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 Wednesday, July 16, 2008

SAO PAULO -(Dow Jones)- The number of mobile phones in circulation in Brazil totaled 133.2 million at the end of June, up 1.9% from May, according to preliminary figures released Tuesday by telecommunications regulator Anatel.

Net additions in the month were 2.6 million.

Brazil's main operators are Vivo Participacoes, which is jointly owned by Spain's Telefonica and Portugal Telecom; TIM Participacoes, the local unit of Telecom Italia; and Claro, the local unit of Mexico's America Movil.

Source: Cellular News.