Austrians send 14 million roaming text messages in Q3

Telephony has not quite reached pre-pandemic levels but data roaming has risen sharply

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Published quarterly, the RTR Telekom Monitor details changes in the Austrian telecommunications markets. It is one of multiple data-based products published periodically by RTR’s Telecommunications and Postal Service Division. Others include the Internet Monitor, which, as the name suggests, describes internet-related developments, as well as the Roaming Monitor. Both the Telekom Monitor and the Internet Monitor appear quarterly, and the Roaming Monitor is published twice yearly. Austria roaming text messages 

Austrians sent 13.9 million roaming text messages in the third quarter of 2021, compared with 10.6 million in Q3 2020, according to figures published by Austrian regulator RTR. Of the total of 13.9 million, 12.0 million were sent to other EU countries and 1.9 million outside the EU. Austria roaming text messages 

The coronavrus has already been overcome while surfing. Nine petabytes, or 9 million gigabytes, were consumed in other EU countries in 2021 in the summer months of July, August and September.

In summer 2020 it was 5.1 petabytes and in summer 2019 6.5 petabytes. The average data volume per holidaymaker (per SIM card actually used for roaming in the EU/EEA) rose to 857 megabytes – a new record and more than doubling since 2018.

Technical minutes that Austrian customers make calls in the EU/EEA area are counted as end customer roaming minutes. Active minutes are created when Austrian customers initiate calls in other EU/EEA countries. Passive minutes are incurred when customers in other EU/EEA countries are called.

To visualize rates of change, please click on a data point in the graph. In the resulting image, clicking on a bar displays text with information on the absolute values ​​and rates of change.


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