Global mobile subscriptions reach 3.3bn

Nov 30, 2007 | Uncategorized

According to Informa Telecoms there are now 3.3bn mobile phone subscriptions around the world, writes Telecoms.com. The figure represents 50% of the world’s population though it does not take into account users with multiple mobile phone subscriptions. Informa estimate that 59 countries had mobile penetration rates of over 100% at the end of September. Further […]

According to Informa Telecoms there are now 3.3bn mobile phone subscriptions around the world, writes Telecoms.com. The figure represents 50% of the world’s population though it does not take into account users with multiple mobile phone subscriptions. Informa estimate that 59 countries had mobile penetration rates of over 100% at the end of September. Further figures show that the number of countries with operational mobile networks has grown from 192 in 1997 to 224. Mobile networks now cover 90% of the world’s population.
From Telecoms.com: http://www.telecoms.com, 29/11/2007
Informa Telecoms: http://www.informatm.com

All topics

Previous editions

Get email edition

Share This