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Internet in Brazil: access through TV is already higher than for Tablets

The survey found an increase in the number of households with Internet access, which increased from 63.6% in 2016 to 70.5% in 2017. Television was used for network connections in 10.6% of households.

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Internet in Brazil: 11.5% of households access the Internet only by phone or tablet

Out of the online homes, 88% used the computer to access the network; 53.6% used mobile phones; and 17.2%, tablets. According to IBGE, 7.1 million homes have tablets and 5.4 million of them were used to get on the internet in 2013 […]

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Internet in Brazil: lagging behind in the “Internet World Cup”

Brazil has the ninth worst average internet speed among 32 countries that are participating in the World Cup, according to a survey of Globo’s G1 with data provided by the infrastructure company Akamai network […]

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Internet in Brazil: 41% of homes have internet access

Four in ten Brazilian households have internet access, says a survey released recently by the Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA). The study, conducted in 3,809 households in 212 municipalities in June 2013, also revealed that almost half of respondents (44.1%) are satisfied with the quality of the connection […]

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Internet in Brazil: In 38% of homes at least 1 person accesses the web on mobile phones

In more than a third of all households in Brazil (38.1%), at least one person accesses the internet via cell phone, says survey released recently by the Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA). The study also shows that 40.8% of households have internet access and that 68% of users claim to use the service daily.

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Consumer Behavior in Brazil: middle class in slums rises from 33% to 65% in 10 years

According to one of those responsible for research, Renato Meirelles, president of Data Popular, a research institute that has existed for 12 years focused in classes C and D, 94% of residents of Brazilian slums say they are happy, nearly the same level of Brazilians in general, which is 95% […]

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Mobile Devices in Brazil: Government reduces taxes on smartphones

A decree signed by President Dilma Rousseff and published on Tuesday (9) reduces to zero the PIS and COFINS on the sale of so-called smartphones, cell phones with internet access, costing up to R$ 1,500 (around US $ 760.00) and are produced in Brazil. Together, the two taxes had a rate of 9.25% […]

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Information Technology in Brazil: Computer reached 45% of Brazilian households in 2011

Internet access was present in 38% of homes last year, an increase from 27% in 2010 […]

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Internet in Brazil: 33% of Brazilians have Internet access at home

Brazil is currently ranked 63rd in the world ranking of 154 countries. In Sweden, 97% of households have Internet access […]

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Internet in Brazil: more smartphones than France and Germany, says study

Brazil has 27 million users of these, 42% access the web daily. Of those accessing the web, 80% access social networks on their device […]