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Egypt mobile subscribers up annual 23 pct in April: Official stats

Total subscriptions to country's three networks climb above 92 million thanks to Egyptians with multiple SIMs, according to government figures

Ahram Online, Sunday 8 Jul 2012
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The number of mobile phone subscriptions in Egypt soared a further 23 per cent to 92.04 million in the year to April, according to state figures released on Sunday.

In April 2011, Egypt's three mobile operators -- Etisalat Egypt, Mobinil and Vodafone Egypt -- counted a total of 74.58 million subscriptions.
 
Egypt's population is roughly 84 million, a significant number of whom have more than one mobile subscription.
 
Total subscriptions in March 2012 stood at 91.92 million.
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