Telecom.paper reports the main findings of their study on the Mobile Market in the Netherlands in the first half year:
- customer base grows to 11.9 million mobile customers at end of June 2003, up 2.1% from December 2002,
- 40.1% of customers signing up for post pay services, up from 38.0% in December 2002,
- revenues at EUR 2.6 billion
- market on track to realise a growth rate of between 10%-15% resulting in EUR 5.3 and EUR 5.4 billion for 2003 (up from EUR 4.7 billion in 2002),
- T-Mobile gained market share (+1,6 to 13,6 %), while KPN continues to hand in market share to its competitors (-1 to 40 %). Telfort (-0,8 to 9,9 %) did not manage to keep up its good performance of 2002, and lost terrain as well. Vodafone (26,6 %) and Orange (8,9 %) slightly up.
- market for non-voice services takes 9.7% of total service revenues,
- non-voice revenues likely to come in under that value at between EUR 560- EUR 570 million, up between 47% and 50% in comparison with the year 2002, during which operators generated EUR 380 million in revenues from non-voice services