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Maldives sheds 12600 mobile subscribers in January

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Maldives’ ­mobile base decreased to 845,330 subscribers in January 2019 from 857,934 subscribers in December 2018. Mobile teledensity also fell to 232.16 in January 2019 from 235.62 in December 2018, according to figures from the Communications Authority of Maldives. Of the total mobile subscribes, 148,466 were postpaid subscribers and 696,864 prepaid users.

The number of fixed telephone lines (including payphones) declined to 18,623 in January 2019 from 18,754 in December 2018, while fixed-line teledensity also fell to 5.11 in January this year from 5.15 in December 2018. Maldives’ mobile broadband subscriber base declined to 279,923 users in January 2019 from to 280,876 in December 2018, while the fixed broadband user base jumped to 49,250 in January this year from 47,065 in the previous month.

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