In 2010 employment in the telecommunications and audiovisual sector amounted to 77,839 people, 2.8% less than in 2009. The decrease in direct employment in the sector observed in the last years is a result of the search for synergies between operators that has conducted to important aquisitions in the Spanish market.
Distribution of employment among licensed operators, broken down by sectors: Fixed telephony, mobile communications, cable operators, audiovisual and telematic services and satellite.
Data provided by operators in response to an information requirement by the CMT. This requirement was made to all the relevant operators who had informed about their start of activities. These are non audited data.