Daily Archives: September 2, 2008

Deeper Dive into Mobile Broadband Growth in Austria

Austria shows that mobile broadband can be a significant threat to the old DSL-fixed line business. As shown in the Figure, the last three quarters for Mobilkom Austria have witnessed mobile broadband subscriptions exceed DSL subscriptions, thanks to a significant uptake in datacards / USB dongles and internet-enabled smart phones. The main driver for this increased mobile broadband usage is the emergence of new platforms as well as tariff structures that are becoming more attractive than fixed DSL offers. Continue reading

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