The revenues from fixed and mobile Internet access services and from audiovisual programs transmission and retransmission services in the first quarter of this year rose by 3.2% to 1.475billion lei, IPN reports.
According to a report published by the National Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications and Information Technology, the revenues earned from the sale of fixed Internet access services increased by 6.2% to 334.7 million lei compared with the first quarter of 2018. The revenues from mobile Internet access services grew by 12.4% to 274.5 million, while from audiovisual programs transmission and retransmission services by 41.6% to 83.3 million lei.
The decline in total sales on the electronic communications market in the period was due to the lower incomes from the sale of landline and mobile phone services and from other activities related to electronic communications.
The sales of landline telephone services decreased by 17.6% to 117.9 million lei, while of mobile telephone services by 2.9% to 727.2 million lei. The sales from other electronic communications activities diminished by 25.6% to 136.3 million lei.