Colombia exceeds 8 million fixed Internet accesses in the first half of 2021

Colombia reached a total of 8.2 million fixed Internet access points by the end of the first half of the year, in June 2021, as announced by the country’s Communications Regulatory Commission (CRC). According to the report, the figure grew 9.7% compared to the same period in 2020

By June 2021, the CRC registered 622 Internet providers in Colombia, almost 200 more than the 464 that were reported during the same period of the previous year. In its latest analysis, the institution detailed that the Claro and Tigo-Une operators obtained 52% of revenues in said period, while companies with low participation (less than 1%) accounted for 12.8% of the total.

At a general level, the information presented also revealed an increase of 17.3% in Revenues from the fixed Internet service, which exceeded 1.5 trillion by the end of the second quarter of this year. And finally, it was highlighted that the upload and download speeds contracted by users also grew, with increases of 98.2% and 67.6% respectively.