The carnage being inflicted on mobile networks’ traditional revenue strongholds of voice and text messages by OTT services like WhatsApp, Uber and Facebook is becoming painfully clear in the latest ComReg quarterly reports.
According to the latest quarterly report for Q1 2017, total voice minutes were 2.7pc lower in the first quarter of 2017 than in Q1 2016.
Mobile minutes form the majority of voice minutes in Ireland at 76pc, with the remainder being landline calls.
Mobile voice minutes were down 1.3pc while fixed voice minutes fell 5pc in the first quarter.
On a monthly basis, an average mobile voice …read more
Source:: Silicon Republic News