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Mobile services in Latin America: trends and forecasts 2019–2024

Jakub Konieczny Research Analyst
Rémy Giraud Analyst, Research

"Increasing data revenue will offset the decline in mobile voice and messaging revenue, leading to an overall increase in mobile services revenue."

This report examines the key trends and drivers, and provides telecoms market forecasts for mobile communication services in Latin America. It includes worldwide context and commentary on six key countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.

This report and associated data annex provide:

  • a 5-year forecast of 118 mobile KPIs for Latin America and for six key countries
  • an in-depth analysis of the trends, drivers and forecast assumptions for each type of mobile service, and for key countries
  • an overview of operator strategies and country-specific topics, which highlights similarities and differences between countries
  • a summary of results, key implications and recommendations for mobile operators.

 

Geographical coverage

Countries modelled individually

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Mexico
  • Peru

Data coverage 

Mobile connections

 

  • Handset, mobile broadband, IoT
  • Prepaid, contract
  • 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
  • Smartphone, non-smartphone

Mobile revenue

 

  • Service, retail
  • Prepaid, contract
  • Handset, mobile broadband, IoT
  • Handset voice, messaging, data

Mobile ARPU

 

  • SIMS, handset
  • Prepaid, contract
  • Handset voice, data

Voice traffic

 

  • Outgoing minutes, MoU