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South Africa - Number of mobile cellular subscriptions

164.5
(per 100 inhabitants)
in 2015

Between 1996 and 2015, number of mobile cellular subscriptions of South Africa grew substantially from 2.3 to 164.5 per 100 inhabitants rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 89.50 % in 1997 and then decreased to 10.27 % in 2015.

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Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included.

Date Value Change, %
2015 164.5 10.27 %
2014 149.2 2.44 %
2013 145.6 11.56 %
2012 130.6 5.97 %
2011 123.2 25.84 %
2010 97.9 7.29 %
2009 91.2 1.93 %
2008 89.5 4.98 %
2007 85.3 5.18 %
2006 81.1 15.16 %
2005 70.4 60.66 %
2004 43.8