- Closing customer base of mobile, fixed voice and Internet of Things at 9,456,879, out of which mobile base of 8,763,478 at December 31st, 2016
- Mobile ARPU was EUR 6.2 for the three months ended December 31st, 2016
- Service revenues of EUR 178.7 million for the quarter ended December 31st, 2016
- On an organic basis, service revenue grew by 2.8% in the quarter ended December 31st, 2016 as compared to the same period of last year
- Data usage increased by 107% for the quarter ended December 31st, 2016, compared to same period of last year
Vodafone Romania announced the key performance indicators for the third quarter of the financial year, as reported on Thursday by Vodafone Group Plc.
Vodafone Romania had 9,456,879 total customers (mobile, fixed voice and Internet of Things) at December 31st, 2016, representing an increase of 355,587 users as compared to the same period of last year. Out of the total number of customers, 8,763,478 were mobile customers.
Vodafone Romania’s Mobile ARPU was Euro 6.2 over the three months ended on December 31st, 2016.
Service revenues for the quarter ended December 31st, 2016 reached EUR 178.7 million, increasing by 2.8%, compared to same period last year, on an organic basis.
At December 31st, 2016, mobile postpaid customers represented 41%, and prepaid customers 59% of the total mobile base. Mobile prepaid base as a percentage of total mobile base decreased by 0.1 percentage points as compared to the previous quarter.
Data usage increased by 107% for the quarter ended December 31st, 2016, compared to the same period of last year, driven also by the higher smartphone penetration that increased by 3.9 percentage points in the quarter ended December 31st, 2016, compared to the same period of last year.
“During the final quarter of the calendar year 2016, we reached several milestones that translate into best in class services for our constantly rising customer base. Supernet 4G+ proved once again to be the most trustworthy network in the country, by obtaining two very important recognitions: The Best in Test certification from the independent auditor P3 communications for data and voice services, for the third year in a row, and The Fastest Mobile Network award, by Speedtest by Ookla, the world’s most popular internet test. In the services area, we continued to innovate and focused on allowing our customers to enjoy more the superior quality of our network, by providing exclusive quality content through the online video and music streaming service 4GTV+ and by introducing another premiere on the market, unlimited access to social media”, said Ravinder Takkar, President & CEO, Vodafone Romania.
Vodafone Romania is a subsidiary of Vodafone Group, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies which provides a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 49 more, and fixed broadband operations in 17 markets. As of December 31st, 2016, Vodafone had 470 million mobile customers and 14.3 million fixed broadband customers.