Major Telecommunication Service Statistics (2008)

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 07/200808/200809/200810/200811/200812/2008
Telecom Services
Fixed Services
Total
177,796
177,826
177,414
177,168
176,558
175,920
Residential Telephone Lines
123,536
123,459
123,175
123,001
122,667
122,202
Commercial Telephone Lines
54,260
54,367
54,239
54,167
53,891
53,718
Mobile Services
Total
862,735
863,469
879,683
892,746
916,172
932,596
Postpaid Subscribers
379,684
383,012
386,056
387,910
392,685
395,943
Prepaid Users
483,051
480,456
493,627
504,836
523,487
536,653
2G Users
730,069
711,954
707,573
694,771
700,596
702,861
3G Users
132,666
151,514
172,110
197,975
215,576
229,735
"One SIM Two Numbers" Users (Macau number as secondary number) 1
46,066
46,297
46,345
45,503
46,582
46,332
Internet Services
Total
124,200
124,763
123,482
124,228
124,319
124,434
Dial-Up Subscribers
6,014
5,798
3,335
3,147
2,957
2,857
Broadband Subscribers
118,013
118,789
119,973
120,905
121,186
121,403
Paging Services
Total
2,917
2,784
2,973
2,824
2,869
2,780
Usage Statistics
Outgoing International Calls (million minutes) 2
21.58
21.48
21.56
21.80
21.20
20.41
Mobile local SMS messages (millions) 3
11.95
11.41
13.00
12.50
12.15
13.88
Internet Usage, Total (million hours)
22.02
22.75
21.71
23.49
22.82
24.47
Internet Usage, Dial-Up Access (million hours)
0.05
0.05
0.04
0.04
0.03
0.03
Internet Usage, Broadband Access (million hours)
21.97
22.70
21.67
23.45
22.79
24.44
Others
WiFi Hot Spots
136
137
137
138
138
135

1: This number is included in the total number of mobile users
2: Includes fixed and mobile users (prepaid and postpaid card)
3: Includes local SMS messages from prepaid and postpaid mobile users