Chile ends 2015 with 13.1 mln broadband subscribers

Friday 8 April 2016 | 11:20 CET | News
Chilean fixed and mobile broadband connections rose 14.1 percent to 13.1 million at the end of 2015, some 1.6 million more than a year earlier, according to data from telecoms regulator Subtel. The combined penetration rate of fixed and mobile internet connections stood at 72.4 percent, compared 64.1 percent the year earlier. The growth was driven by mobile broadband adoption, with the regulator confirming that 79.2 percent of internet accesses were from smartphones. The number of 4G accesses more than tripled year on year to reach 2.2 million at the end of December, boosted by total

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