Global mobile subscriber base tops 7b
TelecomAsia - Telecom Asia - 05-08-15 08:48
The global mobile subscriber base has surpassed 7 billion, with APAC home to more than half of these, according to TeleGeography.
Statistics compiled by the company show that there were 7.1 billion mobile subscribers as of the end of the first quarter. APAC accounted for 3.7 billion of these, making it by far the largest region for mobile subscribers.
Asia added 194 million subscribers between the first quarter of last year and Q1 of 2015, accounting for over 60% of net new wireless subscribers worldwide.
But there is still plenty of room for growth, with an...