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 India Abroad - 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 ...
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 ...
One Cell Phone Per Child
PC Magazine - 4/30/2009 11:54:29 PM
OLPCs are a great idea, but it's the cell phone that's really changing the developing world ... an effect do mobile phones have on a developing nation? According to research done by Vodafone, increasing the number of mobile phones per 100 people by ...
Mobile Phone Access Varies Widely in Sub-Saharan Africa
Call UP - 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 ...
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 ... States and Europe after World War II. Some developing nations ...
Mobile internet cost in UAE among world's cheapest: ITU
Emirates247 - 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 ...
North Americans pay more for cell phone service
CNet - 8/11/2009 10:13:48 PM
By contrast people in the Netherlands and Finland pay the lowest amount for cell phone service, only $131.44 per year ... 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 ...
Using a Mobile Phone Overseas
PC World - 8/18/2009 11:52:52 PM
The least expensive option for using a mobile phone abroad? Buy a local SIM card in the country you're visiting and pop ... If you sign up for the AT&T World Traveler plan ($6 per month, but you can stop and start it as needed), you pay $0.99 per minute ...
Going Abroad? Pack The Cell Phone
CBS News - 5/25/2009 11:53:28 PM
And since cell phones are ... following month. T-Mobile USA charges $10 per megabyte in Canada and $15.36 per megabyte everywhere else in the world. Verizon Wireless and Sprint Nextel have varying rates that apply depending on the country you're traveling ...
Mobile Phone Brings Silent Revolution In Poor Countries
Technorati - 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 ...
Cheap Global Roaming Cell Phones?
PC Magazine - 1/23/2011 11:55:23 PM
Many U.S. phones can make costly calls overseas. AT&T and T-Mobile each have many world phones, and Verizon and Sprint each have a few. If you're comfortable paying $1 or more per minute ... in each country you travel to. Just go to a local cell-phone ...
Abu Dhabi cracks down on fake mobile phones
Emirates247 - 9/16/2010 11:58:03 PM
The UAE has one of the world’s highest mobile phone penetration ... is because of the country’s high per capita income, which surpassed Dh150,000 last year, as well as advanced mobile services and strong domestic appetites for cellular technology.
Latin America leads Global Mobile Growth
The World Bank - 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 ...