The number of mobile telephone lines in Latin America and the Caribbean have increased from 10% of the population in 2000 to more than 70% in 2017. Although the increase in connectivity by country is unequal (see table 1), it represents an improvement on the road to the Objectives for Sustainable Development set by the United Nations.
Caption: Mobile suscription in Latin America. Market and GDP
Countries with the lowest GDP per capita in Latin America also have the lowest subscription rates for mobile telephones.
Caption: 4G USE (% population)
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