May 1, 2008
African mobile subscribers surpass North America
Africa surpasses North America in terms of mobile subscribers, reports Total Telecom.
"The number of mobile phone users in Africa exceeded 280 million in the first quarter of this year and will reach the 300 million mark next month, according to Wireless Intelligence.
As a result, the continent has surpassed North America in terms of mobile subscriber numbers, with the U.S. and Canada together having 277 million users, the company said in a report published Thursday"
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