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 Thursday, 25 March 2010
Brazil's mobile phone base reached 176.8 million in February, an increase of 0.67 percent on the total number of mobile lines in January, according to the latest data published by Brazil regulator Anatel. February saw the addition of almost 1.2 million phones in the country, the second best February performance after 2008. Vivo ended February with a market share of 29.93 percent, up from 29.87 percent in January. Claro was second with a market share of 25.50 percent against 25.52 percent in January. TIM Participacoes had 23.65 percent, up from 23.63 percent in January, while Oi finished the month with 20.56 percent against 20.61 percent in January. 3G mobile services were available to 12.96 million mobile lines.
Source: TelecomPaper