Revenue type in the telecommunications, audio-visual and Internet sector

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In 2010, revenues from operations in the telecommunications and audiovisual sector amounted to €39,787 million, 3.5% less than in 2009. 83.93% of the revenues (€33,396 million) was associated to final services and 16.07% related to wholesale services.

The operator with the highest revenues was Telefónica Spain with €10,772 million, representing 27.1% of the total revenues in the sector. It was followed by Movistar and Vodafone with 21.5% and 15.3% of the total, respectively.

Revenues from retail services recorded an increase of 3.4% in the last year. Telephone information services were the ones that recorded the greatest decrease, 19.4% with 40 million of calls, followed by audiovisual services with a drop of 2.14%. Out of the total revenues from final services 42% corresponded to mobile telephony, 18% to fixed telephony and 13% to audiovisual services.

Revenues from wholesale services recorded a drop of 3.7% compared to 2009. Audiovisual signal transportation and broadcasting services recorded an increase of 10% compared to the previous year, up to €395 million.

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Telecommunications Market Commission (CMT)
Annual report 2010 (July 2011)

Evolution of revenue from market operations in the telecommunications, audio-visual and Internet sector broken down by operator type: fixed telephony operators, mobile telephony operators, cable operators and audiovisual services operators.


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.