The local regulator Anacom has released its 3Q06 statistics. There were almost 12m mobile subscribers (+7%), of which 80% are prepaid. While fixed-to-mobile calls declined 8% over last year, international traffic increased 43%. Furthermore the international calls have the highest average duration. On average, a mobile subscriber makes 47 calls a month, of which 2/3 are within their operator's own network. SMS number grew 111% to 3.3bn messages, with an average number per subscriber of 94 per quarter.