ANACOM has approved a draft decision on the identification of undertakings required to contribute to the electronic communications universal service compensation fund and the determination of the contributions relating to the CLSU - Custos Líquidos do Serviço Universal (Net Costs of the Universal Service) to be compensated in respect of 2014 and 2016.
At the end of September there were more than 3.5 million Internet accesses at a fixed broadband location and around 6.95 million users who actually used the Internet through mobile broadband.
The number of subscription TV customers increased in the third quarter by 3.2% year-on-year. 92 out of 100 private households had the service.
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In 289 municipalities (93.8% of the total), there are at least two operators able to provide services supported over high-speed networks.
The penetration rate of telecommunications bundled services reached 90.6 per 100 private households in September, 6.3 percentage points more than in the same quarter last year.
ANACOM has undertaken a re-evaluation of the market and notified the European Commission.
ANACOM has received a mandate from the Government to conduct the process of reducing Fibroglobal's prices by between 24% and 55%.
Lack of demand for the services covered by contract for the universal service provision of the fixed telephone service does not justify maintaining the contract concluded between the Portuguese State and NOS.
Enforcement actions focused on more than 170 fishing and recreational vessels and were conducted in cooperation with Autoridade Marítima Nacional (National Maritime Authority).
ANACOM considers that service providers should arrange, upon their own initiative, adjustment of the amounts charged, by carrying out what is considered to be an imperative of fairness.
Recommendation on WAP Billing services approved on 2 November 2017.
ANACOM confirmed, by final decision, that in 2016 CTT failed to comply with the minimum value set for the indicator ''non-priority mail not delivered within 15 working days'' and ordered the company to apply the compensation mechanism.
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Complaints about bundles of services were the most common in the first half of the year, making up 28.4% of complaints about electronic communications.
ANACOM observes on-the-ground exposure of electronic communications networks to high risk factors associated with forest fires.
ANACOM makes proposal to the Government for a reduction of between 24% and 55%. in the prices charged by Fibroglobal.
Total traffic from postal services decreased by 6.7% in second quarter 2017 compared to second quarter 2016, falling to 195.5 million items.
Annual growth of 1.2% in the number of fixed telephone accesses to 4.79 million accesses at the end of second quarter 2017 contrasts with a drop of 14.1% in the number of conversation minutes.
Users of typical mobile broadband services increased by 17.7% in second quarter 2017 compared to the same period of 2016.
The use of broadband (fixed and mobile) increased by 9.1% over the previous quarter and by 33.8% compared to the same quarter of 2016, comprising around 790 million gigabytes.
Opinion on the concentration operation, as proposed, examining its impact on the electronic communications market
In June, there were 3.72 million subscribers to the subscription television signal distribution service, an increase of 3.5% (+126 thousand customers) compared to the same period of 2016.
ANACOM requires the express consent of subscribers.
ANACOM concluded 209 cases of breach proceedings in the first six months of this year. In 53 cases, proceedings culminated in the application of fines.
The inspections performed by ANACOM are designed to check the conduct of the various market players and the conditions of radio spectrum use.
On 18 August 2017, ANACOM approved a draft decision ordering MEO to immediately cease its campaign which provides for the contracting of an additional 2GB of Internet.
ANACOM affirms options for exercising right of withdrawal from contracts.
ANACOM requires operators to give subscribers the option of terminating telecommunications contracts.
ANACOM may grant providers authorisation which exempts them from the requirement to remit their contribution, where it is established that the amount of the compensation to which they are entitled is higher than the value of the contribution which they are required to pay.
At the end of the first quarter of 2017, there were around 3.42 million Internet accesses at a fixed location in Portugal, 44 thousand more than in the previous quarter.
At the end of the first quarter of 2017, there were around 3.7 million subscribers to the subscription television service.
Quintuple-play bundles with fixed and mobile broadband, fixed telephone, mobile telephone and television, remain the most popular bundles, with 1.47 million customers (41.3% of total customers).
Among electronic communications services, the mobile telephone service was the service generating most complaints in 2016, followed by bundles of services and subscription TV.
There were 3.38 million fixed broadband internet accesses in Portugal at the end of 2016 and 6.5 million actual users of mobile Internet.
The pay-television service in Portugal had 3.67 million subscribers at the end of 2016, giving an increase of 4.1% over the previous year.
There were 3.51 million subscribers to bundled offers in Portugal at the end of 2016, increasing 8.2% from the previous year.
The number of enforcement actions carried out by ANACOM in 2016 increased by about 10% over the previous year.
Total sum of fines represents an increase of 51.5% versus the previous year.
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Guarda, Faro and Viana do Castelo districts had the highest levels of DTT service availability.
Price to be charged shall fall from the current 0.1114 cents per minute to 0.0644 cents per minute.
The growth in the service was mainly due to offers based on optical fibre, with an increase of 220 thousand subscribers.
ANACOM is maintaining its decision not to impose regulation on access to fibre held by MEO.