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

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