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
No. 2 ranking on index makes Canada one of world's best countries
Ottawa Citizen - 6/28/2016 9:03:55 AM
If more of us would only use cell phones, Canada might be the best country in the world. As it stands ... have got much better levels of mobile phone subscriptions.” If we can improve that and a couple of other measures, Green said, “Perhaps top ...
Mobile phones per capita: The top 10 nations
Rediff India Abroad - 5/15/2013 8:55:50 AM
Interestingly, there are 100 countries where ... 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 ...
UK has fastest mobile internet while US lags behind, says report
The Verge - 6/29/2016 12:01:42 PM
1:00 AM Fujifilm announces a newer, faster instant printer for your phone ... country could manage peak speeds of 19.8 Mbps — likely in part due to the comparatively higher costs of wireless data speed in the US compared to much of the world. While ...
Mobile phone trends display dramatic shift to texting
Trade Arabia - 6/26/2016 9:06:18 AM
Both intensity in mobile phone usage and ownership ... offering country and market level comparisons, covering 6 continents, 31 countries, and 49,500 respondents, representing nearly 70 per cent of the world’s total population. “There is no doubt ...
How Romania brought broadband to a whole country—and who got left behind
kernelmag.dailydot.com - 6/25/2016 11:55:07 PM
Ioan has a basic cell phone, but many of his older acquaintances rely on landlines; an 84-year-old friend rebuffed his relatives’ efforts to give him a mobile phone ... sector (the country boasts the most IT workers per capita in Europe).
The £3 smartphone is finally here: World's cheapest mobile aimed at connecting rural India will ship this week
Daily Mail - 6/27/2016 12:39:52 PM
In a notice to its customers soon after the outage, the company said it was receiving 600,000 hits per second on its website. The world's first bendable smartphone ... costs from production. The Indian Cellular Association (ICA) previously said that ...
New phone not needed for Android Pay
AsiaOne - 6/28/2016 5:00:33 AM
Google Singapore's country ... mobile nations in the world with the highest level of smartphone penetration in Asia," she added, noting that Singaporeans love to shop. Like rival services Apple Pay and Samsung Pay, Android Pay uses the wireless Near ...
Why mobile connect?
telecom.economictimes.indiatimes.com - 6/28/2016 11:34:15 AM
The country is fast becoming a mobile-only economy – with 13 per cent of the world’s mobile subscribers ... Internet access in India is overwhelmingly wireless, with 94% of the 331.66 million internet users preferring to get their data fix over ...
The Best Cheap Cell Phone Plans You've Never Heard Of
in.pcmag.com - 6/21/2016 3:31:37 PM
Texts "cost" one minute per text. You can use Red Pocket with an unlocked, AT&T-compatible device or with a used Sprint LTE phone. Republic Wireless ... countries, as well as 1,000 included minutes to 15 more countries. It works with any T-Mobile ...
Are Cellphones Really Changing the World?
News Week - 12/30/2014 11:54:50 PM
Try Newsweek for only $1.25 per ... countries had a critical mass of people using mobile phones to make or receive payments: Kenya (68 percent) and Uganda (50 percent). The report writes that “making or receiving payments is one of the least-used cell ...
Google Could Be Preparing to Offer Its Own Smartphone Models
eWeek - 6/27/2016 10:34:00 PM
Smartphones designed by Google itself could hit the world ... phone being sold for use with Google's Project Fi mobile phone services, which start at $20 a month. The Nexus 5X smartphone is made by LG for use with Google's Project Fi inexpensive monthly ...
Nigeria: Lagos Ranked 40th in Ericsson Networked Society City Index
AllAfrica - 6/22/2016 7:45:08 AM
The index measures the performance of 41 cities from around the world from two perspectives ... Tariffs for both fixed broadband and mobile cellular traffic are very expensive compared with GDP per capita. IP transit prices for international traffic ...
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 ...
India, the final frontier for Google and Facebook?
Live Mint - 6/30/2016 8:35:54 PM
It is also the second largest country in the world in terms of Internet ... revenues are well behind others on a per-capita basis.” But India is not an easy market to penetrate. First, India is all mobile (wireline is just 25 million).