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Smart's Q1 revenues boosted by 127% mobile data traffic growth

Monday 20 May 2019 | 10:58 CET | News
Philippines mobile operator Smart Communications posted record revenue growth in the first quarter of 2019. Revenue growth was mainly boosted by increasing use of online video and mobile games. PLDT's wireless brands also added 3.4 million customers in the first quarter of this year. About two-thirds of these subscribers are smartphone owners, of whom about 70 percent are data users. Mobile data traffic jumped 127 percent year-on-year to 304 petabytes.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: PLDT / Smart Communications
Countries: Philippines
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