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STAT Switzerland United Kingdom HISTORY
Fixed telephone lines 4.38 million
Ranked 37th.
33.01 million
Ranked 9th. 8 times more than Switzerland

Fixed telephone lines per thousand people 547.95
Ranked 14th. 5% more than United Kingdom
522.08
Ranked 16th.

Landlines 4.82 million
Ranked 32nd.
33.21 million
Ranked 8th. 7 times more than Switzerland
Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 56.48
Ranked 9th. 7% more than United Kingdom
52.88
Ranked 12th.

Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Days to port 5 days
Ranked 11th. 5 times more than United Kingdom
1 days
Ranked 29th.
Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Implementation date 2000.03.?? 1999.01.??
Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Price Free Free
Mobile phone > Mobile penetration 41.4%
Ranked 39th.
72%
Ranked 14th. 74% more than Switzerland
Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions 3.28 million
Ranked 49th.
45.42 million
Ranked 9th. 14 times more than Switzerland
Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions per thousand people 410.38
Ranked 40th.
716.45
Ranked 13th. 75% more than Switzerland
Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 10.41 million
Ranked 76th.
84.94 million
Ranked 18th. 8 times more than Switzerland

Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people 1,302.23
Ranked 43th.
1,343.35
Ranked 40th. 3% more than Switzerland

SOURCES: 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 (Europe); 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 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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