The total sales in the mobile telephony sector of Moldova in the first half of 2019 amounted to 1 billion 526 million lei, decreasing by 53.5 million lei (-3.4%) versus the same period of 2018
This was reported by the National Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications and Information Technology with reference to data provided by three mobile communications service providers (Orange Moldova, Moldcell and Moldtelecom (Unite). Herewith, in January-June 2019, the average monthly income per active user (ARPU) decreased by 0.4% versus the same period in 2018 and amounted to 72.5 lei, in particular, for Moldtelecom, ARPU amounted to 80.2 lei, for Orange Moldova - 76.4 lei, while Moldcell has 64.7 lei. As noted by ANRCETI, the market share of three existing suppliers of mobile telephony has not undergone major changes: the largest market share, in terms of sales belonged to Orange Moldova - 63.6%, Moldcell - 30.7%, and Moldtelecom - 5.7%. // 02.09.2019 - InfoMarket.