Mobile subscriptions in Egypt continue to fall, reaching 93.48 mn in January
The number of mobile subscribers in Egypt fell again in January to 93.48 mn users, down 7.8% from 101.32 mn in January 2018 and 0.38% m-o-m from 93.78 mn in December 2018, according to an ICT Ministry report (pdf). This brought Egypt’s mobile phone penetration rate to 101.09% by month-end, down 10.46% y-o-y and 0.53% m-o-m. The number of ADSL subscribers, meanwhile, increased 24.2% y-o-y, to stand at 6.62 mn in January, up from 5.33 mn in January 2018 and 6.53 in December 2018. Mobile internet users also rose 7.59% y-o-y to record 36.53 mn in January.