Brazilian number portings reach 35 million since 2008

Wednesday 11 January 2017 | 11:26 CET | News
Users of fixed and mobile telephones in Brazil have carried out 35 million number portings from September 2008 to December 2016, according to the Brazilian Association of Telecommunications Resources (ABR Telecom). Of the total, 12.72 million (36%) were requests originated by fixed line users, while 22.27 million (64%) were initiated by mobile phone users.

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Categories: General
Companies: ABR Telecom
Countries: Brazil
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