07/16/2018

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 1Q17 2Q17 3Q17 4Q17 1Q18
Mobile Accesses 63,026 62,899 62,231 61,897 61,696
% Prepaid 88.10% 88.21% 88.31% 88.52% 88.40%
Fixed Telephones 9,991 9,906 9,807 9,530 9,591
Fixed Broadband 7,005 7,173 7,251 7,339 7,366
Pay TV 6,603 6,766 6,767 6,826 6,932

Source: Indec and ENACOM

 

 

Density

 

/100 inhab. 1Q17 2Q17 3Q17 4Q17 1Q18
Mobile Accesses 143.6 142.8 141.1 139.9 139.1
Fixed Telephones 22.8 22.5 22.2 21.5 21.6
Fixed Broadband 16.0 16.3 16.4 16.6 16.6
Pay TV 15.0 15.4 15.3 15.4 15.6

Soure: Indec and ENACOM

 

 

 

Mobile Operators

 

Thousand 1Q17 2Q17 3Q17 4Q17 1Q18

Claro*

23,848 23,910 24,000 24,091 24,149

Movistar

20,155 19,865 19,789 19,256 18,836

Telecom Argentina

19,253 19,529 19,030 18,980 -

Source: Operators

* Includes Paraguay and Uruguay

 

 

Fixed Telephony Operators

 

Thousand 1Q17 2Q17 3Q17 4Q17 1Q18
Telefonica 4,374 4,314 4,222 4,121 4,023

Telecom Argentina

3,893 3,861 3,838 3,795 -

 

 

Broadband Operators

 

Thousand 1Q17 2Q17 3Q17 4Q17 1Q18
Telefonica 1,801 1,763 1,720 1,664 1,614

Telecom Argentina

1,733 1,735 1,746 1,744 -

 

 

 

Annual Performance

 

Thousand 2015 2016 2017
Mobile Accesses 61,842 63,720 61,897
Fixed Telephones 9,878 9,913 9,530
Fixed Broadband 6,952 6,432 7,339
Pay TV 6,506 6,554 6,826

Source: Indec and UIT

 

 

Density/100 inhab. 2015 2016 2017
Mobile Accesses 143.4 145.6 139.9
Fixed Telephones 22.9 22.6 21.5
Fixed Broadband 16.1 14.7 16.0
Pay TV 15.1 15.0 15.4

Source: Indec and UIT

 

 

Groups

 

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

 

 

 

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