05/20/2014

Mobile Subscribers in Brazil

 

In this page: Cellular statistics in Brazil, prepaid (%), cellulars per technology (GSM, CDMA, TDMA, AMPS) and per band. Source: Anatel.


Mobile Acesses in Brazil

 

Total of Mobile Subscribers (Apr/14): 273.6 millions (preliminary data)

 

273.6 million mobile accesses in Mar/14

According to Anatel's preliminary data, Brazil started Apr/14 counting 273.6 million mobile accesses and 135.2 cell./100 inhab.

 

Apr/14 showed net adds of 15 thousand mobile accesses, according to the preliminary Data.

 

Prepaid registered negative net adds of (-578) thousand and postpaid registered addition of +594 thousand subscriptions.

 

Prepaid participation dropped to 77.35%.

 

 

Image: Month Net Adds

 

 

Prepaid Mobile Accesses in Apr/14 (preliminary data)

 

 
Apr/13
Dec/13
Mar/14
Apr/14
Mobile Accesses
264,551,603
271,099,799 273,583,476 273,598,967
Prepaid 79.84% 78.05% 77.57% 77.35%
Density 131.88 134.36 135.30 135.21
Month Growth 499,030 580,924 860,213 15,491
0.2% 0.2% 0.3% 0.0%
Annual Growth 2,743,700 9,291,896 2,483,677 2,499,168
1.0% 3.5% 0.9% 0.9%
Growth in 1 year 11,569,459 9,291,896 9,530,903 9,047,364
4.6% 3.5% 3.6% 3.4%

Note: Active mobilare accesses. Density calculated with the IBGE's population projection (Rev. 2008) for the respective month.

 

 

Prepaid Cellulars in Apr/14 (preliminary data)

 

 
Mar/13
Dec/13
Mar14
Apr14
Prepaid Accesses 211,217,786 211,582,767 212,208,580 211,630,231
Month Growth -167,898 -427,122 123,255 -578,349
-0.1% -0.2% 0.1% -0.3%
Year Growth 339,931 704,912 625,813 47,464
0.16% 0.33% 0.30% 0.02%
Growth in 1 year 4,300,670 704,912 822,896 412,445
2.1% 0.3% 0.4% 0.2%

 

 

Postpaid Cellulars in Apr/14 (preliminary data)

 

 
Apr/13
Dec/13
Mar/14
Apr/14
Prepaid Accesses 53,333,817 59,517,032 61,374,896 61,968,736
Month Growth 666,928 1,008,046 736,958 593,840
1.3% 1.7% 1.2% 1.0%
Year Growth 2,403,769 8,586,984 1,857,864 2,451,704
4.7% 16.9% 3.1% 4.1%
Growth in 1 year 7,268,789 8,586,984 8,708,007 8,634,919
15.8% 16.9% 16.5% 16.2%

 

 

 

Quarterly

 

  1Q13 2Q13 3Q13 4Q13 1Q14
Cellulars
264,053 265,741 268,267 271,100 273,583
Prepaid
80.05% 79.43% 78.78% 78.05% 77.57%
Density
133.67 134.35 135.28 136.45 135.30
Addtions
2,245 1,689 2,526 2,833 2,484
Note: active mobile accesses. Density calculated based on IBGE's population projection for the respective month.

 

 

Mobile Accesses per Technology

 

Techn.
December
2013
March 2014
Number of Cellulars
Month Growth
Year Growth
GSM 159,674,015 150,479,277 55.00% (2.3%) (5.8%)
3G (WCDMA) 94,763,509 105,402,214 38.53% 3.9% 11.2%
LTE 1,309,771 2,077,647 0.76% 14.0% 58.6%
CDMA 21,637 18,603 0.01% (4.00%) (14.0%)
Total Data Terminals 15,330,867 15,605,735 5.70% 1.1% 1.8%
- Broadband Data Term. 7,034,289 6,936,963 3.17% (0.3%) (1.4%)
- M2M Data Term. 8,296,578 8,668,772 2.54% 2.2% 4.5%
Total 271,099,799 273,583,476 100.0% 0.3% (0.9%)

Source: Anatel

 

 

GSM participation in the total of accesses reached the maximum of 90.16% in Nov/09 and, after that, it started fo fall. The drop in the participation happens because the number of GSM cell phones is increasing less then the number of WCDMA. WCDMA overtook CDMA in Feb/10.

 

 

Mobile Accesses per Band

 

Band
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
A 58,930 68,075 79,462
84,753
87,836
B 48,837 57,448 67,949
73,483
76,544
D 40,107 44,487 54,445
59,198
61,224
E* 19,312 23,012 27,596
30,430
31,300
Other Bands 6,771 9,922 12,779
13,912
14,196
Total 173,958 202,945 242,231 261,776 271,100

* Band E includes band M.

 

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