As at the end of June, there were 3.35 million customers receiving offers of bundled services in Portugal, increasing 1.4% versus the previous quarter and by 7.6% versus June 2015. As such, 82.1 out of every 100 households in Portugal had a bundle of electronic communications services.
The growth seen in the number of subscribers to bundles of service results from increased numbers of quintuple-play subscribers (+61 thousand subscribers in 2nd quarter) and of triple-play customers (+22 thousand subscribers over this period).
These remain the two most popular offers when it comes to bundles of services. Triple-play offers which include the fixed telephone service, fixed broadband and subscription television have 1.37 million subscribers (40.9% of total) and quintuple-play offers, which, in addition to these three services, include mobile broadband and the mobile telephone service, have 1.34 million subscribers (39.9% of total).
In terms of market share, MEO was the provider with the largest share of bundles of services (39.9% in 2nd quarter 2016), followed closely by Grupo NOS (39.8%); Vodafone, in third position (15.1%), was the provider which most increased its share of subscribers, reporting a net gain of 26 thousand new customers. Grupo APAX - Cabovisão and ONI - had a share of 5.2%. Grupo NOS led in terms of double-play, triple-play and quadruple-play, while MEO led in terms of quintuple-play.
Revenues from bundles of electronic communications services were reported at 831 million euros in the first six months of 2016, representing an increase of 12.7% compared to the same period of 2015. More than half of these revenues (53.9%) originated from quintuple-play offers. Average monthly revenue per subscriber was 41.96 euros in the first 6 months of the year, reflecting an increase of 3.6% over the same period of 2015.
In terms of revenues, MEO had a share of 43.4%, followed by Grupo NOS (39.3%), Vodafone (12.9%) and Grupo APAX (4.3%).
Consult the statistical report:
- Bundles of services - electronic communications - 2nd quarter 2016 https://www.anacom.pt/render.jsp?contentId=1394267