With the official data from the CNMC corresponding to the month of January 2023 in hand, we begin the review where we will analyze the monthly results of the transfer of fixed internet lines between operators, to delve into a more global vision of each telco, including data for the month, the annual accumulated and the evolution compared to previous years.
in the set of fixed broadband linesthe park added 43,299 lines in January to exceed 16.62 million accesses, 2.8% more than a year ago. The total number of fiber lines to the home exceeded 13.8 million.
Digi and other independents lead the capture of lines
After a 2022 in which vodafone managed to stabilize the loss of broadband lines compared to the previous year, 2023 does not start much better for the operator since it was the only one that lost lines in January. specifically some 9,600 fewer lines.
Of the traditional operators, Movistar led the gains with 4,500 more lines, while Orange managed to remain practically stagnant after gaining 80 lines.
Of the rest of the contenders, the Grupo MásMóvil achieved 13,400 linesin line with the average for the previous year, while independent operators such as Digi, Avatel or Adamothey were close to repeating another historic record by capturing more than 35,000 lines.
With respect to the month of January of previous years, only MásMóvil worsened its trendVodafone maintains it stable and Orange, Movistar and the set of independent operators improved more notably.
The month ended with 1,966,315 lines of NEBA local. The NEBA indirect access service (FTTH and copper) accumulated 858,243 lines, of which 831,126 are fiber.
Regarding the evolution of the market shares reached in the month of January compared to the last four years, Movistar has lost 5.74 percentage points, Orange would have lost 3.62 points, and Vodafone lost 3.92 points. Tipping the scales they would find the MásMóvil Group, which grows 8.70 pointsand the rest of the operators as a whole, which grew by 4.58%.
In the month of January, Movistar and Orange cut their differences by 4,500 lines, while Vodafone and Orange widened it by 9,800 lines, and MásMóvil and Vodafone distanced themselves by 23,000 lines.
These figures place Orange at 1.93 million broadband lines behind Movistar, while Orange and Vodafone are separated by 898,000 lines, and MásMóvil is separated from Vodafone by 210,000 lines.
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