In April-June 2014, the total volume of revenues generated by electronic communications activities (mobile telephony, mobile broadband, fixed telephony, fixed broadband, broadcasting, other activities in this sector) increased over the same timeframe of last year by 14,8% up to 1 billion 742,7 million lei, as shown in the Report (doc. in state language) of the National Agency for Regulation of Electronic Communications and Information Technology (ANRCETI) about the evolution of the electronic communications market in second quarter of 2014, published on www.anrceti.md.
Statistical data on the evolution of the market for fixed and mobile broadband in the first half of 2014 published today by ANRCETI show continuously increasing number of subscribers and revenues. The number of subscribers to mobile broadband (via modems and data cards) grew more than 16,6 thousand (+6,4%) and exceeded 276,2 thousand; the number of fixed broadband subscribers - 18,7 thousand (+4%) up to about 486 thousand. The total number of subscribers to these services increased by 35,5 thousand (+4,9%) up to 762,2 thousand, the turnover of these services - by 93,5 million lei (+18.4% ) and exceeded 601,6 million lei.
The implementation, starting with November 6, of new licenses for the use of 800, 900 and 1800 MHz spectrum, recently granted to the three mobile providers, will start a new stage of development of the national radio communications sector and promote innovative mobile broadband services, which fact will facilitate the work and daily life of citizens. This was the message delivered by the Director of the National Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications and Information Technology (ANRCETI), Grigore Varanita, during a press conference on Tuesday, Sept. 2, held at ANRCETI.
ANRCETI published the statistical data covering the evolution of the fixed market in the first half of 2014. The data show that the number of fixed subscribers kept the same level as last year (+0,03%), the fixed traffic dropped 11,8% (down to 1 billion 360,2 million minutes), the sales revenues dropped 9,2% down to 502,4 million lei.
In the first half of 2014, the total volume of mobile voice traffic grew over the same timeframe of last year by 11,2% and exceeded 2,9 billion de minutes, the monthly average traffic per mobile user was 206 minutes or three hours 26 minutes, which is 6,2% increase. These are the statistical data about the evolution of the mobile market in the first half of 2014, published by ANRCETI.