I knew podcasting in Brasil (where I am from) was big, but never checked the numbers. This article (02/2019) says it is the second largest in number of downloads in the world: https://blubrry.com/podcast-insider/2019/02/01/podcast-stats-soundbite-brazil-bloom/
@dave it is expensive for its cost of living, but for landlines you pay a flatrate and you have a fixed maximum bandwidth but unlimited download. On mobile you usually have download limits.
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