Egypt mobile market numbers up 25 million

13 July 2010

According to Dataxis Intelligence, the Egyptian mobile market has registered over 25 million new subscribers during the last two years, representing a 79% uptake, 38% on a yearly basis and 9.5% quarterly growth on average. In March 2010, the number of mobile phone users stood at 57.6 million, bringing the penetration rate to more than 74% of the population, compared to just over 43% two years earlier. Mobinil controls half of the total subscribers, followed by Vodafone Egypt with 44% and Etisalat with the remaining 6% as a later market entrant.

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