Brazil broadband overview

Point Topic provides comprehensive broadband statistics and operator profiles for Brazil

Point Topic updates its database of broadband subscriber numbers at country, region, operator and technology level every 3 months. In this free report, we provide an overview of the broadband market in Brazil at the end of Q4 2013.

Brazil broadband summary

There were 21.3 million fixed broadband subscribers in Brazil at the end of Q4 2013. The annual growth rate was 11.32% while population penetration had reached 10.61%.

Brazil - Total Broadband & Growth

Figure 1: Brazil fixed broadband subscriber numbers, growth and population penetration

Brazil broadband growth comparison

The Brazilian fixed broadband market grew by an impressive 11.32% in 2013, higher than all global region growth rates for the same period. Although the growth rate in the country has fallen in recent years, the relatively low population penetration suggests there is potential for healthy growth rates to continue in the future if investment is forthcoming.

Brazil broadband growth comparisonFigure 2: Brazil fixed broadband annual growth comparison

Brazil ISP market shares

As is often the case in a country of vast land mass, the Brazilian fixed broadband market is not dominated by one operator. Several ISPs were vying for first place in the market share stakes at the end of 2013 with NET, Oi and Telefonica on 29%, 27.7% and 18.5% respectively.

Brazil - Operator Retail Market Share Q4 2013Figure 3: Brazil ISP market shares in Q4 2013

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This sample report takes data from Point Topic’s Global Broadband Statistics service. Subscribers have access to more recent and in-depth data for Brazil and 110 other countries. The service is updated every 3 months to include all the latest information. Telephone +44 (0)20 3301 3303 or e-mail [email protected] for more details.