3G mobile base close to two million at end-September

29 Oct 2008

The increased popularity of 3G mobile service in Brazil saw the country total edge towards two million users at the end of September, local research house Teleco reports. At that date Brazil was home to 1.952 million 3G users, up 48.4% when compared with the month of August and equivalent to 1% of the total mobile base in Brazil. Of the total, 1.447 million were signed up with one of the country’s W-CDMA-based operators, up from 974,901 the previous month, and 505,194 were on EV-DO networks (517,209).