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
Postulation; The Cell Phone Is Responsible For The Entirety Of Poor World Economic Growth
Forbes - 2/15/2015 2:02:14 PM
That the entirety of poor country economic growth is coming from the simple introduction of cell phone ... of GDP per capita would be 1.4 percentage points higher. Even higher in fact. The study found that marginal effect of mobile phone penetration ...
Ticking clock: Get fingerprinted or give up your cellphone
The Express Tribune - 2/25/2015 7:59:37 AM
Cellular companies ... “We have sent out 700 mobile vans all across Pakistan to reach out to these far-flung areas, the villages and small towns.” As per World Bank, the mobile phone subscription rate in the country stands at about 73 per cent, roughly ...
Android Makes Strong Headway in \Feature Phone\ Africa
Cellular-News - 2/23/2015 9:35:02 AM
Based on data from two of Opera's core businesses, its global mobile-ad platform (Opera Mediaworks) and its mobile-phone browser business (Opera ... Countries with the most doctors per capita account for 90% of impressions to health sites, while countries ...
Economic Survey 2015: JAM Number trinity to help offer support to poor households
Economic Times - 2/27/2015 11:46:18 AM
With over 900 million cell phone users and ... a rate of 2.82 million per month. India has the largest Postal Network in the world with over 1,55,015 Post Offices of which (89.76 percent) are in the rural areas. Similar to the mobile money framework ...
Why You're Still Paying So Much to Use Your Phone Overseas
Bloomberg - 2/26/2015 12:59:04 PM
The future of the wireless industry will be shaped at Mobile World Congress next week ... to accommodate how people use their phones today, even if it hasn't happened as quickly as everyone might have liked. Cellular plans at home now offer unlimited ...
India’s TRAI cuts mobile termination rate 30%
Mobile World Live - 2/24/2015 9:05:13 AM
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has reduced the mobile call termination rate by 30 per cent and scrapped ... be the backbone of the country’s high-speed internet. Rajan Mathews, director general of the Cellular Operators Association ...
Mixed Opinions about New Smartphone Regulation of Indonesia
indonesia-investments.com - 2/25/2015 10:44:15 AM
Indonesia is one of the world’s fastest growing mobile phone ... the country very attractive to companies such as Apple and Samsung Electronics). Indonesia has a total population of about 250 million people, characterized by rapidly rising per capita ...
Are US spy agencies monitoring all mobile phone calls in India?
IN - 2/20/2015 10:46:01 PM
The hack gave the US National Security Agency (NSA) and its British counterpart Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) access to encryption keys used to protect the privacy of mobile cellular communications ... the mobile phone and the mobile ...
How Africa caught mobile web fever
KSPR abc33 - 2/19/2015 11:12:51 AM
If when you say internet, you think of a computer, then you probably don't live in an African country ... the world's largest archive of African poets featured on a mobile first website. The spread of internet-enabled cell phones has also had an effect ...
How to Get Smartphone Service While Traveling Abroad
Recode - 2/27/2015 5:55:33 AM
Meanwhile, international calls cost 20 cents per ... LTE phones come unlocked out of the box, but AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint will only do so under certain conditions. You also need to make sure the phone is compatible with the network used in the country ...
Are Cellphones Really Changing the World?
News Week - 1/28/2015 12:21:53 PM
Global mobile phone penetration ... of the world’s population has access to the Internet. This is important, because research links Internet use to economic growth. For example, according to one 2010 report, a 10 percent increase in per capita GDP ...
Egypt ready for change in a cash economy
The National - 2/25/2015 7:05:20 PM
Financial services companies are targeting millions of Egyptians one mobile at a time in a race to grab a slice of one of the world’s largest unbanked ... nearly 98 per cent of Egyptians have a mobile phone – a ripe climate for mobile banking.
Is China Going to Be the World's Superpower Within a Few Short Decades?
Alter Net - 2/21/2015 11:56:24 PM
No less than 250 Chinese cities have tripled their GDP per capita since ... three decades. The country still produces 80% of the world’s air conditioners, 90% of its personal computers, 75% of its solar panels, 70% of its cell phones, and 63% of its ...
Budget 2015: Five most urgent reform priorities for Modi
Times of India - 2/25/2015 12:45:57 PM
India was caught out in the summer of 2013 when double-digit inflation and a sliding rupee made foreign investors wary of financing the ... as the world's factory for assembling everything from washing machines to mobile phones. Per capita income is ...
Mobile phones per capita: The top 10 nations
Rediff India Abroad - 5/16/2013 12:26:25 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 ...