BIPT publishes the 2018 annual report of the electronic communications sector

BIPT publishes the 2018 annual report of the electronic communications sector

Brussels, 28 June 2019. The annual statistics report of the electronic communications sector published by BIPT shows a high investment rate in 2018.

Although the increase in electronic communications prices is slowing down for the second year in a row in 2018, we are still lagging behind compared to the slowdown in most European countries.

The use of fixed telephony and SMSs keeps on declining and now represents only one third of the use of mobile telephony.

In 2018, the use of the Internet continued to increase to reach 144 GB per fixed broadband line and about 2 GB per mobile user.Finally, concerning television, more and more content is watched via the Internet. However, we have not yet observed any impact on the number of TV connections.

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