Wireless & Mobile Landscape

Latin America Wireless Statistics Forecast, 2017-2022

Mobile subscribers in Latin America increasingly depend on a variety of mobile devices, including smartphones, tablets and connected cars, to stay connected. At the same time, they are increasing their usage of mobile data.

This market study overviews the Latin American mobile market and includes detailed information and a five-year forecast for the following areas of the market:

• Mobile Connections

• Smartphone Sales

• Tablet Sales

• Mobile Data Traffic.


Key Questions Answered

  • What is the population of Latin America and what is its mobile penetration?
  • How many mobile connections exist and how are they expected to grow between 2017 and 2022?
  • What is the split of those connections by technology type (GSM, CDMA, UMTS/HSPA, LTE and 5G) and generation (2G, 3G, 4G and 5G)?
  • What are the anticipated global handset and smartphone sales for 2017 to 2022?
  • What are the anticipated tablet sales for 2017 to 2022?
  • What is mobile data usage today and at what rate is mobile data usage expected to grow over the forecast period?
  • How does mobile data usage differ between quartiles?

Who Should Read

  • Mobile operators
  • Device OEMs
  • Mobile infrastructure and equipment OEMs
  • Content providers and distributors
  • Financial analysts and investors.

Table of Contents

  • Abstract
  • Executive Summary
  • Methodology
  • Latin America Mobile Connections Forecast, 2017-2022
    • Connections Forecast Assumptions
    • Connections Forecast
  • Latin America Smartphone Sales Forecast: 2017-2022
    • Smartphone Sales Forecast Assumptions
    • Handset Forecast
    • Handset Forecast by Type
    • Smartphone Forecast by Operating System
  • Latin America Tablet Sales Forecast: 2017-2022
    • Tablet Sales Forecast Assumptions
    • Tablet Sales Forecast
    • Tablet Sales by Operating System
    • Tablet Sales By Form Factor
    • Tablet Sales By Connectivity Option
  • Latin America Mobile Data Usage Trends by Mobile Operator
    • Telefonica
    • America Movil
    • AT&T Mexico
  • Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Methodology
    • Connections, not Subscribers
    • Quartiles
  • Latin America Mobile Data Traffic Forecast, 2017-2022
  • Definitions
  • About iGR
    • Disclaimer

List of Tables

  • Table 1: Latin America Connections, Population, and Penetration, 2017-2022
  • Table 2: Latin America Connections by Technology Generation 2017-2022 (000)
  • Table 3: Latin America Connections by Technology, 2017-2022 (000)
  • Table 4: Latin America Mobile Handset Sales as a Percentage of Mobile Connections, 2017-2022
  • Table 5: Latin America Mobile Handset Sales by Handset Type, 2017-2022
  • Table 6: Latin America Mobile OS Sales Forecast, 2017-2022 (units)
  • Table 7: Latin America Mobile OS Sales Forecast, 2017-2022 (Percentage Share)
  • Table 8: Latin America Tablet Sales, 2017-2022 (units)
  • Table 9: Latin America Tablet Sales by OS, 2017-2022 (units)
  • Table 10: Latin America Tablet OS Sales Forecast, 2017-2022 (Percentage Share)
  • Table 11: Latin America Tablet Sales by Form Factor, 2017-2022
  • Table 12: Latin America Tablet Sales by Connectivity Option, 2017-2022
  • Table 13: Per Quarter Mobile Data Traffic, Telefonica 2016-2017
  • Table 14: Mobile Data Traffic per Subscriber (MB/Month), Telefonica 2016-2017
  • Table 15: Latin America Connections, Population, and Penetration, 2017-2022
  • Table 16: Connections per Quartile in Latin America (000s), 2017-2022
  • Table 17: Per-Connection Mobile Data Use (MB/month) in Latin America, 2017-2022
  • Table 18: Total Mobile Data Traffic (TB/month) in Latin America, 2017-2022
  • Table 19: Percentage of Mobile Data Traffic by Quartile in Latin America, 2017-2022
  • Definitions Table

List of Charts

  • Figure A: Latin America Connections and Population, 2017-2022 (000)
  • Figure B: Latin America Mobile Handset Sales by Handset Type, 2017-2022 (units)
  • Figure C: Total Mobile Data Traffic (TB/month) in Latin America, 2017-2022
  • Figure 1: Latin America Connections and Population, 2017-2022 (000)
  • Figure 2: Latin America Connections by Technology Generation, 2017-2022 (000)
  • Figure 3: Latin America Connections by Technology, 2017-2022 (000)
  • Figure 4: Latin America Mobile Handset Sales as a Percentage of Mobile Connections, 2017-2022
  • Figure 5: Latin America Mobile Handset Sales by Handset Type, 2017-2022 (units)
  • Figure 6: Latin America Mobile OS Sales Forecast, 2017-2022 (units)
  • Figure 7: Latin America Mobile OS Forecast, 2017-2022 (Percentage Share)
  • Figure 8: Latin America Tablet Sales, 2017-2022 (units)
  • Figure 9: Latin America Tablet Sales by OS, 2017-2022 (units)
  • Figure 10: Latin America Tablet OS Sales Forecast, 2017-2022 (Percentage Share)
  • Figure 11: Latin America Tablet Sales by Form Factor, 2017-2022
  • Figure 12: Latin America Tablet Sales by Connectivity Option, 2017-2022
  • Figure 13: Per Quarter Mobile Data Traffic (in Terabytes), Telefonica 2016-2017
  • Figure 14: Mobile Data Traffic per Subscriber (MB per month), Telefonica 2016-2017
  • Figure 15: Latin America Connections and Population, 2017-2022 (000)
  • Figure 16: Per-Connection Mobile Data Use (MB/month) in Latin America, 2017-2022
  • Figure 17: Total Mobile Data Traffic (TB/month) in Latin America, 2017-2022
  • Figure 18: Percentage of Mobile Data Traffic by Quartile in Latin America, 2017-2022

For additional information on the Latin America Wireless Statistics Forecast, 2017-2022 market study, please contact Iain Gillott at (512) 263-5682 or by email.