Spain's telecom revenues down again in Q2, but better than Q1

Spain's telecom market continued to struggle in Q2 2010 with all of the country's wireline and wireless segments all showing signs of decline.

As reported in TeleGeography, data from Spain's telecom regulator CMT revealed that the European country's telecom revenues, including TV, were $13.5 billion in Q2 2010, down 2.9 percent year-on-year, but better than Q1 where telecom sales were down 4.8 percent.

Making up the bulk of Spain's telecom revenues was retail, which consisted of 84 percent of the country's total telecom revenues. Similar to other countries, wireless was the star performer taking 43 percent of Spain's telecom revenues, while wireline made up 18 percent, TV 15 percent, 12 Internet services and the remaining 12 percent consisting of equipment sales and business services.

Also taking a hit in Q2 was Spain's wholesale services market segment. Consisting mainly of interconnection, Spain's wholesale telecom market segment declined 9.6 percent to $1.49 billion. Meanwhile, leased line revenues were up 10.8 percent to over $240 billion and broadband access service revenues shot up 33 percent to $162 million.

For more:
- TeleGeography has this article

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