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Portugal - Key Statistics, Telecom Market and Regulatory Overviews - 2012: AR Telecom Exits Residential Market
[January 09, 2013]

Portugal - Key Statistics, Telecom Market and Regulatory Overviews - 2012: AR Telecom Exits Residential Market

Jan 09, 2013 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Portugal - Key Statistics, Telecom Market and Regulatory Overviews" updated report to their offering.

Portugal has a medium-sized telecom market with a strong mobile sector and a growing broadband customer base well served by both the cable and DSL platforms. The development of digital-TV services has progressed under cautious regulatory guidance, with a licence for digital-service transmission awarded to Portugal Telecom in mid-2008. The difficult economic conditions have seen operator's domestic revenue fall in recent quarters, with Cogeco selling the flagging Cabovis o in early 2012 for a considerable loss. This report introduces the major elements of the Portuguese telecom market, presenting statistics on the fixed telephony sector as well as an analysis of the major players including Portugal Telecom and ZON Multim dia. Additional information is provided on the key regulatory issues, noting the status of interconnection, local loop unbundling, number portability and carrier preselection.

Key developments: PT eliminates special rights granted to the government's golden shares; ZON Multimedia and Optimus to merge; regulator's market data to Q2 2012; telcos' operating and financial data to September 2012; market developments to December 2012.

Companies covered include: Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 TMN Optimus Vodafone ZON Multimedia For more information visit CONTACT: Research and Markets, Laura Wood, Senior Manager. Fax from USA: 646-607-1907 Fax from rest of the world: +353-1-481-1716 Sector: Telecommunications and Networks ( cat_id=20&campaign_id=3dznln) ((M2 Communications disclaims all liability for information provided within M2 PressWIRE. Data supplied by named party/parties. Further information on M2 PressWIRE can be obtained at on the world wide web. Inquiries to

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