Menu

Access to mobile phone

2016
View all scores

Methodology

Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service that provide access to the PSTN using cellular technology. The indicator includes (and is split into) the number of postpaid subscriptions and the number of active prepaid accounts (i.e. that have been used during the last three months). The indicator applies to all mobile cellular subscriptions that offer voice communications. It excludes subscriptions via data cards or USB modems, subscriptions to public mobile data services, private trunked mobile radio, telepoint, radio paging and telemetry services. Performance score from 0 to 100. The highest score reflects the best situation.

Source: World Bank, World Development Indicators 2015.

See the overall methodology

Resources

List of indicators