Unit: percent [%]
Source of data: Office of Electronic Communications
Information about indicator
Name of the indicator
9.c.1 Proportion of population covered by a mobile network, by technology
Sustainable Development Goal
Goal 9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
9.c Significantly increase access to information and communications technology and strive to provide universal and affordable access to the Internet in least developed countries by 2020
Proportion of population covered by a mobile network by technology refers to the proportion of inhabitants living within the range of mobile (cellular) network signal regardless of whether they are subscribers or users. The indicator is calculated as a ratio of the number of inhabitants within the range of a given mobile (cellular) technology to the total population multiplied by 100.
Mobile telephone subscriber – entity that is a party to the contract for the telecommunications services provision entered into by a provider of publicly available telecommunications services. This concept also includes the so-called pre-paid users.