In the first three months of this year, according to the Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications and Postal Services (RATEL), a total of 5.2 billion minutes or more than 86 million hours of talk time, averaging about seven minutes per call, were spent on mobile phones.
There are 8.25 million active public mobile phone users who sent around 1.25 billion text messages, an average of 1.7 messages per day.
In the first quarter of this year in Serbia, the majority of mobile numbers switched to the A1 network, while in landline telephony, the majority of numbers were switched to the SBB network; 9,232 mobile numbers were switched to the A1 network, 8,046 to Telekom, 6,330 to Telenor and 1,244 to Globaltel.
In regard to landline telephony, 3,286 numbers switched to SBB, 1,947 to Orion, 1,517 numbers to Moja Supernova and 1,070 numbers to Telekom.
The analysis also showed that there is an increase in the number of postpaid users, who number about 5.077 million, with about 73% of private users among them, while the number of prepaid users is decreasing and now stands at about 3.171 million.
Telekom Srbija is chosen by 43.8% of users, Telenor 31.2%, A1 of 24.4% while the rest goes to Globaltel. The amount of data transmitted on the mobile network increased and reached 140.2 million GB, as did the number of landline broadband Internet subscribers by about 300,000 and reached about 1.76 million.
About 57% of subscribers have a cable TV connection. The ‘video on demand’ service was used 17.3 million times in the first quarter.
(Vecernje Novosti, 17.06.2021)
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