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Sub-Saharan Africa: Media > Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers stats

Definitions

  • Per 1,000 people: Fixed lines are telephone mainlines connecting a customer's equipment to the public switched telephone network. Mobile phone subscribers refer to users of portable telephones subscribing to an automatic public mobile telephone service using cellular technology that provides access to the public switched telephone network.
STAT SUB-SAHARAN TOTAL SUB-SAHARAN AVERAGE DATES
Per 1,000 people 196 per 1,000 people
4 times less than average
2005

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