America Movil sets new data traffic record during Olympics

Thursday 20 October 2016 | 16:59 CET | News
America Movil said traffic on its mobile network in Brazil during the Rio Summer Olympic Games exceeded by more than eighteen times the volume registered during the World Cup in 2014. America Movil is the owner of Brazilian operators Embratel, Claro and Net. The total volume of traffic on the fixed and mobile networks of Embratel and Claro in Rio reached 3.25 PB, almost three times the volume recorded in London in 2012 (1.15 PB).

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Claro / Embratel
Countries: Brazil
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