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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 - 5/22/2014 1:20:21 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Going Abroad? Pack The Cell Phone
CBS News - 5/25/2009 11:53:28 PM
Well, I'm here to tell you that firing up the cell phone ... 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 ...
Cheap Global Roaming Cell Phones?
PC Magazine - 1/23/2011 11:55:23 PM
Is there a cell phone or mobile ... world phones, and Verizon and Sprint each have a few. If you're comfortable paying $1 or more per minute and you need to keep your U.S. number, that's your best option. Call your carrier in advance to set up global roaming.
The cell phone revolution: Mobile phones have empowered India's underclass
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 5/12/2012 11:57:34 PM
In the first edition of my book "The Elephant, the Tiger and the Cell Phone," I reported that, in April 2007, India set a world record by selling 7 million cell phones that month, more telephone connections than any country had ever established in one month.
Latin America leads Global Mobile Growth
The World Bank - 7/22/2012 11:59:15 PM
98% of Latin American population has mobile cell signal. In Brazil, 92% of the households have a mobile telephone. Developing world is leading the way in ... with devices costing on average 14.3% of GNI per capita, they are still comparatively the most ...
'Mobile revolution' changing the world
Rappler - 7/21/2012 11:53:17 PM
per 100 people; 96% of total subscriptions are prepaid; and 99% of the country is covered by a mobile-cellular network. World Bank data also showed 80% of households have access to a mobile telephone as of 2011, up from 47% in 2005. The data also showed 97 ...
UK to Become World’s Top Mobile Advertiser in 2018
mobilemarketingmagazine.com - 7/8/2014 11:54:47 PM
The UK is set to overtake the US as the country which ... is much higher per person in the US, at $670.65 (£391.97) per capita in 2018, than the UK, at $414.97. South Korea is expected to be the third biggest spender, with mobile’s share set ...