According to the latest data published by the regulator ANACOM, 87.7% of classic families had fixed broadband, 1.2pp more than the previous year. FTTH was the technology responsible for growth in the market, accounting for 59.9% (+4.9pp) of total accesses. In 2021, the number of FTTH accesses increased by 294,000 (+12.8%).
Accesses supported by cable modems decreased by 0.7% and accounted for 27.7% (-1.2pp) of the total, while ADSL accesses fell by 30.9% and represented 6% (3pp) of the total. Those supported by mobile networks fell by 6.3% and accounted for 6.2% (-0.7pp).
In terms of fixed broadband subscribers, Meo accounted for 40.7%, followed by Grupo Nos (34.4%), Vodafone (21.4%) and Nowo (3.2%).
Compared to the end of 2020, Vodafone was the provider whose share of accesses increased the most (+0.6 pp), while Meo was the provider that attracted more customers in net terms, having increased its share by 0.2pp. The shares of Grupo Nos and Nowo decreased by 0.6pp and 0.3pp respectively.
Meo accounted for 39.9% of fixed broadband traffic, followed by Grupo Nos with 33.3% and Vodafone with 23.1%. Nowo’s share was 1.8%.
Compared to the previous year, Meo was the provider whose share of traffic increased the most (+1.3pp), followed by Vodafone (+0.5pp).
The shares of Nos and Nowo decreased by 1.5pp and 0.4pp respectively.