From ITU’s (International Telecommunication Union) StatShot:
Here’s Some of What You’ll Find:
- At the end of 2010 – while more than 2.6 billion people worldwide still lacked access to toilets or other forms of improved sanitation– there were almost 4 billion mobile cellular subscriptions2 in the developing world.
- Mobile cellular penetration in the developing world reached 70% at the end of 2010 – just six years after reaching 70% in the developed world.
- In 2002 there were just two countries in the world with mobile cellular penetration over 100% . Eight years later, almost 100 economies had mobile cellular penetration over 100%– and 17 economies had penetration rates above 150%.
- Global Internet user penetration reached 30% in 2010; Internet user penetration in developed countries reached 30% just nine years earlier, in 2001.
Much More in the Complete Article (Plus Chart and Links to Sources)