Mobile telephony subscribers reach 44.5mn at end-2010

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Colombia had 44.5mn mobile telephony subscribers at end-2010, an increase of 2.5% compared with end-Q3, according to the latest connectivity report by the country's ITC ministry.

The figure resulted in overall mobile telephony penetration of 97.7%, according to the report. At end-3Q10, mobile telephony subscribers in the country reached 43.4mn.

Mobile operator Comcel led the market at end-2010, with a share of 65.8%, followed by Movistar with 22.5% and Tigo with 11.7%.

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Meanwhile, pay-TV subscribers totaled 3.5mn at end-4Q10, up 9.65% from 3.2mn at end-2009.