0
Wireless

Chile passes 21 mln mobile users milestone

Tuesday 1 March 2011 | 13:57 CET | News
Chile has exceeded 21 million mobile customers. The mobile user base has increased by 21 percent in 2010, according to data provided by Chilean mobile operators. Mobile penetration reached 100 percent of the population at end-2010. "In the past five years, the [Chilean] mobile market has seen an annual growth of 12.4 percent. High competition, low rates, as well as the increasing availability of computers and mass adoption of mobile broadband services are the main growth engines", local newspaper La Tercera reports, citing Francisco Chaparro, Claro's corporate communications manager. Movistar

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Claro / Entel / Movistar Chile / Sprint Nextel / VTR
Countries: Chile
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Nextel commercially launches mobile services in Chile

Published 16 May 2012 10:51 CET | Chile
Nextel has officially launched its mobile voice and broadband services in Chile. Nextel already has around 100 mobile customers ...

Movistar, VTR sign national roaming agreement

Published 06 May 2011 15:06 CET | Chile
VTR and Movistar have signed a five-year national roaming agreement in Chile, Diario Financiero reports, citing Mauricio Ramos, ...

Entel to focus on niche markets

Published 12 Mar 2011 15:32 CET | Chile
Chilean operator Entel will complete its management team reshuffle by end-March. Via this initiative, Entel plans to better ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

18 Oct Apple Event
19 Oct A1 Telekom Austria Q3 2021
19 Oct Tele2 Q3 2021
19 Oct Netflix Q3 2021
19 Oct Iridium Q3 2021
19 Oct Arm DevSummit
19 Oct Pixel Fall Launch
19 Oct Arm DevSummit
20 Oct Crown Castle Q3
20 Oct Verizon Q3 2021
20 Oct Elisa Q3 results
20 Oct Bango strategy day
20 Oct Samsung Unpacked Part 2
21 Oct AT&T Q3 2021
21 Oct Orange Belgium Q3 2021
21 Oct Telenor Q3 2021
21 Oct Intel Q3
21 Oct Telia Q3 results
21 Oct Snap Q3
22 Oct Doro Q3 results
22 Oct Ericsson Q3 2021
::: More Calendar Items