global penetration

Global mobile penetration hits 50%

Posted by Christine on Nov 29, 2007

I wanted to share this article that I saw as a bit of a milestone. According to a report from Informa Telecoms & Media, worldwide mobile penetration has hit 50% today.

Informa estimates that mobile networks covered 90 per cent of the global population by mid-2007. This means that some 40 per cent of the world's inhabitants are covered by a network, but not connected, and leaves just 10 per cent with neither coverage nor connection.