Brazil's Mobile Data Market to Nearly Double by 2015, finds Pyramid

Service Providers Examine Latin America's Mobile Opportunities at Rio Wireless International May 21 & 22

May 16, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazil's mobile data market is expected to nearly double in revenue by 2015 as mobile users learn the benefit of advanced services – one of the many topics on the agenda at the Rio Wireless International Conference on May 21 & 22, 2012. For more information, click here:

"Brazil's mobile data market reached US$8.24 billion in 2011; this number is expected to nearly double by 2015, when it'll reach around US$15.43 billion," says Vinicius Caetano, Senior Analyst for Pyramid Research, who will present this latest data at a keynote session at Rio Wireless. "The popularity of smartphones plays a significant role in this increase. In the same period, these devices will jump from being 21 percent of all devices sold in Brazil to 49 percent."

"This increase in data popularity and smartphone sales is a positive consequence of the mobile user sophistication as they learn the benefits of advanced services, such as mobile Internet," Caetano explains.  "Our upcoming Rio Wireless conference is designed to capture the amazing mobile opportunity in Latin America, and will be the place where market leaders can gather research-driven content that will focus on the region's mobile trends."

"The Light Reading Communications Network and Network Eventos have partnered to expand the conference's reach beyond Brazil's borders by providing an ideal platform for service providers seeking strategic advice as they develop their businesses in Latin America," says Joseph Braue, Executive Vice President/Group Director of the Light Reading Communications Network. "By combining Network Eventos' expertise in producing successful Brazilian telecom events with Pyramid's market growth analysis and Heavy Reading's telecom technology expertise, we can provide a conference of tremendous substance for regional telecom executives and regulators."

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SOURCE Pyramid Research