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2007 Latin America - Mobile Statistics (tables only)


Attention: There is an updated edition available for this report.

While Latin America’s fixed lines stagnate at 17% teledensity, mobile subscribers have overtaken their fixed-line counterparts in every country except Cuba. Paraguay leads the trend, with ten mobile phones for every fixed line in service. By early 2007, mobile penetration had surpassed the 50% milestone, but growth was beginning to slow.

This report gives an overview of the all mobile activities in Latin America. Major statistics include key country indicators, subscriber numbers, annual change and penetration percentages, growth indications and historical data. Some of the data is not current, but was the latest available at the time of publication.

This report only provides statistical tables relating to the above topics. For descriptions, commentary and forecasts for these topics see the complete reports:

  • 2007 Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband in Latin America - Central America
  • 2007 Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband in Latin America - Mexico and the Caribbean
  • 2007 Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband in Latin America - The Andean Countries
  • 2007 Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband in Latin America - The Mercosur Countries


1. LATIN AMERICAN OVERVIEW
1.1 Mobile
1.2 Trans-national operators
2. ARGENTINA
2.1 Mobile operator statistics
3. BELIZE
4. BOLIVIA
5. BRAZIL
5.1 Mobile Operators
6. CHILE
6.1 Mobile Market
7. COLOMBIA
8. COSTA RICA
9. CUBA
10. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
11. ECUADOR
12. EL SALVADOR
13. GUATEMALA
14. GUYANA
15. HAITI
16. HONDURAS
17. JAMAICA
18. MEXICO
19. NICARAGUA
20. PANAMA
21. PARAGUAY
22. PERU
23. PUERTO RICO
24. SURINAME
25. URUGUAY
26. VENEZUELA


List of Tables


Table 1 - Latin America - mobile subscribers and penetration - 1998 - 2006
Table 2 - Latin America - top 10 mobile markets - subscribers and penetration - 2006
Table 3 - Latin America - subscribers, market share and penetration by country - 2006
Table 4 - Latin America - mobile subscribers by digital technology - 2003 - 2006
Table 5 - Latin America - international operators - subscribers and market share - 2005 - 2006
Table 6 - América Móvil - subscribers by subsidiary - 2005 - 2006
Table 7 - Telefónica - mobile subscribers by subsidiary - 2005 - 2006
Table 8 - Telecom Italia and TIM - subscribers by subsidiary - 2005 - 2006
Table 9 - Millicom - mobile subscribers by subsidiary - 2005 - 2006
Table 10 - Latin America - top 10 mobile operators by subscriber numbers - 2006
Table 11 - Argentina - mobile key statistics - March 2007
Table 12 - Argentina - mobile subscribers and penetration - 1997 - 2007
Table 13 - Argentina - mobile subscribers by operator and technology - March 2007
Table 14 - Argentina - evolution of ARPU by operator - 2005 - 2007
Table 15 - Argentina - prepaid/postpaid ratio - 1999 - 2007
Table 16 - Argentina - forecast mobile subscribers by market scenario - 2007; 2012; 2017
Table 17 - Argentina - mobile operators’ market share - 1999 - 2007
Table 18 - Argentina - mobile subscribers - major operators - 1999 - 2007
Table 19 - Belize - mobile key statistics - June 2006
Table 20 - Belize - mobile subscribers and penetration - 1999 - 2006
Table 21 - Belize - mobile subscribers of major operators - 2004 - 2006
Table 22 - Bolivia - mobile key statistics - September 2006
Table 23 - Bolivia -mobile subscribers by operator - September 2006
Table 24 - Bolivia - mobile subscribers and penetration - 1996 - 2006
Table 25 - Bolivia - mobile operators’ market share - 2003 - 2006
Table 26 - Brazil - mobile key statistics - April 2007
Table 27 - Brazil - mobile subscribers and penetration - 1997 - 2007
Table 28 - Brazil - mobile subscribers by operator and technology - March 2007
Table 29 - Brazil - operator’s market share - 2003 - 2007
Table 30 - Brazil - mobile subscribers by technology - 2002 - 2007
Table 31 - Brazil - market share by technology - 2002 - 2007
Table 32 - Brazil - band A, B, D, and E subscribers - 2000 - 2007
Table 33 - Brazil - prepaid subscribers, annual change and market share - 2002 - 2007
Table 34 - Brazil - operator’s market share - 2003 - 2007
Table 35 - Brazil - evolution of ARPU - major operators - 2005 - 2007
Table 36 - Brazil - mobile subscribers by operator - 2002 - 2007
Table 37 - Brazil - Vivo subscribers per subsidiary - 2002 - 2005 (historical)
Table 38 - Brazil - TIM Brasil - subscribers per subsidiary - 2002 - 2005 (historical)
Table 39 - Chile - mobile key statistics - 2006
Table 40 - Mobile subscribers and penetration - 1995 - 2006
Table 41 - Chile - forecast mobile subscriber growth by market scenario - 2005; 2010; 2015
Table 42 - Chile - Mobile subscribers by operator and technology - September 2006
Table 43 - Chile - operator market share - 1999 - 2006
Table 44 - Chile - mobile subscribers by operator - 1999 - 2006
Table 45 - Chile - prepaid/postpaid ratio - 1999 - 2006
Table 46 - Colombia - mobile key statistics - June 2006
Table 47 - Colombia - mobile subscribers, penetration - 1997 - 2006
Table 48 - Colombia - mobile subscribers by operator and technology - September 2006
Table 49 - Colombia - mobile market share by operator - 2002 - 2006
Table 50 - Colombia - mobile subscribers by operator - 2000 - 2006
Table 51 - Colombia - forecast mobile subscriber growth by market scenario - 2005; 2010; 2015
Table 52 - Costa Rica - mobile key statistics - June 2006
Table 53 - Costa Rica - mobile subscribers and penetration - 1998 - 2006
Table 54 - Costa Rica - mobile subscribers by operator and technology - June 2006
Table 55 - Cuba - mobile key statistics - 2006
Table 56 - Cuba - mobile subscribers and penetration - 1996 - 2006
Table 57 - Dominican Republic - mobile key statistics - September 2006
Table 58 - Dominican Republic - mobile subscribers and penetration - 1997 - 2006
Table 59 - Dominican Republic - mobile operator market share - 2003 - 2006
Table 60 - Dominican Republic - mobile subscribers by operator - Sept 2006
Table 61 - Dominican Republic - Codetel mobile subscribers - 1998 - 2006
Table 62 - Dominican Republic - postpaid/prepaid ratio - 2001 - 2006
Table 63 - Dominican Republic - forecast mobile growth by market scenario - 2007; 2010; 2015
Table 64 - Ecuador - mobile key statistics - February 2007
Table 65 - Ecuador - mobile subscribers (million) and penetration - 1996 - 2007
Table 66 - Ecuador - mobile subscribers and market share by operator - 1996 - 2007
Table 67 - Ecuador - mobile subscribers by operator, technology - February 2007
Table 68 - Ecuador - prepaid subscriber ratio by operator - 2002 - 2007
Table 69 - El Salvador - mobile key statistics - June 2006
Table 70 - El Salvador - mobile subscribers and penetration - 1998 - 2006
Table 71 - El Salvador - mobile operators’ market share - 2003 - 2006
Table 72 - El Salvador - mobile subscribers by operator and technology - June 2006
Table 73 - El Salvador - - mobile subscribers by operator - 2002 - 2006
Table 74 - El Salvador - prepaid/postpaid ratio - 2002 - 2006
Table 75 - Guatemala - mobile key statistics - June 2006
Table 76 - Guatemala - mobile subscribers and penetration - 1997 - 2006
Table 77 - Guatemala - mobile subscribers by operator and technology - June 2006
Table 78 - Guatemala - subscribers by operator - 2000 - 2006
Table 79 - Guatemala - mobile operators’ market share - 2000 - 2006
Table 80 - Guatemala - prepaid/postpaid ratio - 2002 - 2006
Table 81 - Guyana - mobile key statistics - June 2006
Table 82 - Guyana - mobile subscribers and penetration - 1998 - 2006
Table 83 - Haiti - mobile key statistics - June 2006
Table 84 - Haiti - mobile subscribers and penetration - 1998 - 2006
Table 85 - Honduras - mobile key statistics - June 2006
Table 86 - Honduras - mobile subscribers and penetration - 1997 - 2006
Table 87 - Honduras - mobile operators’ market share - 2002 - 2006
Table 88 - Honduras - mobile subscribers by operator and technology - June 2006
Table 89 - Honduras - mobile subscribers by operator - 2000 - 2006
Table 90 - Honduras - prepaid/postpaid ratio - 1997 - 2005
Table 91 - Jamaica - mobile key statistics - 2006
Table 92 - Jamaica - mobile subscribers and penetration - 1997 - 2006
Table 93 - Jamaica - mobile market share by operator - 2003 - 2006
Table 94 - Jamaica - mobile subscribers by operator - September 2005
Table 95 - Mexico - mobile key statistics - September 2006
Table 96 - Mexico - mobile subscribers and penetration - 1996 - 2006
Table 97 - Mexico - mobile market share by operator - 2001 - 2006
Table 98 - Mexico - mobile subscribers by operator - 1998 - 2006
Table 99 - Mexico - Mobile subscribers by operator and technology - September 2006
Table 100 - Mexico - prepaid and postpaid subscribers - 1997 - 2006
Table 101 - Mexico - forecast mobile subscriber growth by market scenario - 2007; 2012; 2017
Table 102 - Nicaragua - mobile key statistics - September 2006
Table 103 - Nicaragua - mobile subscribers and penetration - 2000 - 2006
Table 104 - Nicaragua - subscribers and market share by operator - 2000 - 2006
Table 105 - Nicaragua - Mobile subscribers by operator and technology - June 2006
Table 106 - Nicaragua - postpaid/prepaid ratio - 2003 - 2006
Table 107 - Panama - mobile key statistics - June 2006
Table 108 - Panama - mobile subscribers and penetration - 1997 - 2006
Table 109 - Panama - operators’ mobile market share - 2003 - 2006
Table 110 - Panama - Movistar subscribers - 2004 - 2006
Table 111 - Panama - mobile subscribers by operator and technology - June 2006
Table 112 - Panama - postpaid/prepaid ratio - 1998 - 2005
Table 113 - Paraguay - mobile key statistics - September 2006
Table 114 - Paraguay - mobile subscribers, penetration - 1998 - 2006
Table 115 - Paraguay - mobile operators market share - 2003 - 2006
Table 116 - Paraguay - mobile subscribers by operator and technology - September 2006
Table 117 - Peru - mobile key statistics - 2006
Table 118 - Vmobile subscribers and penetration - 1996 - 2006
Table 119 - Peru - company market share - 1996 - 2006
Table 120 - Peru - Movistar - mobile subscribers (million) - 2001 - 2006
Table 121 -Peru - subscribers by operator - 2001 - 2006
Table 122 - Peru - mobile subscribers by operator - 2006
Table 123 - Peru - prepaid/postpaid ratio - 2001 - 2006
Table 124 - Peru - forecast mobile subscriber growth by market scenario - 2005; 2010; 2015
Table 125 - Puerto Rico - mobile key statistics - September - 2006
Table 126 - Puerto Rico - mobile subscribers and penetration - 1997 - 2006
Table 127 - Puerto Rico - mobile market share by operator - 2002 - 2006
Table 128 - Puerto Rico - mobile subscribers by operator and technology - September 2006
Table 129 - Puerto Rico - forecast mobile subscriber growth by scenario - 2007; 2010; 2015
Table 130 - Suriname - mobile key statistics - June 2006
Table 131 - Suriname - mobile subscribers and penetration - 1997 - 2006
Table 132 - Uruguay - mobile statistics - September 2006
Table 133 - Uruguay - mobile subscribers and penetration - 1997 - 2006
Table 134 - Uruguay - mobile operators’ market share - 2003 - 2006
Table 135 - Uruguay - mobile subscribers by operator - 1999 - 2006
Table 136 - Uruguay - mobile subscribers by operator and technology - June 2006
Table 137 - Venezuela - mobile key statistics - 2006
Table 138 - Venezuela - mobile subscribers and penetration - 1997 - 2006
Table 139 - Venezuela - mobile operators’ market share - 2003 - 2006
Table 140 - Venezuela - - mobile subscribers by major operator - 2000 - 2006
Table 141 - Venezuela - mobile subscribers by operator and technology - September 2006
Table 142 - Venezuela - mobile prepaid/postpaid ratio - 1997 - 2006
Table 143 - Venezuela - SMS messages - 2002 - 2006
Table 144 - Venezuela - mobile subscriber growth by market scenario - 2005; 2010; 2015

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