In the first year of operation under a new name, the mobile operator A1 Serbia achieved successful results, led by an increase in revenue and the number of users.
The company performed revenue growth of 10% compared to last year, amounting to 315.3 million euros. More than 91 thousand new users were welcomed to the new network, a part of the international A1 Telekom Austria Group. Also, A1 Serbia has by far the best ratio of ported numbers to and from the network, and thus the growth in the number of users according to this category – near 10 thousand.
In the year of rebranding, A1 Serbia launched the largest investment cycle so far, with the aim of further improving the coverage and quality of the network. 130 new base stations were built, making the company the second largest operator in terms of the number of its own base stations, with a total of 2.315. Radio capacities across Serbia increased by 63%, the user experience was improved by automating VoLTE technology, which all contributed to the quality of the A1 network to be confirmed by Ookla®speedtest recognition for the fastest mobile network in Serbia in 2021. and RATEL’s annual benchmarking.
The transition from a telecommunications to an ICT company is becoming more and more noticeable, especially considering the entry into the segment of cyber security, OTT services and advanced solutions for businesses. This is currently the only operator in the market that offers users both physical and software protection.
“Both the economy and society are increasingly relying on telecommunications companies. With the introduction of the A1 brand, the opportunity opened up to give them more and better and we took advantage of it. I am especially glad that an increasing number of users are opting for the A1 network and recognizing the efforts we are making to make digital life even better. In the coming period, we will be even more committed to development all the possibilities that come with new technologies and 5G network” – said Dejan Turk, General Manager of A1 Serbia and A1 Slovenia.
A1 Serbia is a member of the International A1 Telekom Austria Group and a mobile operator which strives to improve the telecommunications market, creating a convincing user experience in the new digital era. Nearly 1,500 employees are dedicated to creating innovative solutions and services, enabling near 2.5 million users to choose and make the best use of the opportunities offered by digitalization, in accordance with their needs.
A1 Telekom Austria Group is a leader in digital services and communication solutions in the CEE region, providing services to about 25 million users in seven core markets and employing close to 18,000 people. The Group forms part of América Móvil, one of the world’s largest telecommunications service providers. For further information please visit www.a1.rs and www.A1.group