|Rank||Country||Telephones - mobile cellular|
|52||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||15,673,000|
|65||United Arab Emirates||10,926,000|
|112||Congo, Republic of the||3,885,000|
|120||Bosnia and Herzegovina||3,171,000|
|139||Papua New Guinea||1,909,000|
|140||Trinidad and Tobago||1,894,000|
|151||Central African Republic||1,124,000|
|181||Antigua and Barbuda||162,800|
|183||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||131,800|
|187||Sao Tome and Principe||102,500|
|191||Saint Kitts and Nevis||84,600|
|198||British Virgin Islands||46,800|
|203||Micronesia, Federated States of||27,500|
|206||Turks and Caicos Islands||25,100|
|208||Northern Mariana Islands||20,500|
|215||Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)||3,300|
Definition: This entry gives the total number of mobile cellular telephone subscribers.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Telephones - mobile cellular map
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