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
Mobile phones per capita: The top 10 nations
Rediff - 5/15/2013 3:26:34 AM
thanks to people owning multiple cell phones. China with over 1 billion active mobile phone users is the world's largest market for phones. However, in terms of mobile phone per capita, China does not figure among the top 10. Mobile phone per capita is the ...
Mobile internet cost in UAE among world's cheapest: ITU
emirates247.com - 11/24/2013 6:40:01 AM
Mobile-cellular telephone penetration ... which cost less than 1 per cent of GNI per capita,” the report highlights. On the affordability versus gross income parameter, the UAE ranks at No. 12 in the world out of 126 countries analysed in the ITU ...
Emerging Nations Embrace Internet, Mobile Technology
pewglobal.org - 2/12/2014 11:56:08 PM
The internet has also made tremendous inroads ... These are among the main findings of a Pew Research Center survey conducted among 24,263 people in 24 emerging and developing economies from March 2, 2013 to May 1, 2013. All interviews were conducted ...
More Mobile Phones Than People in Four of the World's Six Regions
Cellular-News - 2/27/2013 1:47:35 PM
With many markets saturated, and penetration at over 100% in four of the six ITU world regions, mobile-cellular uptake is already slowing ... declining by 82% if measured as a share of GNI per capita. But in developing countries, residential fixed ...
Chinese mobile phones cut import bill by 9pc
DAWN Group - 1/30/2014 2:00:07 AM
KARACHI: The influx of low-cost China-made mobile phones has slowed down the country’s overall import bill over the last two to three years. Cell phone imports plunged by nine per cent in July ... average selling price in world markets coupled with ...
North Americans pay more for cell phone service
CNET News - 8/11/2009 10:13:48 PM
... as the second most expensive place in the world for mobile service. It is likely that the U.S. will continue to be the most expensive country in the world to use a cell phone. As carriers build faster 4G networks, they are likely to ...
Cell Phones Vital in Developing World
Washington Post - 1/26/2007 11:59:22 PM
But these days, Vietnam has 33 telephones per 100 people _ and two-thirds of the phones are mobile. Now Truc can make calls on his cell phone from virtually anywhere in the country for about ... and Europe after World War II.
Mobile Phone Access Varies Widely in Sub-Saharan Africa
Gallup - 9/16/2011 6:39:43 PM
Mobile telephone subscriptions have grown faster in Africa than in any other region in the world since 2003 ... difference in per capita household income. Mobile phone access in sub-Saharan Africa ranges widely by country. At the same time, men, those ...
Using a Mobile Phone Overseas
PC World - 8/18/2009 11:52:52 PM
Using a mobile phone while traveling internationally can be like grocery shopping at 7-11. Sure, you can do it--but you'll end up paying a lot for a less-than-optimal ... hotel room (or if you're brave, an Internet cafe). The New York Times ...
Mobile Phone Brings Silent Revolution In Poor Countries
Technorati (blog) - 12/24/2010 11:55:10 PM
Mobile phone is a way of life in the western world and in majority cases it is merely a ... with a turnover of $625,000 in revenue. In a country where the per capita income is only $599 (2008 statistics) Talukder's endeavor can be termed as a business ...
Latin America leads Global Mobile Growth
The World Bank Group - 7/17/2012 11:58:02 PM
98% of Latin American population has mobile cell signal. New app enables Chilean farmers to recieve daily market updates via SMS. Developing world is ... 1.5% of GNI per capita, making them one of the cheapest in Latin America. Here too phone sales have ...
Mobile phones to mobilize India's economic development: Study
Times of India - 10/6/2013 2:54:47 PM
UP can tie with Brazil as world's 5th-largest nation ... the study reveals that India's per capita GDP will grow by $51 per year between 2010 and 2020 due to rising mobile phone subscriptions. In India and elsewhere, mobile phones have become ...
Going abroad? Don't be afraid to pack the cell phone
CNET News - 5/26/2009 6:44:28 PM
What can I ... any other options that may be cheaper than using my U.S. carrier's service? Yes, you can use an unlocked GSM handset when you're traveling abroad. Simply put in a SIM card from a local carrier to make inexpensive local phone ...
Cell towers and mobile phone radiation norms in India
Themobileindian.com - 8/30/2012 3:03:15 AM
The hazards of mobile phones and cell tower radiation join ... standards for the telecom sector in the country. These standards are considered to be among the best in the world and have been adopted by over 90 per cent countries worldwide.