|By Business Wire||
|September 25, 2012 11:05 AM EDT||
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rhwjfj/chile_telecoms) has announced the addition of the "Chile - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts" report to their offering.
Chile stands out in Latin America for its openness to innovation, and its telecom sector is a popular target with both national and international investors. The report covers trends and developments in the fixed-line, mobile, internet, broadband, and pay TV markets.
- Market and industry analyses, trends and developments;
- Facts, figures, and statistics;
- Government policies and regulatory issues;
- Major players (fixed, mobile and broadband);
- Fixed-line market and infrastructure;
- Broadband market (including ADSL, cable modem, FttH, and WiMAX);
- Internet and VoIP;
- Convergence and triple play solutions;
- Broadcasting (including cable TV and satellite-based TV services);
- Mobile market (including 3G/4G and mobile broadband);
- Scenario forecasts for the fixed-line, mobile, and broadband markets for the years 2015 and 2020.
For those needing an objective and high-level strategic analysis on Chile, this report is essential reading.
- A bill is in the pipeline to create a Superintendency of Telecommunications. Mobile Number Portability was introduced nationwide in January 2012.
- Fixed Number Portability is being launched region by region, starting in December 2011 and concluding in February 2013. To encourage customer mobility, the regulator, Subtel, has banned the sale of carrier- locked handsets, and ordered operators to unlock devices free of charge. Chile is eliminating domestic long distance charges and establishing a single nationwide calling area.
- Chile's Tower Act, devised for health and environmental reasons, is helping to promote MVNOs and infrastructure sharing.
- Smartphone sales are soaring in Chile, driven by the popularity of social media and improved 3G coverage - as well as diminishing prices and a wider range of devices.
- Chile's Facebook penetration rate is the highest in Latin America and one of the highest in the world.
- In Chile, more fixed- line customers subscribe to telephony bundled with another service than to telephony on its own.
- Following a failed bid to buy GTD, Entel plans to roll out satellite TV and triple play services for residential customers.
Fixed line operators include:
- Movistar (Telefónica Chile)
- VTR Globalcom
- the GTD group (including Telsur
- GTD Manquehue
- and Telcoy)
- Entel Chile
- Claro Chile.
Mobile operators include:
Fixed broadband providers include:
- GTD Manquehue
- GTD Internet
- Comunicación y Telefonía Rural (CTR)
- Complejo Manufacturero de Equipos Telefónicos (CMET)
- Pacifico Cable.
Pay TV providers include:
- CMET/Cable Central
- Mundo Pacifico
- TuVes HD
For more information, including full table of contents, please visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rhwjfj/chile_telecoms