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Latin America Semiannual Telecom Services Tracker

The telecom services market is in transition from being a traditional voice-centric industry to being data and mobile focused. Twice a year, IDC's Latin America Semiannual Telecom Services Tracker® provides detailed market size and market share data on a number of key telecom services markets, segmented into business and residential spending and forecast for five years. The tracker also includes other key metrics such as the number of connections and subscribers.

Technology Coverage

This tracker provides total market size and vendor share for the following technology areas. Measurement for this tracker is in lines, connections, subscriptions, end-user revenue, and voice traffic.

Core Coverage

  • Fixed voice
  • IP voice
  • Fixed broadband
  • Mobile voice
  • Mobile data
  • Connections and spending for all services
  • Traffic (voice services)
  • Penetration over population and households

Geographic Scope

  • Latin America (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, and the rest of Latin America)

Data Deliverables

This Tracker is delivered on a [quarterly, semiannual] basis via a web-based interface for online querying and downloads. Deliverables for this tracker are listed below. For a complete delivery schedule please contact an IDC sales representative.

  • Historical and forecast data

Forecast Coverage

Forecasts for this tracker are updated semiannually and include six years of historical data and five years of annual market projections. Forecasts are available at the regional and country levels. Examples of the forecasts included in this tracker are as follows:

Core Forecast Coverage

  • Technology
  • Type of customer: Consumer and business
  • Type of contract (prepaid/contract) for mobile voice