Brazil to top 42.6 mln broadband connections in 2017

Thursday 16 May 2013 | 09:18 CET | News
Brazil ended 2012 with 25.8 million broadband connections, up 18.6 percent from 2011. For 2017, Brazil is expected to reach over 42.6 million connections. Broadband 2.0 connections (offering speeds of 2 megabits per second or more) grew by 13.45 percent in the second half of 2012, while the number of so-called Broadband 1.0 connections, with speeds between 128 Kbps and 2 Mbps, decreased by 2.2 percent, reflecting user migrations to high speed internet use, according a study conducted by IDC Latin America for Cisco.

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