Telenor marks record high 250% growth in data services usage in the first hour of new year


Telenor network had stable operation and good performance during the holidays and successfully managed the increased usage, marking a new record growth of 250% in the first hour of 2016, compared to the same period of 2015, preliminary data of the operator showed.


The achievement is in line with the long-term trend of Telenor data services usage growth and was strongly reinforced by the successful launch of the company 4G services on December 1, 2015. Data traffic through the Telenor 4G network in the last week of December marked a 40% increase, compared to the first week after the launch.


Telenor 4G network now provides effective outdoor coverage to approximately 57% of the Bulgaria’s population and offers users up to seven times faster download and nearly 40 times faster upload speeds. Presently, Telenor 4G network covers all cities with population of more than 20,000 in the country, as well as all major ski resorts. Telenor Bulgaria is a leading telecommunicati

Source: Telenor