Armenian cellcos’ mobile internet subs top 1.56m in Q1

17 Jun 2014

The total number of mobile internet subscribers in Armenia exceeded 1.568 million at the end of March 2014, up a net 24,431 subscriptions from the start of the year, as overall cellular penetration soared to 110% or more than 3.7 million, according to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database. The biggest player in terms of mobile internet users at the end of the first quarter is VivaCell-MTS, owned by Russia’s Mobile TeleSystems, which closed out March with 1.003 million subscribers thanks to net gains of 9,366 in the three-month period. Second spot in the mobile internet segment belongs to Vimpelcom-backed ArmenTel (Beeline) with 299,862 (+3,581), while French-owned Orange Armenia brought up the rear with 266,050, thanks to the addition of 11,484 net new mobile internet users in January-March.