Guatemala: Mobile Phone Market Figures

There is still a predominance of prepaid systems, which account for 95.6% of the 21,474,000 cell lines operating in the country.

Monday, October 13, 2014

The mobile phone market in Guatemala still has a preference for prepaid systems, or top up payment cards, with the number of the number of lines that operate under this mode up to July 2014 totaling 20,548,000 . reports that "... In the past 10 years, the market for mobile telephony has experienced exponential growth of 577%, going from 3.1 million lines in 2004 to 21.4 million in the first half of this year. This represents an average annual growth of 57%, or 2.1 million lines per year. "

He added, "... Businesses engaged in the sale or distribution of cell phones should have, as of today, proof of authorization from the Superintendency of Telecommunications (SIT), a document which must be displayed to users. "

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