Montenegro’s fixed-line subscribers fall 6.0% y/y at end-June

By bne IntelliNews August 3, 2015

The number of fixed-line telephony users in Montenegro decreased by 6.0% y/y to 155,509 at end-June, according to data from the telecommunications agency (EKIP). In monthly terms, the number of fixed telephony users went down 0.3%.

The Montenegrin unit of Deutsche Telecom - Crnogorski Telecom, held a 98.37% share of the fixed telephony market, while the local arm of Telekom Srbija, m:tel, which provides fixed telephony via the WiMAX technology, had 1.63%.

Households accounted for 87.33% of all fixed-line users at end-June and the balance was settled by the business sector.

The total number of Montenegro’s Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) connections shrank 54.1% y/y to 1,769 at end-June. Out of the total ISDN connections, some 24.93% belonged to citizens and the rest to companies.

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