The number of mobile internet subscribers in Hungary passed the one million mark at the end of May, the National Communications Authority (NHH) has reported in its monthly update. In total, 16,000 new mobile internet subscribers were added in May 2010. The regulator added that the number of active customers - those having used mobile Internet in the last three months - within the whole set of mobile Internet subscribers has increased from 773,000 to 786,000.
According to a report based on the cooperation of Hungary's three mobile carriers, after April's overall traffic of 1,131,000 GB, subscribers in May used their mobile devices for a total of 1,148,000 GB of uploads and downloads, translating to an average traffic of 1.46 GB per active customer - a figure that has not changed since the previous month.
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Regarding the total number of subscribers, the flash report states that T-Mobile's market share grew from 48.38 percent in April to 48.90 in May, whereas both Vodafone and Telenor experienced negative growth with respective market shares dropping from 24.24 and 27.38 percent to 23.90 and 27.20 percent, respectively.
Based on active subscriptions generating data traffic, Vodafone's market share fell from April's 25.06 percent to 24.75 percent, Telenor's share declined from 25.43 to 25.2 percent, while that of T-Mobile increased from 49.51 to 50.05 percent.
In terms of total data traffic, both T-Mobile and Vodafone showed positive figures for May, with market shares rising from 43.05 and 28.27 percent, respectively, to 43.25 and 29.17 percent, meanwhile Telenor continued to plunge from April's 28.68 percent to 27.58 percent.
Per-subscriber data traffic fell from 1.65 to 1.60 GB at Telenor and from 1.27 to 1.26 GB at T-Mobile, while Vodafone customers generated an average traffic of 1.72 GB, an increase of 0.07 GB compared to the previous month.
For the month of May, T-Mobile subscribers generated 496 thousand GB of data traffic, up from 487 thousand in April. Data transferred by Telenor subscribers decreased from 324 to 317 thousand GB over the same period, while the overall up and download traffic of Vodafone subscribers increased from April's 320 thousand GB to 335 thousand GB.
Source: Cellular News