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Brazil - Fixed telephone lines

40,878,018 (number) in 2017

Brazil fixed telephone lines was at level of 40.9 million in 2017, down from 42 million previous year, this is a change of 2.68 %.

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What is fixed telephone lines?

A fixed telephone line (previously called main telephone line in operation) is an active* line connecting the subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network (PSTN) and which has a dedicated port in the telephone exchange equipment. This term is synonymous with the terms main station or Direct Exchange Line (DEL) that are commonly used in telecommunication documents. It may not be the same as an access line or a subscriber. This should include the active number of analog fixed telephone lines (112a), ISDN channels (28c), fixed wireless (WLL), public payphones (1112) and VoIP subscriptions (112IP). If not included, specify in a note. *Active lines are those that have registered an activity in the past three months.

What is Brazil fixed telephone lines?

Date Value Change, %
2017 40,878,018 -2.68 %
2016 42,003,948 -3.83 %
2015 43,677,141 -1.02 %
2014 44,128,188 -2.02 %
2013 45,038,117 1.65 %
2012 44,305,294 2.97 %
2011 43,025,835 2.10 %
2010 42,141,418 1.55 %
2009 41,496,998 0.63 %
2008 41,235,247 4.66 %
2007 39,399,622 1.54 %
2006 38,800,200