ARPU


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ARPU

(Average Revenue Per User) A revenue calculation often used in the cellular industry and other subscription-based services where users pay varying fees depending on type of contract and usage. The term may be used in any industry that measures revenue on a per-user basis.
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17 SIMs and based on the statistics, the actual ARPU per month of cellular services is equal to approximately Rs.
The other reason in drop of ARPU is an increasing use of smart communication applications via Internet which is slowly eroding the need for traditional SMS and voice calls.
With the launch of 3G services, it is anticipated that the operators would be able to improve their data revenues and thereby, ARPU would rise again in upcoming years.
Table 61 - China Telecom mobile and 3G subscribers and ARPU - 2002 - 2011
The continuing stability in ARPU is encouraging, particularly as it is occurring a year before we had anticipated.
A year-on-year ARPU comparison of mobile operators' ARPU performance highlighting the top and bottom 8 performers.
We forecast that the industry average monthly ARPU will remain in the range of ARS 39 - ARS 40 over the forecast period, 2010 - 2014.
Given the higher sustained level of DATA ARPU experienced by Australia's mobile operators, we expect a higher level service revenue growth in 2009 and 2010 of 8% and 5.
WE EXPECT THE OPERATOR-WIDE AVERAGE ARPU LEVEL TO REMAIN IN THE RANGE OF US$26 - $27 OVER THE NEXT THREE YEARS
Vital market data projections until 2013 for overall service revenue, data revenues, service ARPU and data ARPU, along with subscriber growth by both prepaid and postpaid sectors is provided.