Naperville, IL -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/24/2014 -- Reportstack, provider of premium market research reports announces the addition of Portugal Telecommunications Report Q2 2014 market report to its offering
Operators continue to struggle with the dual pressures of economic weakness limiting
subscriber spending and market maturity in the mobile sector. The former is a pressure for fixed services
also, with operators facing difficulties in encouraging subscribers to upgrade to more expensive services.
Data show declines across all segments of the market as Portuguese consumers look to keep their costs
down, while operators are expected to continue investing in faster technologies to cater to the demand for
? The estimated loss of 232,000 mobile subscribers in Q413 marked a return to the sharp declines reported
in the first half of the year.
? Handset 3G subscriptions have proved more robust, with demand driven by consumer appetite for
smartphones. Active voice and data subscriptions continue to rise, reaching 3.743mn at the end of Q313.
Broadband subscriptions grew in Q413, in line with our expectations.
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