recorded 14.5 million, the same as the year before. In terms of data, KPN/Base recorded traffic

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: BIT / Facebook / KPN / Mobistar / Proximus / Twitter
Countries: Belgium
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Vodafone UK customers send 44% more pics on Christmas Day

Published 31 Dec 2012 10:45 CET | United Kingdom
Vodafone UK said its customers sent 44 percent more picture messages on 25 December this year than on Christmas a year ago. The ...

Yoigo sees 110% mobile data traffic increase on Christmas

Published 30 Dec 2012 07:12 CET | Spain
Spanish mobile operator Yoigo has reported an increase of 110 percent in its mobile data traffic on Christmas Eve, compared to ...





+2.4%
Number of mobile Sims grows 2.4% y-o-y
Spain  |  2016 Q3

Calendar   /   Industry Events

23 Jan CEM in Telecoms Global Summit
23 Jan RAN USA
24 Jan Verizon Q4 2016
24 Jan Corning Q4 2016
24 Jan Logitech fiscal Q3
24 Jan Texas Instruments Q4 2016
24 Jan Samsung Q4 2016
24 Jan Dixons Carphone trading update
24 Jan International Cybersecurity Forum
24 Jan Smart Cities International Symposium
24 Jan Report: Belgian Mobile Virtual Operators 2016 Q3
25 Jan Crown Castle Q4 2016
25 Jan Citrix Systems Q4 2016
25 Jan TE Connectivity fiscal Q1
25 Jan Qualcomm fiscal Q1
25 Jan 8x8 fiscal Q3
25 Jan AT&T Q4 2016
26 Jan Ericsson Q4 2016
26 Jan Intel Q4 2016
26 Jan STMicroelectronics Q4 2016
26 Jan Comcast Q4 2016
26 Jan Juniper Networks Q4 2016
26 Jan Rogers Q4 2016
26 Jan Alphabet Q4 2016
26 Jan Tele2 Q4 2016
26 Jan Sky fiscal Q2
26 Jan Eir fiscal Q2
26 Jan MediaTek Q4 2016
26 Jan Microsoft fiscal Q2
26 Jan The Finance and Investment Forum
::: More Calendar Items