Global mobile subscriptions to reach 7 bln by year-end - ITU

Tuesday 26 May 2015 | 16:21 CET | News
There will be more than 7 billion mobile subscriptions in the world by the end of this year, up from 738 million in 2000, according to a report by the ITU. Globally, 3.2 billion people will be using the internet, including 2 billion in developing countries. Internet penetration is expected to jump to 43 percent from 6.5 percent, with the proportion of households with internet access at home advanced to 46 percent this year from 18 percent in 2005. Still, the ITU believes 4 billion people in the developing world will remain offline by year-end. Off the nearly 1 billion people living in the

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: ITU
Countries: World
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