Latin America: number of mobile subscriptions 2018

In 2018, Brazil featured the highest number of mobile cellular subscriptions in Latin America and the Caribbean: over 207 million, according to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), an agency of the United Nations. The South American country is followed by Mexico with nearly 117.4 million mobile cellular subscriptions.

Considering the penetration rate in the region, though, Costa Rica places first with almost 170 mobile cellular subscriptions per 100 inhabitants.

Number of mobile cellular subscriptions in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018, by country

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Source

Release date

July 2019

Region

Central and South America, Mexico

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

* Last data available for these countries is 2017.
Figures have been rounded.

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