Sales of Fixed Telephony Services Decreased by 14% in Moldova
OREANDA-NEWS. August 30, 2013. As it was informed in ANRCETI, due to reduction in volume of traffic and number of subscribers the revenue of the national operator Moldtelecom in January-June 2013 from sales of fixed communication services has decreased compared with the same period of 2012 by 14.7%- up to USD 643.3 million lei.
At the same time, the total income of alternative fixed telephony suppliers increased by 11.5%- up to about 23.1 million lei. Under these conditions, the average revenue per user (ARPU) declined by 15.8%- up to 91.8 lei. Moldtelecom’s ARPU made 95.4 lei (-14.5%), while the alternative suppliers - 44.1 lei (-24.7%), respectively.
Thus, as of late I half 2013 the market share of Moldtelecom declined by 0.83%- up to 96.5%, and the share of alternative suppliers increased and amounted to 3.5%.
The experts explain the increase in alternative suppliers revenue by the growth of their subscriber base through connecting the clients to the package with three or more services (fixed telephony, internet, TV, etc.).