Report: Chile led Latin America's Internet penetration in 2010

Chile continues to lead the Latin American region's Internet penetration and computer ownership, a Nielsen Company report reveals.

In 2010, Chile's computer ownership rose five points to 57 percent, while Internet penetration rose up to six points year-on-year to 41 percent.  

Also making a strong showing in 2010 was Brazil. During the year, computer ownership rose 25 points from 26 percent in 2009 to over 51 percent in 2010 and Internet penetration increased 13 percent to 31 percent.

Not far behind Chile and Brazil were Colombia and Mexico. In Colombia, Internet penetration rose five points to 29 percent while in Mexico it rose three points to 24 percent.

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