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22.Oct .2020 15:00

Which Mobile Operators’ Revenue Decreased

Which Mobile Operators’ Revenue Decreased
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Revenues of 3 mobile operators in Georgia has made up 318,744,903 in January-August 2020, which is less by 7,156,187 GEL comparing to the same period of the last year.

According to data of the Georgian National Communication Commission, Magticom revenue has made up 144,321,207. However, this figure is 7,156,188 GEL less comparing to the same period of the previous year. Silknet revenues totaled to 116,563,249 GEL, the growth is 597,894 GEL comparing to the previous year. As for Vioni Georgia, the company’s income has made up 57,860,448 GEL, the figure is 746,774 GEL down comparing to the previous year.

According to the number of subscribers, the rating of mobile operators is as follows:

MagtiCom - 1,938,383 subscribers;
Silknet - 1,658,532 subscribers;
Vioni Georgia - 1,231,272 subscribers.

As for ARPU (Average Revenue Per User), according to data, MagtiCom is leading with highest ARPU rate, which amounts to 10.52 GEL per subscriber. The figure is 40% higher than Vioni Georgia’s average rate.

"MagtiCom" - 10.52 GEL;
"Silknet" - 9.86 GEL;
"Vioni Georgia" - 6.31 GEL.

According to data of the Georgian National Communication Commission, the activities of mobile operators are increasingly dependent on the supply of mobile Internet. In August 2020, mobile internet traffic in the country increased by 106% y-o-y and amounted to 19.2 thousand terabytes. Mobile internet consumption per subscriber has also increased and averaged 7.1 GB. In 2019, that figure was 3.7 gigabytes per month.

The average cost of mobile internet has a decreasing trend. Currently, the average cost of one gigabyte internet is 1.12 GEL. In 2019, the average cost of one gigabyte was 2.31 GEL.