Hungary's fixed broadband subs grow 13,000 to 2.860 mln in January

Tuesday 13 March 2018 | 15:52 CET | News

The number of fixed-line voice subscriptions in Hungary in January dropped by 3,000 to 3.129 million versus December 2017, according to a report from local telecom regulator NMHH. The total number of fixed-access broadband subscriptions rose 13,000 to 2.860 million. On the fixed-access broadband market, however, subscriptions rose 13,000 to 2.860 million.

The number of voice over cable television and VoIP connections also increased to 1.013 million and 1.633 million, respectively, but the number of landline connections dropped to 415,868 from 428,084 in the previous month. T-Home Hungary continues to be first on this segment with a market share of 50.4 percent, ahead of UPC Hungary with 19 percent, Invitel with 12.1 percent, Digi with 12.5 percent, Tarr with 1.8 percent, PR-Telekom with 1.3 percent, ViDaNet with 0.8 percent and Parisat with 0.1 percent. Other service providers had a combined market share of 2 percent.

In the broadband market, the DSL base continued to drop, decreasing to 750,962 from 753, 087 at the end of December 2017, while the number of broadband via cable subscribers increased to 1.215 million from 1.210 million. Of the total number of cable subscribers, 1.094 million were via Docsis 3.0, up from 1.081 million In December. FTTx users continued to grow, reaching 625,679 compared to 616,767 in December. The percentage with speeds over 30 Mbps increased by 0.5 percent to 66.3 percent.

T-Home remains first on this market with a 35.1 percent market share, followed by UPC with 22.1 percent, Digi with 16.3 percent, Invitel with 8.8 percent, Tarr with 2.9 percent, ViDaNet with 2.5 percent, PR-Telekom with 1.7 percent, and Parisat with 0.5 percent. Other service providers' combined market share was 10.1 percent.

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