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 - 5/16/2013 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 ...
SA mobile and data costs vs the world
businesstech.co.za - 11/27/2014 5:00:01 AM
The ITU report also measured the cost of ICT across the world, looking specifically at fixed-line telephony, mobile cellular and fixed broadband ... basket of ICT prices costing 3.2% of the country’s GNI per capita (US$7,190). On average, South Africans ...
Emerging Nations Embrace Internet, Mobile Technology
pewglobal.org - 2/12/2014 11:56:08 PM
In a remarkably short period of time, internet and mobile technology have become a part of everyday life for some in the emerging and developing world ... with higher levels of per capita income. Traditional cell phones still outnumber smartphones ...
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: More Dangerous Than Guns?
The Blaze - 3/22/2013 2:53:22 PM
We Americans are ranked number 72 in cell phones per capita on a world scale. While that’s far behind the ... The irony is that while half of the country is crying for gun control as an end-all solution for all violence, we don’t hear a quarter as ...
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 ...
How the Cell Phone Is Changing the World
News Week - 11/10/2010 3:14:42 PM
They aim to persuade the few North Koreans allowed to travel outside the country to smuggle cell phones back in, and help open the most closed society in the world. (Mobile phones are ... In Kenya, there is one bank branch per 100,000 people.
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, there’s still plenty of competition when it comes to mobile device manufacturers. But it is Android’s strong hold on the world market that makes Samsung the most popular mobile phone ...
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 Europe after World War II. Some developing nations have even jumped out in front as mobile pioneers. In the Philippines, more than 4 million people use their cell phones as virtual wallets ...
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 ...
Ranking the Caribbean on Cell Phone Use
Caribbean Journal - 5/21/2014 5:03:27 AM
Where do people use cell phones the most in the ... the International Telecommunication Union’s World Telecommunication/ICT indicators database. So which country leads the Caribbean in the rate of mobile phone subscriptions? It’s the Cayman Islands ...
Using a Mobile Phone Overseas
PC World - 8/18/2009 11:52:52 PM
Here are some money-saving tips for staying in touch when traveling overseas. The least expensive option for using a mobile phone abroad? Buy a local SIM card in the country you ... sign up for the AT&T World Traveler plan ($6 per month, but you can ...
How to Use Your Cell Phone Internationally
Fodor's Travel - 9/26/2014 9:55:27 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 ...
1 in 10 North Koreans may have cell phones, says study
Asian Correspondent - 9/11/2014 6:27:10 PM
Written by Voice of America journalist Kim Yonho through John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), the study found that one in 10 of North Korea’s 24 million population have cell phones, with mobile ... the country’s per capita ...