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Spain adds 520,000 mobile broadband lines in July

Wednesday 20 September 2017 | 10:42 CET | News
Spanish mobile broadband lines reached a total of 41.4 million in July, up 6.7 percent year on year, according to the latest data from communications regulator CNMC. A 520,147 monthly rise in new lines (237,580 postpay and 282,567 prepay) saw the overall mobile broadband penetration rate rise by 5.6 percentage points year on year to 92.8 lines per 100 inhabitants. The country's three leading operators (Movistar, Orange and Vodafone) accounted for 83.4 percent of the mobile broadband market, followed by the Masmovil group (MasMovil, Yoigo, Pepephone and LlamaYa) with 9.4 percent.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: CNMC / LlamaYa / Masmovil / Movistar / Orange / Pepephone / Vodafone / Yoigo
Countries: Spain
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