Egypt mobile phone subscriptions up 22 pct in November

Reuters, Sunday 12 Feb 2012

Country gained around 14 million extra mobile-users in one year, government figures show

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Egyptian Women talk on their mobile phones (Photo: (Reuters)

The number of mobile phone subscriptions in Egypt grew by 22 per cent to 81.7 million users in the year to November, government figures showed on Sunday.

The number of mobile phone subscriptions in October was 80.9 million.
In November 2010, Egypt's three mobile operators, Etisalat Egypt, Mobinil and the Egyptian unit of Vodafone, had 66.87 million subscriptions.
Egypt is the Arab world's most populous country, with more than 85 million people.
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