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
How to Use Your Cell Phone Internationally
The Huffington Post - 9/29/2014 11:39:16 AM
Using your cell ... 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 mobile ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Samsung, Apple Or Nokia: What’s The Most Popular Brand Of Mobile Phones In Your Country? [Map]
International Business Times - 11/13/2013 11:56:41 PM
Apple’s hold on the world ... 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 230 countries. Click on any country to what market share the most ...
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 ...
Dominica ranked third in cell phone users in the Caribbean
The Dominican - 6/2/2014 12:10:02 AM
Roseau, Dominica (TDN) -- Dominica is ranked third in the Caribbean for the most number of cellphones per population. According to the latest World Bank World Development Indicators Report the country has 152 cell phone ... has two mobile phone providers ...
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.
More phones than people on Earth
The Australian - 3/1/2013 7:32:59 AM
THE number of mobile telephones worldwide ... will have reached 96 per cent globally, 128 per cent in the developed world, and 89 per cent in developing countries, it added. "Near-ubiquitous mobile penetration makes mobile cellular the ideal platform ...
Woman Drops Cell Phone In Cesspool, Two Die Jumping In To Get It Back
The Inquisitr - 6/6/2014 5:01:46 PM
The cell phone was worth $300, a lot of money in a country where, despite widespread fears of China’s coming economic dominance, per capita Gross Domestic Product is just $9,800 per year, ranking China only 121st in the world. By comparison, the United ...
1 in 10 North Koreans may have cell phones, says study
Asian Correspondent - 9/11/2014 6:27:10 PM
In what is considered the most isolated country in the world ... of Koryolink’s mobile usage report, arguing the majority of North Koreans could not afford the phone or the resulting bill. Based on the country’s per capita GDP and the fact that ...
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 ...