Within this total, according to the regulator ANCOM, summarising “exceptional historical developments and many reversals of trends against the background of the health crisis”, 5.6 million were cable subscriptions (+4% in total, of which +9% in rural and +1% in urban areas).
Furthermore, RCS&RDS had a market share of 55%, Telekom 16% and other providers a total of 29%.
Meanwhile, the number of fixed internet connects as of the end of H1 amounted to 5.5 million, +3% on the total at the beginning of the year.
Fixed internet traffic increased by 33% and RCS&RDS was the leading provider with a share of 55%. It was followed by Telekom with 20% and other provider with a total of 25%.
Telecom revenues in H1 fell by 4% to almost €1.7 billion, with TV retransmission accounting for 14% of the total. Vodafone and Telekom each had a market share of 25%, Orange 24% and other providers a total of 26%.