UAE reaches 11 million mobile phone subscribers

19 May 2011

According to figures by the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development, the UAE had more than 11 million mobile phone subscribers at the end of February, pushing its penetration rate close to 200 per cent, one of the highest rates in the world, Emirates 24-7 has reported. Internet subscribers also exceeded 1.4 million while landline users stood at around 1.7 million at the end of February, the figures showed.

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