In the first three months of this year, the fixed voice market continued to decline in terms of number of subscribers, voice traffic and revenues, a trend that has maintained in this market for several consecutive years. Thus, the number of subscribers decreased, compared to the end of 2021, by 0.8% and making over 991.9 thousand, the voice traffic decreased, compared to the first quarter of last year, by 20.5% and showed 225.4 million minutes, and the volume of revenues decreased by 12.8% to about 78 million lei.
The statistical data on the evolution of the mobile broadband market, aggregated by the National Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications and Information Technology (ANRCETI), show that the market has grown dynamically in the first quarter of this year. Thus, the number of users who accessing the Internet through smartphones increased by 3.5%, compared to the end of 2021, and totaled over 2.6 million, and the traffic they generated increased by 58.3%, compared to the same period last year, and reached 42.2 million GB.
The National Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications and Information Technology (ANRCETI) announces public consultation of two draft Administrative Board Decisions, presented on its official website www.anrceti.md:
1. Draft Decision on approval of the standard Special Conditions of the License for the use of radio frequencies/channels in the 10.7-12.75 GHz and 14.0-14.5 GHz bands for the purpose of providing communications networks and services via satellite communications stations for data transmission;
According to statistics on the evolution of the mobile voice market, in the first quarter of 2022, the total volume of revenues of mobile communications providers increased by 4.5% compared to the same period last year, and were estimated at 724.2 million lei, while the total number of users increased by 2.3%, during 3 months, and reached over 4.8 million. At the same time, the total volume of voice traffic decreased by 1.7%, compared to the first quarter of last year, showing over 1.6 billion minutes.
According to the Statistical Report on the evolution of the postal communications market in 2021, published by the National Agency for Regulation in Electronic Communications and Information Technology (ANRCETI) on www.anrceti.md, the value of the postal service market increased compared to 2020, by 11.7% and was estimated at 395 million 774.7 thousand lei.
The highest growth rate - 25.8%, was reported for mail advertising revenues, which reached 836.8 thousand lei and correspondence items (+ 14.9%), reached 164 million 700,6 thousand lei. Revenues from express items increased by 7.4%, estimated at 125 million 413.8 thousand lei, and revenues from parcels increased by 4.5%, to a total of 80 million 259.2 thousand lei. Revenues from other postal services increased by 46.4% up to 24 million 564.3 thousand lei.