Main markets for active cell phone lines in the world (in millions)

RankingCountry20112012201320142015Growth to the year
1China9861,1121,2291,2861,3061.5%
2India8949078869441,0117.1%
3US3163263363553786.3%
4Indonesia2372813043193386.1%
5Brazil242262271281257(8.5%)
6Russia2282312432212272.8%
7Japan1261341461531593.9%

Source: Org. Regulator, ITU, Teleco ORG Regulator *

Position of Brazil in 2015

Ranking in the WorldAccessDensity
Cell phone5th45 º
Fixed6th81 º
Broadband7th89 º

Position of Brazil in 2014

Ranking in the WorldAccessDensity
Cell phone5th46 º
Fixed6th83 º
Broadband9th91 º

Position of Brazil in 2013

Ranking in the WorldAccessDensity
Cell phone5th55 º
Fixed6th81 º
Broadband9th88 º

Position of Brazil in 2012

Ranking in the WorldAccessDensity
Cell phone5th55 º
Fixed5th80 º
Broadband9th84 º

Position of Brazil in 2011

Ranking in the WorldAccessDensity
Cell phone5th49 º
Fixed6th88 º
Broadband9th85 º

Source: ITU

Participation of Brazil in 2011

WorldAmericasLatin America *South America
Population2.8%20.9%32.9%49.5%
Landlines3.6%15.6%40.1%55.7%
Cell phones4.0%24.4%40.5%52.6%
Broadband subscribers2.9%11.6%30.6%40.9%

Source: ITU 2011 * are considered the 19 countries-see page Latin America

Position of Brazil in the world in 2011

Phones (millions)Total PhonesFixedCell phoneBroadband
1China1,427,855285,115
986,253
156,487
2India939,37832,685
893,863
12,830
3United States571,600150,000
331,600
90,000
4Russia317,72144,181
256,117
17,423
5Brazil302,09043,026
242,232
16,832
6Indonesia278,15438,618
236,800
2,736
7Japan204,34240,419
129,868
34,055
8Germany187,179
51,800
108,700
26,679
9Viet Nam141,331
10,175
127,318
3,838
10United Kingdom135,280
33,230
81,612
20,438

SOURCE ITU 2010

DensityTotal PhonesFixedCell phoneBroadband
1Russia222.430.9179.312.2
2Germany
227.8
63.0132.332.5
3United Kingdom
216.6
53.2130.732.7
4Italy
209.2
34.6151.822.8
5France
197.3
55.9105.336.1
6US
182.6
47.9105.928.8
7Japan
181.2
51.1102.727.4
8Brazil
153.7
21.9123.28.6
9China
106
21.273.211.6
10India
75.6
2.672.01.0

SOURCE ITU 2010