10/11/2016

Coverage

 

 

In this page: Coverage data and attendance of cellulars operators in Brazil. Source: Anatel and Ucel.


Operators' Coverage and Attended Population

 

Sep/16 Cities % Covered Population
GSM 3G 4G GSM 3G 4G
 Vivo  3,757 3,584 209 91.3% 89.2% 48.7%
TIM 3,526 2,012 664 91.6% 76.9% 57.5%
Claro 4,062 2,882 237 94.6% 87.1% 50.8%
Oi  3,405 1,198 147 88.9% 72.2% 45.7%
Nextel - 410 10 47.2% 47.2% 5.1%
Algar  106 35 - 2.1% 1.3% -
Sercomtel  2 2 - 0.3% 0.3% -
Total 5,565 4,882 726 100.0% 97.5% 60.7%

Source: Anatel

* It doesn't include the cities of s de Pinto Bandeira-RS, Balneário Rincão-SC, Pescaria Brava-SC, Mojuí dos Campos-PA and  Paraíso das Águas-MS

 

 

Number of cities covered with mobile service by operator according to Anatel

(September 2016)

 

 

Operator Covered Cities Covered Population
VIVO 3,757 91.3%
CLARO 4,062 94.6%
TIM 3,526 91.6%
OI 3,405 88.9%
ALGAR 106 2.1%
SERCOMTEL 2 0.3%
NEXTEL* 410 47.2%
Brasil ** 5,565 100.0%

Fonte: Anatel

 

 

 

Cities Covered by Cellulars

 

Operators 2013 2014 2015 Aug/16 Sep/16
VIVO 3,756 3,757 3,757 3,757 3,757
CLARO 3,638 3,687 3,814 4,022 4,062
TIM 3,406 3,454 3,526 3,526 3,526
OI 3,316 3,379 3,399 3,401 3,405
ALGAR 106 106 106 106 106
SERCOMTEL 2 2 2 2 2
NEXTEL* 92 410 410 410 410
AEIOU - - - - -

Source: Anatel

 

 

Population Covered by Cellular

 

% 2013 2014 2015 Aug/16 Sep/16
VIVO 91.2% 91.2% 91.2% 91.3% 91.3%
CLARO 91.5% 91.9% 92.8% 94.2% 94.6%
TIM 91.1% 91.3% 91.6% 91.6% 91.6%
OI 88.2% 88.6% 88.8% 88.8% 88.9%
ALGAR 2.0% 2.0% 2.1% 2.1% 2.1%
SERCOMTEL 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
NEXTEL* 13.4% 47.2% 47.2% 47.2% 47.2%
AEIOU - - - - -

Source: Anatel

 

Note: Coverage reviewed according to new rules established by Anatel. The number of cities covered by Tim and Oi may be overestimated counting cities where the service isn't available yet.

 

 

Coverage by Number of Operators (%)

 

Cities
2013 2014 2015 Aug/16 Sep/16
Covered*
100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
by 1 operator
36.57% 33.49% 29.25% 26.23% 25.78%
by 2 operators
13.96% 15.77% 18.58% 21.02% 21.22%
by 3 operators
8.36% 8.77% 9.48% 9.87% 10.04%
by 4 operators
37.92% 34.21% 33.88% 34.06% 34.15%
by 5 operators 3.20% 7.62% 8.58% 8.58% 8.58%
by 6 operators   0.14% 0.18% 0.18% 0.18%
not covered
0.00% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Source: Anatel

** It doesn't include the cities of s de Pinto Bandeira-RS, Balneário Rincão-SC, Pescaria Brava-SC, Mojuí dos Campos-PA and  Paraíso das Águas-MS

 

 

Population
2013 2014 2015 Aug/16 Sep/16
Covered
100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
by 1 operator
7.98% 7.38% 6.09% 5.12% 4.91%
by 2 operators
5.17% 5.55% 6.08% 6.74% 6.79%
by 3 operators
3.56% 3.60% 3.85% 4.05% 4.16%
by 4 operators
67.62% 35.90% 31.60% 31.71% 31.77%
by 5 operators 15.67% 46.64% 51.32% 51.32% 51.32%
by 6 operators   0.93% 1.05% 1.05% 1.05%
not covered
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Source: Anatel

 

Note: Coverage reviewed according to new rules established by Anatel. The number of cities covered by Tim and Oi may be overestimated counting cities where the service isn't available yet.

 

 

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