Top Telecom Companies in Brazil

Telecom companies

  • Mark
  • 13 Dec 2012
  • 4 comment

You’re probably already aware that telecommunications companies offer services such as television, telephone, internet and any other kind of transmission media. You might also be aware of the fact that Brazil has become one of the most-growing countries when it comes to new technologies and telecommunications. Here are its five biggest telecommunications companies:

vivo logo The Brazilian subsidiary of Telefonica (Vivo) has achieved to lead the mobile market in Brazil with a market share of 28.78%, according to the data gathered by the Brazilian telecommunications market regulator Anatel.

TIM logo TIM Brazil is the second largest oeprator in Brazil, and the leading company in the contracts market. The company has over 73.9 million clients and a market share of 27%. TIM Brazil is also focused on the net and on the customer care quality.

claro logo Claro is Brazil’s third largest operator, after Vivo and TIM. There has been much talk recently about the merger among Claro, Embratel and NET, all of them subsidiaries of America Movil Group of Companies. However, although this merger has already begun, it won’t be likely completed until 2016.

Algar Telecom

Algar telecom ctbc logoBest known as CTBC or Companhia de Telecomunicações do Brasil Central is a Brazilian telecom operator that serves the states of Goiás, Minas Gerais, Mato Grosso do Sul and Sao Paulo, and it also operates for companies only in Paraná, Rio da Janeiro and the Federal District. This company is the only one that has remained private-owned after the creation of Telebrás, and it is the fifth-largest company in the business.


  1. Alexander 04/02/2013 at 04:02:59 Responder

    Net S.A is very professional in my opinion.

  2. Carl 18/07/2013 at 04:47:24 Responder

    I’m looking for a prepaied sim for local calls. Which one do I have to get when I’ll be Brasil?

    • Helena 18/07/2013 at 04:53:21 Responder

      Hello Carl,
      I suggest you check the fares for the different companies available and decide based on the use you’re going to make of your phone. Good luck! :)

  3. Julius 08/02/2014 at 08:30:04 Responder

    I will soon travel to Brazil before the world cup. advice me please which network is the cheapest and efficiency

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