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Number of Mobile Cellular Subscriptions in Sri Lanka

1960 to 2015

Number of Mobile Cellular Subscriptions in Sri Lanka from 1960 to 2015
Geopolitical entity
Sri Lanka

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Main Mobile Services Indicators

  • Mobile Subscribers

    Subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service providing access to Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) using cellular technology, including number of pre-paid SIM cards active during the past three months. This includes both analogue and digital cellular systems (IMT-2000, 3G, 4G), but excludes mobile broadband subscriptions via data cards or USB modems. Based on: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Mobile Revenue

    Revenues from the provision of mobile cellular communications services including all voice and data (narrowband and broadband) services. Based on: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Mobile Call Volume

    Volume of mobile voice calls, usually expressed in number of calls or number of completed minutes. It includes calls made my mobile subscribers to fixed telephones and mobile phones. Based: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Mobile Data Traffic

    Volume of data transiting through mobile networks.

  • Mobile Messaging Volume

    Number of mobile messages sent, both to national and international destinations, usually expressed in million or billion messages. This should exclude messages sent by computers to mobile or vice versa. Based on: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Mobile ARPU

    Average Revenue per User of Mobile services (voice and data) by company or by country, on a monthly basis.

  • Mobile Coverage

    Mobile cellular coverage of population in percent. This indicator measures the percentage of inhabitants that are within range of a mobile cellular signal, irrespective of wether or not they are subscribers. It is calculated by dividing the number of inhabitants within range of a mobile cellular signal by the total population. Based on: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Mobile Phone Penetration

    Number of mobile phones sold, usually measured per 100 inhabitants. The penetration rate measures mobile phones' degree of adoption among the population. Based on: Eurostat.

  • MOU

    Minutes of use (MOUs) is a measurement (usually monthly) of a wireless user’s total circuit-switched voice connection time.

  • Mobile Internet Subscribers

    Number of subscribers to a Mobile Internet service

  • Mobile Churn

    Annual or monthly percentage rate at which customers stop subscribing to a mobile services provider.

  • Smartphone Penetration

    Number of persons owning a smartphone, usually measured per 100 inhabitants. The penetration rate measures the degree of adoption of internet access among the population. Based on: Eurostat.

  • Mobile Service Expenditure

    Household expenditure on mobile services, usually expressed in millions of national currency or percentage of GDP. It can also be measured per capita. Based on: Eurostat.

  • Mobile Subscriber Addition

    New subscription to Mobile Service Providers (MSP) for mobile call services or mobile internet connection.

  • PHS Penetration Rate

  • Smartphone Market Shares

    Proportion of total mobile phones sales that are smartphone sales. It measures the relative importance of smartphones in the total mobile phones market.