4G networks grew by 300% in Latin America during 2015Staff writer ▼ | March 17, 2016
The number of 4G connections in Latin America soared 304 percent last year to 54 million lines, an executive of the 5G Americas trade association said.
LatAm The country with the highest penetration of 4G in 2015 was Uruguay
Uruguay was trailed by Chile, Peru and Brazil, while Otero said one of the countries where the number of terminals with 4G coverage grew fastest last year was Argentina.
The 5G Americas study found nearly 1,000 percent growth in the number of smartphones in Argentina to the point that, by the fourth quarter, 98 percent of new phones were smartphones, and seven out of 10 had 4G coverage. ■