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Sunday, 14 April 2019

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.

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