Moldovan operators saw their combined sales volume of mobile services decrease by 3 percent to MDL 2.640 billion in the first nine months, according to a report by telecommunications authority Anrceti.
The total number of users of mobile telephony services grew to 4.366 million from 4.299 million at the end of H1. ARPU decreased by 2.2 percent to MDL 79.1.
Orange Moldova had the highest ARPU, namely MDL 89.6, followed by Moldtelecom with MDL 80.6 and Moldcell with MDL 62.5.
Orange Moldova's sales dropped by 5.3 percent to MDL 1.75 billion.
At the same time, sales of Moldtelecom increased by 3.4 percent to MDL 104.9 million, and those registered by Moldcell grew by 2.7 percent to MDL 779.6 million, Telecompaper reports.