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MEF Data

Measuring and benchmarking the mobile ecosystem

Impartial and verified information

170,000 data points across 218 countries covering almost 700 mobile network operators

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MEF DATA provides detailed roadmaps for the entire mobile ecosystem with navigation across any country, sub-region, region, or the entire world. See the number of active mobile cellular SIM connections in each market – whether they include mobile data (or not) and which handset type is connected; how many active mobile users (and non-users) are in each market – whether they are adult (or not) and which device type they use; and mobile operator market shares for the active mobile SIM connections. 


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All members can also gain access to our premium MEF Data+ service, which adds the following resources…

  • Active Mobile Users – for smartphone and featurephone split by operating system (Android, iOS & Other)
  • Active Mobile SIMs – split by Talk & Text-only, Talk, Text & Data, Data-only & M2M
  • Active Mobile SIM Connections – for smartphone and featurephone split by operating system (Android, iOS & Other)
  • As well as bespoke data for each Mobile Ecosystem (see below)

MEF DATA+ by Mobile Ecosystem

Mobile IOT

Enterprise Communications


Personal Data & Identity

Coming soon


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Content & Advertising

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Mobilesquared are the global market leaders in business messaging intelligence, and the Messageverse is our unrivalled cloud-based data universe.

MEF DATA supplies granular information to empower your analysis and provides valuable insight across all mobile ecosystems

MEF offers its members a platform through which to raise their profiles, strike up new industry partnerships and influence the industry agenda.