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Mobile Connections

Mobile Cellular Data Connections Rise 75% Since 2016 The total number of cellular connections worldwide with mobile data (excluding M2M) have risen 75% since the end of 2016 - from 3.89 billion to 6.82 billion. Mobile data connections comprise both Talk, Text & Data SIMs and Data-only SIMs. Over the…
Myra Bachtiar
March 22, 2024


VoLTE available in 116 markets end 2023 According to preliminary research conducted by MEF, there were approximately 116 markets out of the 218 tracked in MEF Data where Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services were available on at least one mobile network operator at the end of 2023, up from 110…
Myra Bachtiar
March 18, 2024

Rise of the machines

M2M accounts for almost 25% of total mobile cellular connections Cellular M2M will comprise over 23% of all mobile cellular connections by the end of this year, up from 20% in 2021. According to the latest research conducted by MEF, there will be over 11 billion mobile cellular connections wordlwide…
John Beshara
November 6, 2023