Fall in subscribers for all three Slovak mobile operators

All three of Slovakia’s mobile operators - Orange Slovensko, T-Mobile Slovensko, and Telefonica O2 Slovakia – saw a fall in their number of active subscribers in the second quarter of 2008.

All three of Slovakia’s mobile operators - Orange Slovensko, T-Mobile Slovensko, and Telefonica O2 Slovakia – saw a fall in their number of active subscribers in the second quarter of 2008.

Their joint total of 5.282 million active clients represented a fall in the number of active SIM cards of 41,000. Orange posted a drop of 16,000 clients, T-Mobile 13,000 and O2 Slovakia 12,000. As of June 30, Orange reported 2.847 million active customers of prepaid and invoiced services; T-Mobile Slovensko had 2.160 million and Telefonica O2 Slovakia 275,000.

The figures represent a fall of 0.76 percent, to 97.81 percent, in mobile penetration relative to Slovakia’s population of 5.4 million. The data made available by operators includes the total number of SIM cards including those used in technological appliances, GSM gateway operation, mobile Internet services, telemetry and for other uses. Prepaid subscribers were considered active if they made at least one operation during the quarter. SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

White Crow laureates (l-r): Andrej Belák, Jolana and Štefan Náther, Jaroslav Macek

The stories of White Crow laureates show how important it is to speak up against injustice

The awards went to four initiatives in justice, education, health care and minorities.

23 h
The mass testing in Nitra.

News digest: Results from weekend nationwide testing still not out

The parliamentary committee recommends one candidate for new police chief. NASA picks a picture by Slovak photographer as its Astronomy Picture of the Day.

16 h
Gábor Grendel (OĽaNO), Juraj Šeliga (Za Ľudí), and SaS MPs Marian Viskupič and Jana Bittó Cigániková.

Matovič government takes after Smer in lawmaking

The second-largest testing scheme of the whole population is underway in Slovakia. Government says they ordered enough vaccines. Layoffs of transnationals in Bratislava.

21 h
PM Igor Matovič (front) and Economy Minister Richard Sulík (back)

Hlas is gaining strength, along with Sulík’s SaS

At the same time, most people think PM Matovič is not managing the coronavirus crisis well.

23 h