Kyrgyzstan Mobile Subscriber Base at 6.737 Mln at End-2013
Kyrgyzstan’s mobile telephony subscriber base totaled 6.737 million at the end of 2013, according to a statement from the State Communications Agency. The figure grew by 20 percent year-on-year from 5.615 million. Average ARPU of Kyrgyzstan mobile operators currently totals USD 3. The Kyrgyzstan mobile connection market formed 71 percent of the whole communications market, down by 3 percentage points year-on-year. The reason for the decrease was the growth in the internet services proportion from 13.9 percent to 17.9 percent year-on-year. The fixed connection market share totaled 5.7 percent. Revenue at Kyrgyzstan mobile operators grew by 18.5 percent to KGS 25.059 billion in 2013.