Continued LTE growth in Brazil

2 Sep 2013

The Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel has revealed that Telefonica subsidiary Vivo was the fastest growing 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network operator in July, with its user base up 42% to 116,019. The second largest LTE provider, TIM Brasil, saw its own subscriber total jump 85.3% to 66,178, while America Movil unit Claro reported growth of 25% to reach 44,178 customers at end-July. Anatel said there were 257,214 LTE users in Brazil at 31 July, with more than 93,800 of these located in the state of Sao Paulo.