Spain adds 539,631 mobile lines in H1’08 (Spain)

Spain has reportedly added 539,631 mobile lines in H1’08, taking the total number of mobile lines to 49.6 million.

The Mobile-to-Mobile sector saw 220,842 H1 additions bringing the total to 1.3 million lines, up by 43.2%, which brought the total number of mobile lines to 51 million.

In June, the total number of mobile lines rose by 166,657.Spain saw an addition of 171,936 postpaid subscribers and lost around 5,279 prepaid subscribers.

Between April and June, Vodafone won 41% of the total new additions, Yoigo and MVNOs got 32.7%, and Movistar accounted for 24% of the overall new additions in the quarter. Vodafone, Yoigo and the MVNOs saw a positive balance in portability, while Movistar and Orange registered a negative balance.

Between the period of January and June over 1.9 million mobile phone were ported in Spain, with some 322,654 lines ported in June alone.