Today:
russian English greek latvian French German Chinese (Simplified) Arabic hebrew

All that you will be interested in knowing about Cyprus on our website Cyplive.com
the most informative resource about Cyprus in runet
The wars of mobile operators in Cyprus

The wars of mobile operators in Cyprus

19.07.2018
Tags:Cyprus, Statistics, Communications, Telephone, Communication, Internet

The Cyprus state-owned telecommunications company Cyta is losing its leadership position at an alarming rate, Cyprus Mail writes.

In June 2017, Cyta's share of the mobile market declined to 58,4% from 62,3% in June last year. At the same time, the main competitor of Cyta, MTN increased its stake to 32,6% (last June it was 30,9%). Primetel also managed to win back a small market share - 9% in June 2017 compared to 6,5% in June 2016

In the prepaid mobile market, the situation is even grimmer for Cyta. Although the share is even more than half the market (51,7%), but since June 2016, it has fallen by 5,2%. MTN and Primetel increased their market share in this segment to 39,5% and 6,9% from 36,1% and 4,9% for the year, respectively.

In the mobile broadband, the share of Cyta also decreased - from 94,6% to 91,9%. In the market of fixed telephony - from 75,6% to 72,4%.

In the broadband Internet market, Cyta also lost a stake, even despite new tariffs and lower prices. 57,7% this June against 59,9% in the past. MTN managed to increase its stake to 6,2% from 4,2% last year. Primetel grew in this sector not so much - from 15,2% to 15,5%. The second player in this market is Cablenet - the share of 20,7% (20,4% last June).

GTranslate Your license is inactive or expired, please subscribe again!