Anatel's data, released on Tuesday, 01/10, show that in August there was a 55% growth in the 4G market in Brazil. Accesses active reached 398 622 - 257 200 were in July. The 3G service also grew to 4.182 million new additions, totaling 77,864 million, or 29.01% of the market share. GSM - which are the second generation phones and limited internet - still dominates the market with 65.24% or 175,120,172 million hits assets.
M2M terminals - chips for machine to machine communication - totaled 7,958,901 million hits assets, reaching 2.96% market share. In July, were 7,874,099 million hits, or 2.95% market share. Terminals Broadband - Modems - totaled 7,047,787 million hits, or 2.63%. In July were 7.5 million hits, or 2.64%, in the second drop recorded - June and July there was also a drop in new additions.
Also according to Anatel, Brazil with closed August with 268.44 million active lines in mobile and teledensity of 135.45 lines per 100 inhabitants. In August, there were over 1.44 million of new qualifications, a sign of recovery, once in July, there were more than 1.26 million new qualifications, which means a strong increase compared to June, which were recorded only 215,000 new habilitaões. In the eighth month of this year, there were 212.23 million of prepaid access (representing 79.06% of total) and 56.21 million postpaid (20.94%).