Number of mobile phone subscriptions up slightly in January
Thursday, February 23, 2006, 17:40
The number of mobile phone subscriptions in Hungary increased 29,000 to 9.349 million in January, the National Communications Authority (NHH) said on Thursday. The number of subscriptions increased 6.81% compared to the same month a year earlier and 0.31% in January alone. The number of subscriptions per 100 people rose to 92.7 in January, compared to 92.4 one month earlier and 86.7 in January 2004.
T-Mobil Hungary's share of the market in terms of subscribers was 44.93% at the end of January, down from 45% a month earlier. Pannon's share fell from 33.22% to 33.19%, and Vodafone's share increased to 21.88% from 21.78%. The number of active users rose 15,000 to 8.739 million in January.