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
Mobile phones per capita: The top 10 nations
Rediff India Abroad - 5/15/2013 8:55:50 AM
Interestingly, there are 100 countries where the number of phones is much higher than their total population, thanks to people owning multiple cell ... mobile phone users is the world's largest market for phones. However, in terms of mobile phone per ...
Netflix tool helps mobile viewers manage data limits
Phys - 5/5/2016 10:18:07 PM
A new default setting in Netflix phone applications will let people stream about three hours of shows or films per gigabyte of data Netflix on Thursday released a new tool to help people viewing streamed television shows on mobile devices avoid costly ...
Netflix rolls out new cellular data controls to let you tweak the quality of your video streams
VentureBeat - 5/5/2016 6:33:13 AM
From today, for Android and iOS users around the world, Netflix will be providing ... option could consume upwards of 1GB per 20 minutes of viewing. With mobile phone screens getting bigger and countless cellular tablets on the market, the quality of ...
Netflix Users Can Now Control Cellular Data Usage from Within the App
Softpedia News - 5/5/2016 8:02:06 PM
Global provider of streaming movies and TV series Netflix took into consideration differences in mobile plans from around the world and launched cellular data ... of content streaming per gigabyte of data, depending on carrier and phone specifications.
Tanzania: Mobile Phone Firm Proud of Unbridled Growth
AllAfrica - 4/25/2016 10:26:59 AM
Today Tigo holds 32 per cent of the market just behind Vodacom with 33.5 per cent. Millicom's recent acquisition of Zantel strengthens Tigo's presence in the country with strong ... was recently named as a world leader in Mobile Financial Services (MFS ...
Alabama Prisons Enter Lockdown on the Heels of a Coordinated Labor Strike
ABC News - 5/5/2016 1:35:33 PM
Alabama's prisons are considered among the most violent in the country, according to Pastor ... advanced largely through the help of mobile technology, which has enabled inmates to plan strikes such as these using cell phones, which are considered ...
Are Cellphones Really Changing the World?
News Week - 1/28/2015 12:21:53 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 ...
More mobile towers essential to reduce cellphone radiation. Here’s how
Financial Express - 5/3/2016 5:31:10 AM
Most countries follow WHO/ICNIRP ... over the last two decades to assess whether mobile phones pose a potential health risk. To date, no adverse health effects have been established as caused by mobile phone use.” (WHO Factsheet No 193.
65% of Americans traveling outside the U.S. will use mobile data to check in with loved ones back home
Mobility Techzone - 5/3/2016 3:10:59 PM
Here's some good news for world travelers: taking your phone with you just got easier. TravelPass is now available in more than 100 countries, letting you use your existing voice and data plan outside of the U.S. for as little as $2 per day, per line* to ...
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 ...
Think a 4th national wireless carrier will lower prices? Think again, MEI says
CBC - 5/5/2016 8:34:55 AM
It was a populist move that fed off a perceived sentiment of consumer outrage over some of the highest cell phone rates in the industrialized world ... countries have not kept up with investments needed to improve wireless services. Sugar Mobile trying ...
uSwitch reminds UK mobile users that EU roaming is not yet free
FierceWireless - 4/25/2016 3:27:38 PM
Mobile ... and telephone comparison and switching service, has warned UK users to keep a close eye on the new charges after research suggested that over a quarter (27 per cent) incorrectly believe it does not cost extra to use a mobile in other EU countries.
Postulation; The Cell Phone Is Responsible For The Entirety Of Poor World Economic Growth
Forbes - 2/15/2015 1:47:55 PM
That the entirety of poor country economic growth is coming from the simple introduction of cell phone ... of GDP per capita would be 1.4 percentage points higher. Even higher in fact. The study found that marginal effect of mobile phone penetration ...
Mobile Phone Access Varies Widely in Sub-Saharan Africa
Call UP - 9/16/2011 6:39:43 PM
The highest rate of mobile phone ownership at each education level occurs in South Africa, where 76% of those with up to eight years of formal education have cell ... per capita household incomes lower than $740. This income pattern is present in all ...
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 ... more common in countries with higher levels of per capita income. Traditional cell phones still ...