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 Monday, May 03, 2010
Brazil ended March with a total 179.1 million mobile lines, following the activation of 2.3 million or 1.32 percent more new subscribers compared to February. Mobile penetration now stands at 93.01 lines per 100 residents, up 1.84 percent on the previous month, according to telecoms regulator Anatel. The increase recorded in March and in the first quarter is the highest since Anatel began measurements in 2000. The total number of prepaid phones was 147.7 million (82.48%), while postpaid amounted to 31.3 million (17.52%).
 
Source: TelecomPaper