According to Hungary’s telecom regulator NMHH, the total number of mobile phone subscribers fell by approximately 19,000 to 11.473 million in November. At the same time, the number of active mobile phone subscriptions fell to 10.949 million from 10.965 million in October, while mobile subscriptions per 100 inhabitants were 115.4, slightly down from 115.6 one month earlier.
According to Slovenia’s Agency for Post and Electronic Communications (Apek), it has published its report on the local electronic communications market for the third quarter of 2012. The main conclusion of the report is that the mobile phone penetration rate has reached 106.9%, compared with 106.3 percent in the previous quarter.
Si.mobil has retained its leading position with regard to the number of SMS sent (45.3% of the total), while Telekom Slovenije (45.1% of the total) is leader in terms of the number of MMS sent.
The number of mobile internet connections reached 508,692 in the third quarter. Fixed broadband internet penetration was 65.5 percent, with Telekom Slovenije market leader with a 39.1 percent share, followed by T-2 (17.4%) and Telemach (13.7%). In terms of fixed broadband technology, xDSL accounted for 52.2 percent of the market, followed by cable modem (28.5%), FTTH (17.1%) and other (2.3%).
Connections with a speed of 2 Mbps to 10 Mbps represented 47.8 percent of the total, connections of 10 Mbps to 30 Mbps had a 31.2 market share, connections at less than 2 Mbps had 17.5 percent, while connections over 30 Mbps comprised 3.5 percent of the total.
After a long period of dominance of traditional telephony, IP telephony has now surpassed a 50 percent market share, with 395,744 connections. In this segment, Telekom Slovenije is market leader (37.5%), followed by Telemach (23.2%) and T-2 (18.1%). However, Telekom Slovenije saw its share of the fixed telephony market drop to 68.0 percent, compared with 69.5 percent in the second quarter of 2012.