2007 Eastern Europe - Mobile Communications & Mobile Data (tables only)

Publication Overview

This report provides 180 statistical tables relating to the mobile communications and mobile data markets of 22 Eastern European countries, and is extracted from the full annual market reports. For a full description, commentary, analysis and forecasting, see the original reports.

Researcher:- Paul Kwon

Current publication date:- December 2007 (6th Edition)

Next publication date:- December 2008

 

 

Executive Summary

Probably the most dynamic telecoms sector across the whole Eastern European region, the mobile industry continues to grow despite maturing markets in some countries. In saturated markets the good times of high growth will become to harder to imitate during 2008, with revenue growth to be centred on encouraging migration to postpaid plans and 3G/HSDPA services to offer desirable mobile data and content. Operators have their work cut out for them in the mobile data and contents market as SMS and MMS continues to account for the majority of non-voice revenue, although the faster 3G/HSDPA network speeds available coupled with the falling cost of smart phones should be encouraging for operators as it allows delivery of more desirable high-bandwidth content.

Eastern Europe’s mobile market has witnessed considerable growth since the late 1990s, with half of region’s markets reporting penetration rates above 100% in 2007. There are vast variations in penetration rates throughout the region, with penetrations highest in the CEE region and lowest in the Balkan region. The success of mobile telephony in Eastern Europe can largely be attributed to the inadequacy of the basic telephone infrastructure and the long waiting periods for fixed line installation, with mobile penetration higher than teledensity in all countries.

Eastern Europe - Top 10 mobile markets by subscribers and penetration – March 2007

Country

Subscribers (million)

Annual change

Penetration

Russia

159

15.9%

110%

Ukraine

51.2

55.2%

110%

Poland

37.8

23.1%

98%

Romania

18.6

31.0%

83%

Greece

14.2

17.3%

130%

Czech

12.6

7.3%

120%

Hungary

9.4

7.2%

94%

Bulgaria

8.7

30.2%

120%

Serbia

7.9

26.0%

78%

Belarus

6.3

41.1%

61%

(Source: BuddeComm based on Global Mobile)

GSM networks dominate the market, with three to four operational in most countries and most countries now boast at least one 3G/HSDPA network. CDMA networks operate in a number of countries.

Markets within the region are dominated by Western European operators, with T-Mobile, Vodafone, Telekom Austria, Tele2 and TeliaSonera operating in a number of countries. Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) have launched operations in a number of the EU countries although their impact on the overall market has so far been negligible.

This report provides 180 statistical tables relating to the mobile communications and mobile data markets of 22 Eastern European countries, and is extracted from the full annual market reports. For a full description, commentary, analysis and forecasting, see the original reports.

Data in this report is the latest available at the time of preparation and may not be for the current year.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Albania
    • 1.1 Operator statistics
  • 2. Belarus
    • 2.1 Operator statistics
  • 3. Bosnia-Herzegovina
    • 3.1 Operator statistics
  • 4. Bulgaria
    • 4.1 Operator statistics
    • 4.2 Mobile data
  • 5. Croatia
    • 5.1 Operator statistics
  • 6. Cyprus
    • 6.1 Mobile data
  • 7. Czech Republic
    • 7.1 Operator statistics
  • 8. Estonia
    • 8.1 Operator statistics
    • 8.2 Mobile data
  • 9. Greece
    • 9.1 Operator statistics
  • 10. Hungary
    • 10.1 Operator statistics
  • 11. Latvia
    • 11.1 Operator statistics
  • 12. Lithuania
    • 12.1 Operator statistics
    • 12.2 Mobile data
  • 13. Macedonia (FYROM)
    • 13.1 Operator statistics
  • 14. Moldova
    • 14.1 Mobile data
  • 15. Montenegro
    • 15.1 Operator statistics
    • 15.2 Mobile data
  • 16. Poland
    • 16.1 Operator statistics
  • 17. Romania
    • 17.1 Operator statistics
  • 18. Russia
    • 18.1 Operator statistics
  • 19. Serbia
  • 20. Slovakia
    • 20.1 Operator statistics
  • 21. Slovenia
    • 21.1 Operator statistics
    • 21.2 Mobile data
  • 22. Ukraine
    • 22.1 Operator statistics
    • Table 1 – Albania - mobile key statistics – March 2007
    • Table 2 – Albania - mobile subscriber growth and penetration – 1996 - 2007
    • Table 3 – Albania - mobile operators, technology and subscribers – March 2007
    • Table 4 – Albania - AMC financial data – 2006 - 2007
    • Table 5 – Albania - Vodafone prepaid subscribers – 2005 - 2007
    • Table 6 – Albania - Vodafone financial data – 2005 - 2007
    • Table 7 – Belarus - mobile key statistics – March 2007
    • Table 8 – Belarus - mobile subscribers and penetration – 1995 - 2007
    • Table 9 – Belarus - mobile operators, technology and subscribers – July 2007
    • Table 10 – Bosnia - mobile statistics – March 2007
    • Table 11 – Bosnia - mobile subscribers and penetration – 1998 - 2007
    • Table 12 – Bosnia - mobile operators, technology and subscribers – March 2007
    • Table 13 – Bosnia - prepaid subscribers by operator – 2003 – 2006
    • Table 14 – Bulgaria – mobile key statistics – March 2007
    • Table 15 – Bulgaria – mobile subscribers and penetration – 1995 - 2007
    • Table 16 – Bulgaria – mobile operators, technology and subscribers – March 2007
    • Table 17 – Bulgaria – ratio of prepaid to postpaid subscribers – 2000 - 2005
    • Table 18 – Bulgaria – household penetration of prepaid and postpaid mobile phones – 2006
    • Table 19 – Bulgaria – total mobile sector revenue by service – 2003 - 2005
    • Table 20 – Bulgaria – mobile operator market share by revenue – 2003 - 2006
    • Table 21 – Bulgaria – MobilTel prepaid subscribers and ARPU – 2004 - 2006
    • Table 22 – Bulgaria – MobilTel financial data – 2005 - 2006
    • Table 23 – Bulgaria – GloBul financial data – 2006 - 2007
    • Table 24 – Bulgaria – total SMS and MMS messages sent – 2003 - 2005
    • Table 25 – Croatia - mobile key statistics – March 2007
    • Table 26 – Croatia - mobile subscribers and penetration – 1995 - 2007
    • Table 27 – Croatia - mobile operators, technology and subscribers – March 2007
    • Table 28 – Croatia - household penetration of prepaid and postpaid mobile phones – 2006
    • Table 29 – Croatia - T-Mobile prepaid subscribers – 2000 - 2007
    • Table 30 – Croatia - T-Mobile – operating data and ARPU – 2004 - 2007
    • Table 31 – Croatia - T-Mobile – financial data – 2004 - 2007
    • Table 32 – Croatia - VIPnet prepaid subscribers – 2004 - 2006
    • Table 33 – Croatia - VIPnet financial data – 2004 - 2006
    • Table 34 – Cyprus - mobile key statistics – June 2007
    • Table 35 – Cyprus - mobile subscribers and penetration – 1995 - 2007
    • Table 36 – Cyprus - mobile operators, technology and subscribers – June 2007
    • Table 37 – Cyprus - household penetration of prepaid and postpaid mobile phones – 2006
    • Table 38 – Cyprus - SMS and MMS traffic by operator– 2005
    • Table 39 – Czech Republic - mobile key statistics – March 2007
    • Table 40 – Czech Republic - mobile subscribers and penetration – 1995 - 2007
    • Table 41 – Czech Republic - mobile operators, technology and subscribers – March 2007
    • Table 42 – Czech Republic - household penetration of prepaid and postpaid phones – 2006
    • Table 43 – Czech Republic - Telefónica O2 prepaid subscribers – 2004 - 2007
    • Table 44 – Czech Republic - Telefónica O2 MOU and ARPU data – 2006 - 2007
    • Table 45 – Czech Republic - T-Mobile churn, acquisition costs and ARPU – 2004 - 2007
    • Table 46 – Czech Republic - T-Mobile financial data – 2004 - 2006
    • Table 47 – Czech Republic - Vodafone CR prepaid subscribers – 2005 - 2007
    • Table 48 – Czech Republic - Vodafone CR prepaid and postpaid ARPU and MOU – 2004 - 2007
    • Table 49 – Estonia - mobile key statistics – March 2007
    • Table 50 – Estonia - mobile subscribers and penetration – 1998 - 2007
    • Table 51 – Estonia - mobile operators, technology and subscribers – March 2007
    • Table 52 – Estonia - household penetration of prepaid & postpaid mobile phones – 2006
    • Table 53 – Estonia - GPRS users by mobile operator – 2006
    • Table 54 – Estonia - average monthly MOU per operator – 2006
    • Table 55 – Estonia - Elisa financial data – 2004 - 2006
    • Table 56 – Estonia - EMT prepaid subscribers – 2002 - 2007
    • Table 57 – Estonia - SMS messages sent by operator – 2006
    • Table 58 – Estonia - MMS messages sent by operator – 2006
    • Table 59 – Greece – mobile key statistics – June 2007
    • Table 60 – Greece – mobile subscribers and penetration – 1996 - 2007
    • Table 61 – Greece – mobile operators, technology and subscribers – June 2007
    • Table 62 – Greece – household penetration of prepaid and postpaid mobile phones – 2006
    • Table 63 – Greece – mobile numbers ported – 2004 - 2006
    • Table 64 – Greece – Vodafone prepaid subscribers – 2005 - 2007
    • Table 65 – Greece – Vodafone quarterly prepaid and postpaid ARPU and MOU – 2005 - 2007
    • Table 66 – Greece – Cosmote prepaid subscribers – 2005 - 2006
    • Table 67 – Greece – Cosmote financial data – 2006 - 2007
    • Table 68 – Hungary - mobile key statistics – March 2007
    • Table 69 – Hungary - mobile subscribers and penetration – 1990; 1995 - 2007
    • Table 70 – Hungary - mobile operators, technology and subscribers – March 2007
    • Table 71 – Hungary - Household penetration of prepaid and postpaid mobile phones – 2006
    • Table 72 – Hungary - prepaid subscribers by operator – 2002 - 2007
    • Table 73 – Hungary - T-Mobile churn, subscriber acquisition costs, ARPU and MOU – 2004 - 2007
    • Table 74 – Hungary - T-Mobile financial data – 2004 - 2007
    • Table 75 – Hungary - Pannon GSM financial data – 2004 - 2007
    • Table 76 – Hungary - Vodafone Hungary ARPU and MOU – 2005 - 2007
    • Table 77 – Latvia - mobile key statistics – March 2007
    • Table 78 – Latvia - mobile subscribers and penetration – 1995 - 2007
    • Table 79 – Latvia - mobile operators, technology and subscribers – March 2007
    • Table 80 – Latvia - household penetration of prepaid & postpaid mobile phones – 2006
    • Table 81 – Latvia - LMT prepaid subscribers – 2002 - 2007
    • Table 82 – Lithuania - mobile key statistics – March 2007
    • Table 83 – Lithuania - mobile subscribers and penetration – 1998 - 2007
    • Table 84 – Lithuania - mobile operators, technology and subscribers – March 2007
    • Table 85 – Lithuania - percentage of prepaid subscribers – 2003 - 2006
    • Table 86 – Lithuania - household penetration of prepaid & postpaid mobile phones – 2006
    • Table 87 – Lithuania - ARPU by mobile operator – 2006
    • Table 88 – Lithuania - Omnitel MOU, postpaid and prepaid ARPU and churn – 2005 - 2007
    • Table 89 – Lithuania - market share by operators of the postpaid business market – June 2006
    • Table 90 – Lithuania - combined GPRS/EDGE/UMTS mobile data subscribers – 2004 - 2006
    • Table 91 – Lithuania - total SMS and MMS messages sent – 2004 - 2006
    • Table 92 – Macedonia – mobile key statistics – March 2007
    • Table 93 – Macedonia – mobile subscribers and penetration – 1997 - 2007
    • Table 94 – Macedonia – mobile operators, technology and subscribers – March 2007
    • Table 95 – Macedonia – T-Mobile prepaid subscribers and total subscribers – 2004 - 2007
    • Table 96 – Macedonia – T-Mobile MOU and ARPU – 2004 - 2007
    • Table 97 – Macedonia – T-Mobile – financial data – 2004 - 2007
    • Table 98 – Macedonia – T-Mobile – churn, subscriber acquisition costs and ARPU – 2004 - 2007
    • Table 99 – Macedonia – Cosmofon financial data – 2006 - 2007
    • Table 100 – Moldova - mobile key statistics – March 2007
    • Table 101 – Moldova - mobile subscribers and penetration – 1998 - 2007
    • Table 102 – Moldova - mobile operators, technology and subscribers – March 2007
    • Table 103 – Moldova - originating and terminating mobile traffic – 2003 - 2006
    • Table 104 – Moldova - percentage of prepaid and postpaid subscribers – 2000 - 2006
    • Table 105 – Moldova - total SMS and MMS messages sent – 2002 - 2006
    • Table 106 – Moldova - total SMS messages sent by operator – 2003 - 2006
    • Table 107 – Moldova - WAP subscribers by operator – March 2006
    • Table 108 – Montenegro - mobile key statistics – March 2007
    • Table 109 – Montenegro - mobile subscribers and penetration – 2004 - 2007
    • Table 110 – Montenegro - mobile operators, technology and subscribers – March 2007
    • Table 111 – Montenegro - prepaid subscribers by operator – 2004 - 2006
    • Table 112 – Montenegro - ProMonte ARPU and MOU – 2005 - 2007
    • Table 113 – Montenegro - ProMonte revenue, EBITDA, operating profit and CAPEX – 2005 - 2007
    • Table 114 – Montenegro - T-Mobile MOU and ARPU – 2004 - 2007
    • Table 115 – Montenegro - SMS messages sent – 2001 – 2006
    • Table 116 – Poland - mobile key statistics – March 2007
    • Table 117 – Poland - mobile subscribers and penetration – 1995 - 2007
    • Table 118 – Poland - mobile operators, technology and subscribers – March 2007
    • Table 119 – Poland - household penetration of prepaid and postpaid mobile phones – 2006
    • Table 120 – Poland - Polkomtel prepaid subscribers – 2005 - 2007
    • Table 121 – Poland - Polkomtel financial data – 2005 - 2006
    • Table 122 – Poland - PTC – churn, subscriber acquisition costs and ARPU – 2005 - 2006
    • Table 123 – Poland - PTC financial data – 2005 - 2006
    • Table 124 – Poland - PTK Centertel prepaid subscribers – 2003 - 2006
    • Table 125 – Romania - mobile key statistics – March 2007
    • Table 126 – Romania - mobile subscribers and penetration – 1995 - 2007
    • Table 127 – Romania - mobile operator, technology and subscribers – March 2007
    • Table 128 – Romania - household penetration of prepaid and postpaid mobile phones – 2006
    • Table 129 – Romania - Vodafone prepaid subscribers – 2005 - 2007
    • Table 130 – Romania - Vodafone ARPU and MOU – 2005 - 2007
    • Table 131 – Romania - Orange Romania financial data – 2003 - 2006
    • Table 132 – Romania - Cosmorom operating and financial data – 2006 - 2007
    • Table 133 – Russia - mobile key statistics – July 2007
    • Table 134 – Russia - mobile subscribers and penetration – 1995 - 2007
    • Table 135 – Russia - mobile operators, technology and subscribers – July 2007
    • Table 136 – Russia - Mobile content market by service – 2006
    • Table 137 – Russia - total handsets sold and value – 2004 - 2006
    • Table 138 – Russia - total revenue, voice and non-voice ARPU – 2002 - 2005
    • Table 139 – Russia - subscriber market share by mobile network operator – 2006
    • Table 140 – Russia - MTS operation data and ARPU – 2001 - 2006
    • Table 141 – Russia - MTS subscribers by country – February 2007
    • Table 142 – Russia - MTS financial data – 2005 - 2006
    • Table 143 – Russia - MTS and VimpelCom prepaid subscribers – 2004 - 2006
    • Table 144 – Russia - VimpelCom ARPU, MOU and churn – 2001 - 2006
    • Table 145 – Russia - VimpelCom financial data – 2005 - 2006
    • Table 146 – Russia - MegaFon operating data and ARPU – 2002 - 2006
    • Table 147 – Russia - MegaFon financial data – 2002 - 2006
    • Table 148 – Russia - Yeniseytelecom financial data – 2005 - 2006
    • Table 149 – Russia - Baikalvestkom financial data – 2005 - 2006
    • Table 150 – Serbia - mobile key statistics – March 2007
    • Table 151 – Serbia - mobile subscribers and penetration – 1998 - 2007
    • Table 152 – Serbia - mobile operators, technology and subscribers – March 2007
    • Table 153 – Serbia - Mobi 63 financial data – 2006 - 2007
    • Table 154 – Serbia - Mobi 63 prepaid and postpaid ARPU and MOU – 2006 - 2007
    • Table 155 – Serbia - Mobi 63 prepaid users – 2006 - 2007
    • Table 156 – Slovakia - mobile key statistics – March 2007
    • Table 157 – Slovakia - mobile subscribers and penetration – 1995 - 2007
    • Table 158 – Slovakia - mobile operators, technology and subscribers – March 2007
    • Table 159 – Slovakia - household penetration of prepaid and postpaid mobile phones – 2006
    • Table 160 – Slovakia - T-Mobile – churn, subscriber data and ARPU – 2004 - 2007
    • Table 161 – Slovakia - T-Mobile – financial data – 2004 - 2007
    • Table 162 – Slovakia - Orange Slovensko revenue and ARPU – 2003 - 2006
    • Table 163 – Slovenia - mobile key statistics – March 2007
    • Table 164 – Slovenia - mobile subscribers and penetration – 1995 - 2007
    • Table 165 - Slovenia - mobile operators, technology and subscribers – March 2007
    • Table 166 – Slovenia - household penetration of prepaid and postpaid mobile phones – 2006
    • Table 167 – Slovenia - active user market share by operator – 2004 - 2006
    • Table 168 – Slovenia - Mobitel prepaid subscribers – 2003 - 2006
    • Table 169 – Slovenia - Mobitel financial data – 2005 - 2006
    • Table 170 – Slovenia - Si.Mobil prepaid subscribers – 2004 - 2006
    • Table 171 – Slovenia - Si.Mobil financial data – 2004 - 2006
    • Table 172 – Slovenia - SMS messages sent by operator – 2006
    • Table 173 – Ukraine - mobile key statistics – March 2007
    • Table 174 – Ukraine - mobile subscribers and penetration – 1995 - 2007
    • Table 175 – Ukraine - mobile operators, technology and subscribers – March 2007
    • Table 176 – Ukraine - market share by mobile network operator – 2006
    • Table 177 – Ukraine - UMC ARPU, MOU and churn – 2003 - 2006
    • Table 178 – Ukraine - Kievstar prepaid, postpaid and blended ARPU – 2004 - 2006
    • Table 179 – Ukraine - Kievstar prepaid subscribers and MOU – 2004 - 2006
    • Table 180 – Ukraine - URS ARPU, MOU and churn – 2005 – 2006

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