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Brazil's 2019 Mobile Market: Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators, Subscriber Forecasts – ResearchAndMarkets.com – Business Wire

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Brazil
– Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators – Statistics and Analyses”

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s
offering.

This report provides an overview of the mobile voice and data market,
providing a range of statistics and analyses, as also subscriber
forecasts.

Brazil has one of the largest mobile markets in Latin America, with four
major mobile operators offering a range of voice and data services:
Telefonica’s Vivo, Claro Brasil, TIM Brasil, and Oi. All four operators
have secured spectrum in the 2.5GHz band with which they are expanding
their LTE networks to capitalise on consumer demand for mobile data
services. The government has also made available the 700MHz band
(previously allocated to TV broadcasters) for mobile broadband use, and
about 70% of this spectrum had been released by broadcasters by late
2018.

The country is a pioneer in the region for m-commerce. Although the
number of transactions remains low, a number of initiatives between
mobile network operators, banks and credit card companies have targeted
the large number of people without bank accounts. This has stimulated
the sector, which stands to show strong growth in coming years.

The mobile subscriber base grew rapidly for a number of years, in line
with the increasing footprint of mobile networks, but since late 2015
the subscriber base has fallen steadily. This has partly been due to
operators cancelling dormant SIM cards, and also to pricing competition
which eroded the need among some consumers to hold SIM cards from
different providers so take advantage of cheaper on-net offers. Another
factor has been the economic recession, which has dampened consumer
spend on telecom services.

Key Developments

  • Nextel Brazil sold to America Movil;
  • Regulator approves 2019-2020 plan including release of spectrum in
    several bands for 5G use;
  • Algar Telecom launches LTE-A services;
  • EU and Brazil sign cooperation agreement to develop 5G technologies;
  • Ericsson contracted by Claro to pave a path to 5G;
  • Ministry of Communications approves projects worth R$450 million to
    deliver LTE-450 to municipalities in 14 states;
  • TIM Brazil sells its tower infrastructure;
  • Oi & Banco do Brazil launch an NFC-based m-payment platform;
  • Report update includes the regulators market data to March 2019,
    operator data to Q1 2019, recent market developments.

Topics Covered

1 Market analysis

2 Mobile statistics

2.1 General statistics

2.2 Mobile data

2.3 Mobile broadband

2.4 Forecasts mobile market – 2019; 2021; 2023

3 Regulatory issues

3.1 Mobile spectrum allocation and concession areas

3.2 Mobile Number Portability (MNP)

3.3 Roaming

3.4 Mobile Termination Rates (MTRs)

3.5 Network sharing

3.6 Tower infrastructure

4 Mobile infrastructure

4.1 Analogue networks

4.2 Digital networks

4.3 Other infrastructure developments

5 Mobile Network Operators (MNOs)

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Vivo (Telefonica Brasil)

5.3 TIM Brasil

5.4 Claro Brazil

5.5 Oi

5.6 Nextel Brasil

5.7 CTBC/Algar Telecom

5.8 Sercomtel Celular

5.9 Unicel/Aeiou (defunct)

5.10 Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs)

6 Mobile content and applications

6.1 M-commerce

6.2 M-banking

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/4sxpz4


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