Moldova's mobile internet sales up 13% to MDL 881 mln in first nine months

Monday 2 December 2019 | 16:27 CET | News

Moldova's mobile internet sales increased by 13.1 percent to MDL 881.2 million in the first nine months, according to data from telecom authority Anrceti. Revenues obtained from the sale of dedicated internet (modems / cards) decreased, however, by 0.2 percent to MDL 179.9 million.

The total number of 4G mobile internet users increased by about 559,000 (+ 55 percent) to up to 1.579 million. Of these, about 1.484 million (+ 58.2 percent) accessed the mobile internet through the smartphone and 94,200 (+ 15.6 percent) used the dedicated internet.

At the same time, the total number of mobile internet users (2G, 3G, 4G + dedicated) increased by 260,500 (+ 12 percent) to 2.429 million. Following this evolution, the penetration rate of mobile internet access services relative to 100 inhabitants increased by 11.2 percent to 90.6 percent.

During the reporting period, the traffic generated by mobile internet end-users by smartphone increased by 41 percent and added up over 36 million GB, and the traffic generated by those who used the dedicated internet access increased by 5 percent to about 37.3 million GB. One user who accessed the mobile internet from the smartphone generated average monthly traffic of 2 GB, and one user who used the dedicated internet access generated a monthly traffic of 17.4 GB.

ARPU of mobile internet on the smartphone increased by 7.7 percent to MDL 39.1, while dedicated mobile internet ARPU decreased by 0.7 percent to MDL 83.9.

In terms of turnover, Orange Moldova remains market leader with 63.4 percent, ahead of Moldcell with 27.7 percent and Moldtelecom with 8.9  percent.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Anrceti / Moldcell / Moldtelecom / Orange Moldova
Countries: Moldova, Republic of
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