|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
Number of mobile phones to exceed world population by 2014
Digital Trends - 2/28/2013 7:51:29 PM
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Daily Mail - 3/30/2013 11:55:04 PM
The mystery of how a woman could have been filmed while using a modern cell phone back in 1938 seems to have finally ... The 1938 clip is the second piece of footage said to show a mobile phone seeming to exist before the devices were invented.
World to have more cell phone accounts than people by 2014
Silicon India - 1/1/2013 11:59:13 PM
China was the first country in the world to exceed one billion people and ... Of the six billion cell phone accounts that currently exist, 1.1 billion are mobile-broadband, almost twice the number of fixed-broadband accounts. The study points to China ...
Seven ways mobile phones have changed lives in Africa
CNN - 9/14/2012 1:58:21 PM
In 2010 alone the number of mobile phone users in Rwanda grew by 50%, figures from the ... in the developing world, bucking the trend in Europe and North America. Google, for its part, plans to sell 200 million of its Android phones in Africa and it ...
How Mobile Phones Work
Site Point - 9/25/2011 11:58:19 PM
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More people around the world have cell phones than ever had land-lines
Quartz - 2/26/2014 1:20:56 AM
Fixed-telephone subscriptions have been falling since cellular phones really took off—world peak fixed-line telephone was in 2005—and now the rise of mobile broadband subscriptions for smartphones is putting the legacy technology under further pressure.
Why does Kenya lead the world in mobile money?
The Economist online - 5/26/2013 11:59:03 PM
PAYING for a taxi ride using your mobile phone is easier in Nairobi than it is in New York, thanks to Kenya’s world-leading mobile-money system, M-PESA. Launched in 2007 by Safaricom, the country’s largest mobile-network operator, it is now used by ...
Half the World Will Use a Mobile Phone by 2009
Cellular-News - 1/19/2006 11:56:44 PM
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FCC hopes to avoid 'end of world' for cell phones
CNN Money - 5/24/2013 11:08:20 AM
FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel says the spectrum auction process must be simplified. LAS VEGAS (CNNMoney) The path to clearing up enough airwaves to satisfy the insatiable demand for mobile downloads ... to stave off the cell phone apocalypse In ...
North Korea allows foreigners in with their mobile phones
theguardian.com - 1/21/2013 9:16:30 AM
North Korea is loosening some restrictions on foreign mobile phones ... country to provide its people with better access to the internet. He noted that it would be "very easy" for North Korea to offer internet on the 3G mobile phone network. "As the world ...
Why Apple's New Phones Won't Change the World but Nokia's Will
Businessweek - 9/19/2014 11:29:39 AM
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If Cell Phone Radiation Were Visible, The World Would Look Like This
The Huffington Post - 12/12/2013 5:53:01 PM
What would the world look like if you could see cell phone radiation ... An earlier article in The Atlantic Cities explained that cell phone networks across the country are made up of multiple hexagonal areas, each of which is called a cell.
Why Do We Use The Term Cellular Phone Instead of Mobile Phone?
Gizmodo - 9/15/2011 11:55:52 PM
If I asked you about your phone, would you call it a cell phone or a mobile phone? Does it really matter what you say or is one term more appropriate than the other? The world cellular, as it describes phone technology, was used by engineers Douglas H.
Using a Mobile Phone Overseas
PC World - 8/18/2009 11:52:52 PM
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Farming Tips Reach Developing World Via Cell Phone
Voice of America - 5/15/2011 7:55:11 PM
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