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, 2014See also: Telephones - mobile cellular per capita map
Mobile broadband now cheaper than wired, for 95 per cent of humanity
The Register - 7/25/2016 11:38:01 AM
A rather less obscure number can be had when one counts the number of people who can now get a mobile phone ... country has just six internet hosts. For what it's worth, the report says the world has international Internet bandwidth of 185,000 gigabits per ...
Mobile phones per capita: The top 10 nations
Rediff India Abroad - 5/15/2013 8:55:50 AM
Interestingly, there are 100 countries where the number of phones is much higher than their total population, thanks to people owning multiple cell ... mobile phone users is the world's largest market for phones. However, in terms of mobile phone per ...
Mobile revolution lifts Myanmar out of telecom time warp
asia.nikkei.com - 7/26/2016 4:55:58 AM
Net mobile ... world, after India. Myanmar's mobile market is growing by leaps and bounds and has seen the most dramatic rise in data usage across Southeast Asia, according to Telenor Myanmar CEO Petter Furberg -- and this despite one of Asia's lowest per ...
6 Ways Federal Investments Helped Usher In Our Wireless World
The Huffington Post - 7/22/2016 9:25:34 AM
Over the last century and a half, wireless communication has continued to evolve, enabling mobile phones ... of partitioning airwaves is now emulated in several other countries around the world. Since their inception in 1994, FCC "spectrum auctions ...
Can the internet reboot Africa?
The Guardian - 7/25/2016 11:02:14 AM
In Nigeria alone 16 smartphones are sold every minute, while mobile data traffic across Africa is set to increase 15-fold by 2020. Twenty per ... fixed and wireless connectivity quickly followed, with telecommunications providers in many countries ...
Four facts to know if you think your phone bills are high
The New Indian Express - 7/22/2016 3:06:11 AM
That’s because we Indians pay very low phone tariff, one of the lowest in the world. The national average monthly mobile ... third in the country, with Rs 165 per month. This is way higher than UP (Rs 93) which has the highest wireless telecom ...
German authorities find Isis videos on phone of Ansbach attacker
The Irish Times - 7/25/2016 3:19:56 PM
Bavarian authorities say they have found violent Islamic State videos on a mobile phone and laptop belonging ... a debate in Germany about whether the country, with the world’s fourth biggest gun ownership per capita, needs tighter weapons on owning ...
How Google's Project Fi Could Change the Way You Use Your Phone Abroad
Conde Nast Traveler - 7/12/2016 7:45:53 PM
It actually isn't an independent network; it's a "mobile ... phone or tablet. Data costs roll up across your devices (you can have up to nine per account) at the same $10/Gb rate, and the data-only SIMs work in all the locations Project Fi's cell SIMs ...
Why Google Fi? Because it's fast, cheap and easy
IT World - 7/18/2016 1:33:42 PM
Now we choose various places around the world ... number of countries where Fi works to 135). Google Fi is what they call in the industry a mobile virtual network operator, or MVNO. That means Google itself does not provide the wireless phone and data ...
Samsung, Apple Or Nokia: What’s The Most Popular Brand Of Mobile Phones In Your Country? [Map]
International Business Times - 11/14/2013 2:44:19 PM
Even though Android is the dominant mobile OS in the world ... are mostly from countries with low per capita income. Both Apple and Nokia are dominant in just a little more than 60 countries. Here’s a map of the most dominant mobile phone brands in ...
Which Countries Have the Most Mobile Phones?
Slate - 2/9/2012 5:19:37 PM
Mobile-phone subscriptions now outnumber the fixed-line variety by nearly 2-to-1 in the United States. Nine in 10 Americans have a cell phone. Globally speaking, that's nothing—a handful of countries are nearing two mobiles per resident, and in many ...
3 Easy Ways to Use Your Phone Abroad (Without Going Broke)
dealnews.com - 7/11/2016 11:57:37 PM
Those plans cost $10 per ... Mobile allows you to use your cell phone in both countries as though you were still in the United States. Your 4G works the same, as well as your unlimited texts and calls. And Sprint even manages to do better with its Open ...
The world’s poorest households are more likely to have a mobile phone than a toilet
Quartz - 1/15/2016 11:43:49 AM
The world’s ... The median mobile phone user in Africa spends more than 13% of his or her monthly income on their phone bill. In the Central African Republic, one month of internet access costs about 1.5 times the annual per capita income.
Mobile Phone Access Varies Widely in Sub-Saharan Africa
Call UP - 9/16/2011 6:39:43 PM
The highest rate of mobile phone ownership at each education level occurs in South Africa, where 76% of those with up to eight years of formal education have cell ... per capita household incomes lower than $740. This income pattern is present in all ...
ITU: More than half world not using Internet
Advanced Television - 7/22/2016 2:26:13 PM
ICT Facts & Figures 2016 shows that developing countries ... mobile phone coverage is now near-ubiquitous, with an estimated 95 per cent of the global population – or some seven billion people – living in an area covered by a basic 2G mobile-cellular ...