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Country vs country: Japan and United States compared: Media > Telecoms stats

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  • Mobile cellular subscriptions: Mobile cellular subscriptions. Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included.
  • Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people: Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people). Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included.
  • Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000: Mobile cellular subscriptions. Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Telephone lines: Telephone lines. Telephone lines are fixed telephone lines that connect a subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network and that have a port on a telephone exchange. Integrated services digital network channels ands fixed wireless subscribers are included.
  • Telephone lines > Per 100 people: Telephone lines (per 100 people). Telephone lines are fixed telephone lines that connect a subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network and that have a port on a telephone exchange. Integrated services digital network channels ands fixed wireless subscribers are included.
  • Telephone lines per 1000: Telephone lines. Telephone lines are fixed telephone lines that connect a subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network and that have a port on a telephone exchange. Integrated services digital network channels ands fixed wireless subscribers are included. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT Japan United States HISTORY
Mobile cellular subscriptions 138.36 million
Ranked 7th.
310 million
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Japan

Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 109.43
Ranked 86th. 11% more than United States
98.17
Ranked 111th.

Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 1,084.68
Ranked 89th. 10% more than United States
987.53
Ranked 110th.

Telephone lines 64.27 million
Ranked 3rd.
139 million
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Japan

Telephone lines > Per 100 people 50.84
Ranked 17th. 15% more than United States
44.02
Ranked 25th.

Telephone lines per 1000 503.86
Ranked 16th. 14% more than United States
442.8
Ranked 25th.

SOURCES: International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates.; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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