Number of broadband internet connection users in Albania reaches 2.16 million: EPCA
The use of broadband internet connection from mobile networks grew at high rates in the third quarter of this year.
Based on the statistics of the Electronic and Postal Communications Authority, in Albania there are 2.16 million users with 3G and 4G Internet access from mobile devices.
The number of Internet users from mobile networks since the beginning of the year has increased by 18.4% over the third quarter.
The broadband internet connection from mobile networks until the end of this current year is provided by four operators.
This service has gained tremendous boost from the 4G technology and increased use of smart phones.
The Internet market is growing even in fixed services, with the number of subscribers in the middle of this year reaching 288 thousand, up 3% over the third quarter and about 10% compared to the same period of the previous year.
During this year, about 21,000 new subscribers were added to the Internet service.
Growth is even higher in the segment of users with integrated services, including Internet, telephony and television.
The number of subscribers receiving all these services at the same time has reached 98 thousand, marking an annual increase of 23%.
The inclusion of television platforms in the packages has given an even greater impetus to the expansion of integrated communication services.
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