Mobile phone ownership reached 95.9 million in September

18 Oct 2006

According to preliminary data published by Brazil’s telecoms regulator Anatel, the number of people owning a mobile phone reached 95.9 million by end-September, up 1% on the previous month, and a 20% rise year-on-year from 79.9 million in September 2005. Mobile phone subscriptions are expected to top 100 million by the end of the year.