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Media > Telecommunications Stats: compare key data on Germany & United States

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STAT Germany United States HISTORY
Country calling code 49 1
Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 50.7 million
Ranked 4th.
139 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Germany

Telephone > Fixed telephone lines per thousand people 619.12
Ranked 6th. 40% more than United States
442.8
Ranked 28th.

Telephone > Landlines 48.7 million
Ranked 3rd.
114 million
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Germany
Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 60.51
Ranked 7th. 36% more than United States
44.41
Ranked 23th.

Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Implementation date 2002.11.01 2003.11.24
Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Price EUR 25 free
Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile penetration 41%
Ranked 40th.
74.7%
Ranked 9th. 82% more than Germany
Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile phones 107 million
Ranked 11th.
327.58 million
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Germany
Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions 33.34 million
Ranked 11th.
234.41 million
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Germany
Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions per thousand people 410.81
Ranked 39th.
740.25
Ranked 9th. 80% more than Germany
Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 92.4 million
Ranked 16th.
303.05 million
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Germany

Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people 1,128.35
Ranked 77th. 17% more than United States
965.4
Ranked 113th.

SOURCES: Wikipedia: List of country calling codes (Alphabetical listing by country or region); United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. 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.; Wikipedia: List of countries by number of telephone lines in use; International Telecommunications Union; Wikipedia: Mobile number portability (America); Wikipedia: List of countries by number of broadband Internet subscriptions (List of countries) ("Active mobile-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 2012" , Dynamic Report, ITU ITC EYE, International Telecommunication Union . Retrieved on 29 June 2013.); Wikipedia: List of countries by number of mobile phones in use; Wikipedia: List of countries by number of broadband Internet subscriptions (List of countries) (Calculated using penetration rate and population data from "Countries and Areas Ranked by Population: 2012" , Population data, International Programs, U.S. Census Bureau, retrieved 26 June 2013); Wikipedia: List of countries by number of broadband Internet subscriptions (List of countries) (Calculated using penetration rate and population data from "Countries and Areas Ranked by Population: 2012" , Population data, International Programs, U.S. Census Bureau, retrieved 26 June 2013). 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 Telecommunications Union. Source tables; International Telecommunications Union. Source tables. 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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