"Worldwide mobile telephone subscriptions has reached 3.3 billion -- equivalent to half the global population -- on Thursday, 26 years after the first cellular network was launched.
- 59 countries have mobile penetration of over 100 percent -- where some owners have more than one phone.
- world pop = 6,634,294,193 on Thursday. 2,571,563,279 people were using the most widely used mobile technology, GSM (Global System for Mobile communications)
- 421.4 million people used CDMA at the end September."
[via textually org, orginally Reuters]