Indec releases telecoms stats round-up

2 Jul 2008

According to national statistics institute Indec, Argentina had 42.7 million mobile subscribers at the end of June, up 20% year-on-year. Meanwhile, fixed line local telephony traffic expanded 19.2% to 1.28 billion calls in June 2008 compared to June 2007, while domestic long-distance calls were up 22.4% to 312 million. There were 9.3 million fixed lines installed in the country, a growth of 2.5% compared to the same month last year, while public phones totalled 135,800, down 12.1%.