Chile mobile subscriber base up 14% year-on-year

31 May 2007

National statistics institute INE has said in a statement that the number of wireless subscribers in Chile reached 13.1 million at the end of the first quarter of 2007, up 14% year-on-year. Fixed lines totalled 3.25 million at the same date. The institute goes on to say that the number of mobile calls increased 23.5% and that on an average day a Chilean mobile user speaks on their phone for 3.5 minutes.