According to the regulator, ADSL still accounts for the largest portion of broadband users, at 37.4% of the total, but with a declining share. Cable accounts for 35.1% of the total.
Portugal had 2.9 million broadband subscribers at the end of March, with the vast majority taking the service as part of a bundle.
Portugal Telecom is the market leader with a 47.7% share, followed by cable and pay TV operator Nos with 35.4%. Cable operator Cabovisão holds a 5% share. Vodafone was the only service provider to raise its share of the fixed broadband market, adding 3.5 percentage points to give it an 11.3% market share.
Portugal Telecom’s Meo took the largest slice of the mobile broadband market, with a 48.6% share, followed by Nos with 27% and Vodafone with 24.1%. In this case, Nos and Meo increased their shares, while Vodafone’s share of mobile fell by 6.6 percentage points.