BY JOACHIM BAMRUD
“Mobile growth continues in Brazil, with net additions having grown so far in 2008 at an average pace of 1.9 million per month – this is a rate 83 percent higher than what we observed in, e.g., H107,” the bank says in its report today.
Vivo, the top operator, boosted subscribers by18.2 percent. Its rivals did even better in percentage terms. Telemar’s subscription base expanded by 29.7 percent, Claro’s by 26.7 percent, Telecom Brasil’s by 25.8 percent and TIM’s by 23.7 percent.
All in all, there were 130.6 million wireless subscribers in
And the trend is expected to continue the rest of the year as well. “In our...