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Ecuador 4G lines double to 6 mln

Thursday 12 July 2018 | 11:54 CET | News
Ecuador's 4G-LTE connections exceeded 6 million at the end of May, some 98.9 percent more than a year earlier, according to data published by the Agency for Regulation and Control of Telecommunications (Arcotel). There were 15.1 million active mobile lines at the end of May, flat year on year, some 10.5 million of which were prepay lines. Claro (America Movil) accounted for around 8 million of those lines, followed by Movistar (Telefonica) with 4.6 million and state-owned operator CNT with the remaining 2.5 million.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: America Movil / Claro / CNT / Movistar / Telefonica
Countries: Ecuador
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