The report on telecommunications services in Colombia has just been released and there is good news. The average fixed Internet speed in Colombia rose to 76.2 Mbps in 2021, a pretty good figure compared to previous years.
Internet download speed went from 41.9 Mbps to 76.2 Mbps, this increase was driven by fixed fiber optic connections. The fiber reached 115.2 Mbps in speed and the cable reached 81.6 Mbps. It also happened that in 2021 more homes contracted the fixed Internet service with these technologies. For this reason, access to the fixed Internet service grew by 16.8% and reached 37.96 million users.
An interesting fact that appears in this report is that during the year 2021 the mobile Internet reported revenues of 7.96 billion pesos. It was the service that generated the highest income in the country. As a whole, fixed and mobile telephony, fixed and mobile Internet and broadcast services reported revenues in 2021 of 24.3 billion pesos, that is, 10.5% more than in 2020.
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By 2021, Colombians used less voice services (both fixed and mobile). Calls continue like this and tend to decline, as is the case with this service in the international arena. A statistic that caught our attention is the number of minutes of mobile calls, which went from 175.3 billion in 2020 to 161.7 billion in 2021. A negative variation in this segment had not been seen since 2013.
Contrary to this, the mobile Internet service grew by 16.8% and reached a total of 37.96 million at the end of 2021. Mobile Internet traffic, for its part, increased by 84.8%, going from 1, 03 billion GB in 2020 to 1.89 billion in 2021.
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