Mobile Phone Infrastructure Tested During World Cup: Daily

By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - During the opening ceremony and first game of the World Cup in São Paulo June 12th, more than 135,000 calls were made and more than one million pieces of data sent by mobile phones from spectators at the stadium.

According to SindiTelebrasil (National Union of Telephone and Mobile Service Union), Brazil’s main telephone operators, Claro, Oi, Nextel, Tim and Vivo joined together to share the communication . . .

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