Jordan’s telecom operators record JD673m in 2021

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AMMAN — Total revenue of Jordan’s three main telecom companies inched up 3 percent to JD673 million last year, compared with JD655 million recorded a year earlier, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

A statement issued Monday by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority on Monday said the revenue was reported by the country’s three main operators, namely Zain, Orange, and Umniah.

It said sales of interconnection and communication devices accounted for 12 percent of the total income in 2021, a decrease of 26 percent from 2020. But data services accounted for 55 percent of the providers’ total income, a 13 percent increase, while voice calls accounted for 33 percent of the total, a 2 percent growth.

Increased infrastructure spending and frequency license renewals resulted in a 210 percent increase in mobile phone investment from JD83 million in 2020 to JD257 million in 2021.

Fixed telecom sector investment in 2021 reached JD40 million, signaling a growth of 9 percent.

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