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Montenegro's end-August mobile subscribers up 6.5% y/y

Author Radomir Ralev
Montenegro's end-August mobile subscribers up 6.5% y/y Author: Joseph Morris. License: Creative Commons, Attribution 2.0 Generic.

PODGORICA (Montenegro), October 4 (SeeNews) – The number of mobile phone subscribers in Montenegro rose 6.53% year-on-year to 1,283,613 at the end of August, according to data from the national telecommunications regulator, EKIP.

The mobile penetration rate in Montenegro increased to 207.02% in August from 194.33% at the end of July, when the number of subscribers was 1,204,914, figures posted on the EKIP website show.

Montenegro, with a population of around 680,000, has three mobile operators - Telenor, Crnogorski Telekom and M:tel. M:tel had a 35.05% share of the overall number of subscribers at the end of August, followed by Telenor with 34.44% and Crnogorski Telekom with 30.51%.

The share of postpaid subscribers was 46.64% at the end of August.