In the last year, four countries have joined the club, growing to over 100 million mobile subscriptions: Vietnam, Bangladesh, Mexico and The Philippines.
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@Anonymous – we will investigate if there is any data on operators/manufacturer relationships, but suspect it may be confidential.
@rwk – we don’t know of any resource or methodology to estimate the share of SIM-unlocked phones, but will investigate.
@Mohamed Sami – please go ahead. Please cite the original source of the data as well as the mobiThinking global mobile stats compendium, with a link back.
@Amit – This would make a very interesting and lengthy debate, but we’re not sure mobiThinking is ready to take on the challenge – but we will consider it.
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