12/13/2017

Mobile Operators' Market Share in Brazil
Brazil Prepaid 4G Devices Mobile Broadband
Region Postpaid 3G Devices Broadband Data
State   M2M Data

This page: Monitors 4G evolution in Brazil and network provide.


4G (LTE) in Brazil

 

LTE is the 4G standard adopted in Brazil by all operators.

 

In 2012 Anatel carried out an auction of the frequencies in 2500 MHz in order to implement 4G networks. The main companies to acquirer these frequencies were: Vivo, Tim, Claro, Oi, Sky and Sunrise.

 

In Brazil, 2500 MHz frequency is used by operators to offer 4G mobile broadband (LTE) and 4G fixed broadband (LTE).

 

In September 2014, Anatel conducted the auction of the frequency band of 700 MHz to implement 4G, which will be liberated after the analog TV switch-off. The companies that acquired these frequencies were: Vivo, Tim, Claro and Algar.

 

 

4G (LTE) in Oct/17

 

- Out/16 Dez/16 Set/17 Out/17
4G Accesses 52.614 60.104 91.452 95.353
Density 25,5 29,1 44,0 45,8
Month Growth 3.225 3.998 2.948 3.901
6,5% 7,1% 3,3% 4,3%
Annual Growth 27.167 34.658 31.347 35.249
106,8% 136,2% 52,2% 58,6%
Growth in one year 32.167 34.658 42.063 42.739
157,3% 136,2% 85,2% 81,2%
Source: Anatel

 

 

Market Share of Accessses via 4G Handsets of Mobile Operators

 

 

 

Market Share of Accesses Via 4G Devices

 

Operator
2014 2015 2016 1Q17 2Q17 3Q17 Oct/17
Vivo 38.87% 37.55% 35.65% 34.50% 34.59% 33.82% 33.40%
Claro 19.92% 17.50% 19.31% 21.13% 21.45% 22.16% 22.09%
TIM 30.29% 27.94% 28.06% 27.63% 27.80% 27.12% 26.77%
Oi 8.01% 13.79% 15.16% 15.21% 14.85% 15.73% 16.63%
Nextel 2.90% 3.22% 1.82% 1.53% 1.31% 1.17% 1.11%
Total 6,765 25,447 60,104 71,320 80,560 91,452 95,353

 

 

Net Adds of 4G Devices by Operators in the Period

 

Thousand 2014 2015 2016 1Q17 2Q17 3Q17 Oct/17
Vivo 2,092 6,925 11,874 3,173 3,260 3,066 917
Claro 1,126 3,105 7,151 3,463 2,211 2,988 799
TIM 1,644 5,061 9,756 2,841 2,692 2,399 725
Oi 397 2,968 5,600 1,740 1,118 2,421 1,472
Nextel 196 622 277 -2 -39 18 -11
Total 5,455 18,682 34,658 11,215 9,241 10,891 3,901

Source: Anatel

 

 

 

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