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
1 in 10 North Koreans may have cell phones, says study
Asian Correspondent - 9/11/2014 10:49:02 AM
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
The cell phone revolution: Mobile phones have empowered India's underclass
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 5/13/2012 3:53:47 AM
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.
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 ...
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 Caribbean ... 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, which ...
iPhone 5S world price index shows it is most expensive in Jordan – and India
theguardian.com - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 PM
Mobile Unlocked also created an index of the price of an iPhone 5S in native currency by comparing it with the "national gross domestic product (GDP PPP) per capita" - the measure of how much wealth the average person generates in each country. By ...