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Mobile broadband subscriptions to reach 2.3 billion worldwide by year-end: Report

Mobile broadband subscriptions will reach 2.3 billion globally by the end of the year. The move will come as mobile broadband subscriptions will penetrate in the developed countries four times higher,

  • Updated: May 15, 2014 2:38 PM IST
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india-smartphone-userMobile broadband subscriptions will reach 2.3 billion globally by the end of the year. The move will come as mobile broadband subscriptions will penetrate in the developed countries four times higher, 84 percent, than in developing countries, 21 percent. Also Read - India to have 50 crore Internet users by 2017, 31.4 crore on mobile: IAMAI

According to the Enterprise Innovation, figures recently released by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) showed that nearly 55 percent of all mobile-broadband subscriptions are expected to be in the developing world, with Asia-Pacific is getting 23 percent. Figures also revealed that 2014 will end with almost three billion Internet users, two-thirds of them coming from developing countries. By 2014 end, nearly 44 percent of the world”s households will also have Internet access. Nearly 31 percent of households in developing countries will be connected to the Internet, as compared with 78 percent in developed countries, the report added. Also Read - Internet must be governed, but 'freedom of expression' must not be compromised: BJP

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  • Published Date: May 15, 2014 2:35 PM IST
  • Updated Date: May 15, 2014 2:38 PM IST



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