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Movistar has 2.8 million subscribers in Nicaragua

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Juan Manuel Arguello, the head of Telefónica Nicaragua, has revealed that the subscriber base of its cellular unit Movistar has reached 2.8 million, of which around 80 percent are on pre-paid contracts.

In an interview with, Arguello noted that the company's network currently covers 85 percent of Nicaragua’s territory, a figure which it hopes to increase to 95 percent by year-end.

Around 8 percent of Movistar’s subscribers are currently using smartphones, Arguello also confirmed.

Source: TeleGeography