Definition: This entry gives the estimated number of mobile phone lines per 100 people. It is also known as the mobile phone penetration rate.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Telephones - mobile cellular per capita map
How To Use Your Cell Phone Internationally
The Huffington Post - 9/30/2014 9:57:52 AM
Using your cell phone ... world. The company also rents the National Geographic Talk Abroad Travel Phone, which works in 200 different countries. It's the ideal solution for travelers visiting more than one country during the same trip. Most U.S.-based ...
24 Countries With Better Infrastructure Than America
The Business Insider - 3/10/2013 9:31:10 AM
The United States was ranked the seventh-most economically competitive country in the world, according to the World ... Saudi Arabia ranks 3rd for mobile telephone subscriptions per capita and 12th for quality of roads. Saudi Arabia ranks in the top ...
Business Matters: Mobile Phone Study Brings Both Good and Bad News for Digital Music Services
Billboard - 10/22/2012 6:28:15 PM
Nearly half of the world's population has a mobile-phone subscription ... t simply plant its flag in any country in the world and expect a result as good as the one before. Every country has unique infrastructure, per-capita incomes and regulations ...
One way to tell how rich a country is: Look at its profusion of Android phones
Quartz - 8/21/2014 6:44:55 PM
There are now nearly five times the number of phone models running Google’s Android operating systems in use in the world as there were in 2012 ... The firm crunched the numbers and found that a country’s GDP per capita directly correlates to the ...
Carlos Slim Bested by Mobile Billionaire in Guatemala
Businessweek - 8/4/2014 2:44:23 AM
Almost three decades later, Guatemala ranks No. 1 in mobile network coverage, according to a report by the World Economic Forum. Mobile phones outnumber human beings and Lopez’s stake in Tigo Guatemala, the country ... an annual per-capita income ...
200 Asian Mobile Operators And 2014 Market Review Report
The Street - 11/21/2014 1:28:13 PM
This aspect of these corporations is not discussed in any detail but is mentioned in passing in the country ... of mobile operator licences in what have been regarded as smaller markets, ie with relatively low populations as well as low income per capita.
Mobile phones to mobilize India's economic development: Study
Times of India - 10/6/2013 2:54:47 PM
LUCKNOW: Vodafone Institute Survey reveals that mobile phones ... country. Conducted by the Cologne Institute for Economic Research (IER Cologne) on behalf of the Vodafone Institute for Society and Communications, the study reveals that India's per capita ...
Sri Lanka has more mobile phones per person
Lanka Newspapers - 5/2/2012 12:03:27 AM
The country ... mobile phones have become a must for almost all people from all over the world. An opportunity to stay in touch with friends and family members, access to email and business associates are just a few of reasons for the boosting importance ...
Talking cell phones: Which provider do you prefer, and why?
Staten Island Advance - 10/27/2014 11:06:04 AM
When it comes to choosing a cell phone provider ... In addition, T-Mobile uses GSM, which is the dominant global technology and is used in almost every country around the world, according to CNET. Simply put, if you are a world traveler, make sure your ...
How to avoid expensive and unnecessary cell-phone charges
Yahoo News - 8/21/2012 11:45:09 PM
While many of us are now willing to pay upwards of $100 per month to connect ... unlimited bells and whistles on your cell-phone plan, you can still incur additional and exorbitant fees if you travel outside of the country without first changing to an ...
Cell Phone Health: Your Favourite Phone May Be Harming Your Health
The Huffington Post - 9/27/2012 2:40:12 PM
Without a doubt, cell phones have dramatically changed the way we live our lives and communicate with others. According to a recent report from the World Bank, about 75 per cent of the world's population now has access to a mobile device. That's more than ...
How Mobile Phones Could Bring Public Services to People in Developing Countries
PBS - 10/5/2011 11:53:37 PM
In the rest of the country ... there are more than 20 million mobile phones in the nation, according to the latest survey by the Undersecretary of Telecommunications. (That’s actually around 1.15 cell phones per capita in a nation of 17,094,270 people.)
The iPhone is headed to Seoul
FORTUNE - 11/18/2009 12:23:57 PM
The Korean Daily News reported Wednesday that KT Corp. KTC — the country’s second-largest ... a stunning 1.71 mobile phones apiece. By that measure, South Korea’s .887 cell phones per capita puts them in 63th place worldwide. [More recently, the ...
Forty Years Ago Today, Snarky Tech Journalists Made Fun of the First Cellphone
Slate - 4/2/2013 11:58:40 PM
a Motorola engineer named Marty Cooper made what has gone down in history as the world's first cellphone call, dialing a rival at AT&T from a hand-held mobile phone while standing on a sidewalk in New York City, just to show that he could. Will Oremus Will ...
How the World Is Using Cellphones [INFOGRAPHIC]
Mashable - 12/3/2010 12:45:44 PM
Wilson Electronics, Inc. sent us this interesting (rather large) infographic outlining the demographics of cellphone use (click for full version). The infographic illustrates, among other things, the number of cellphones per capita in various countries ...