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

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

SOURCES: 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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