Brazil adds 923,504 mobile lines in April

Thursday 21 May 2009 | 13:15 CET | News
Brazil added 923,504 new mobile phone lines in April, bringing the total number of active mobiles to 154.5 million, up by 0.6 percent versus the year-earlier period. Of the total number of lines, 126.1 million (81.60%) were prepaid and 28.43 million were postpaid. According to market regulator Anatel, the mobile telephony penetration rate in Brazil reached 80.98 percent at end-April, up from 80.56 percent in March 2009 and 66.84 percent in April 2008. Vivo remained market leader with 45.69 million lines (29.55%), followed by Claro with 39.82 million (25.76%), TIM with 36.45 million (23.58%)

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Claro Brasil / Oi / TIM Brasil / Vivo
Countries: Brazil
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