Ratel releases end 2006 data for Serbian telecoms market

25 May 2007

According to data released by the Republic Telecommunication Agency, Ratel, the Serbian telecommunications services market accounted for around 5.6% of the country’s GDP in 2006, up from 4.5% in 2005, after total market revenue grew by around 40% year-on-year, to EUR1.3 billion (USD1.7 billion). Mobile services represented 48.68% of sales, fixed line services 34.71%, broadcasting 10.05%, data transmission 2.52%, internet 2.15% and cable services 1.89%. At the end of 2006 there were 2.72 million fixed line users, up 7.6% year-on-year, 6.64 million mobile users, up 20.6%, 1.01 million internet users, up 32.8%, 541,900 cable users, up 2.15%, and 121,600 broadband users, up 200.2%.

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