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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The drop in ARPU during 2014 signifies the prevailing tough economic environment in the country while an increase of Withholding Tax from 10 % to 15 % in June 2013 also limited the subscriber usage patterns.
Data issued by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Sunday revealed that further addition of low income users in mobile subscriber base and aggressive price competition has also contributed to lower ARPU during recent months.
Vodafone also announced yesterday its ARPU figures were continuing to show signs of stabilising.
According to regulator's latest data, ARPU is highly effective and useful tool to gauge financial stability of any sector.
A breakdown of monthly postpay and prepay ARPU for 57 and 56 operators (respectively);
The Strategy Analytics Tariff and Revenue Strategies (TRS) Insight, "Why is Mobile ARPU Declining?
Despite its high ARPU level, Nextel will also be gaining subscribers over the next five years.
Mobile ARPU levels differ widely between the regions of the world; however on the whole all regions have experienced declines in ARPU over the past few years and this is set to continue in the current economic environment.
2008 ARPU growth levels continue to register in negative territory and we do not see these stabilizing ARPU growth was -13.
Israels Data Arpu Growth is One of the Highest in the World and Continues to Register in Double-Digit Territory