Chile internet subscribers increase 17.8%

Wednesday 13 January 2016 | 11:28 CET | News
Internet accesses in Chile at the end of the third quarter of 2015 reached 12.7 million, registering 17.8 percent growth compared to the same period in 2014, with the addition of 2 million new users, according to data published by regulator Subtel. Of the total, 78.7 percent of internet connections were from mobile devices, with mobile operators Movistar, Claro and Entel accounting for 94.1 percent of the 3G and 4G mobile internet market. Subtel also reported that pay-TV penetration reached 53.2 percent in September 2015, representing annual growth of 5.5 percent in the number of

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Claro / Entel / Movistar
Countries: Chile
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