01/29/2018

TelecoWorld: Argentina

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This page: Statistics: fixed telephones, cellular and broad band in Argentina.


TelecoWorld: Argentina

 

 

Official Name: Argentine Republic
Capital: Buenos Aires
Population: 43.4 millions (CEPAL 2016)
Currency: Argentinian Peso
Calling code: +54

Regulatory Agency:

CNC - Comision Nacional de Comunicaciones

Indec - Instituto Nacional de Estatisitca e Censo

 

 

 

 

In June of 2000, occurred the liberalization of telecommunication in Argentina through the Decree nº 465/00, with the elimination of entrance barriers of new operators in the market.

 

 

Wireline and Cellular Telephony Evolution

 

The following figure presents the evolution number of wireline and cell phones in Argentina.

 

 

 

Operational Performance

 

Accesses

 

 

Thousand 1Q16 2Q16 3Q16 4Q16 1Q17 2Q17 3Q17
Mobile Accesses 61,487 62,123 63,579 63,720 63,026 62,899 62,231
% Prepaid 87.83% 87.82% 88.17% 88.01% 88.10% 81.32% 81.27%
Fixed Telephones 9,928 9,915 9,930 9,913 9,991 9,906 9,807
Fixed Broadband 6,875 7,098 7,178 7,223 7,277 7,401 7,697
Pay TV 6,506 6,534 6,538 6,554 6,603 6,766 6,767

Source: Indec and ENACOM

 

 

Density

 

/100 inhab. 1Q16 2Q16 3Q16 4Q16 1Q17 2Q17 3Q17
Mobile Accesses 141.1 142.5 145.9 145.6 143.6 142.8 141.1
Fixed Telephones 22.8 22.7 22.8 22.6 22.8 22.5 22.2
Fixed Broadband 15.8 16.3 16.5 16.5 16.6 16.8 17.4
Pay TV 14.9 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.4 15.3

Soure: Indec and ENACOM

 

 

 

Mobile Operators

 

Thousand 1Q16 2Q16 3Q16 4Q16 1Q17 2Q17 3Q17

Claro*

22,885 22,976 23,204 23,749 23,848 23,910 24,000

Movistar

19,919 19,782 20,344 20,765 20,155 19,865 19,789

Telecom Argentina

19,664 19,957 19,901 19,514 19,253 19,529 19,030

Source: Operators

* Includes Paraguay and Uruguay

 

 

Fixed Telephony Operators

 

Thousand 1Q16 2Q16 3Q16 4Q16 1Q17 2Q17 3Q17
Telefonica 4,600 4,551 4,503 4,448 4,374 4,314 4,222

Telecom Argentina

4,010 3,974 3,946 3,920 3,893 3,861 3,838

 

 

Broadband Operators

 

Thousand 1Q16 2Q16 3Q16 4Q16 1Q17 2Q17 3Q17
Telefonica 1,881 1,879 1,876 1,852 1,801 1,763 1,720

Telecom Argentina

1,809 1,798 1,800 1,738 1,733 1,735 1,746

 

 

 

Annual Performance

 

Thousand 2014 2015 2016
Mobile Accesses 62,500 61,842 63,720
Fixed Telephones 9,232 9,878 9,913
Fixed Broadband 6,141 6,952 7,223
Pay TV 5,676 6,506 6,554

Source: Indec and UIT

 

 

Density/100 inhab. 2014 2015 2016
Mobile Accesses 149.6 143.4 145.6
Fixed Telephones 22.1 22.9 22.6
Fixed Broadband 15.7 16.1 16.5
Pay TV 13.6 15.1 15.0

Source: Indec and UIT

 

 

Groups

 

Group
Fixed Mobile Broadband
Pay TV
Telefónica
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Telecom Italia (Personal)
Arnet 
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America Móvil
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Nextel
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-
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Cablevision
-
-
Fibertel
Cablevision
Directv
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-
-
 

 

 

 

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