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UAE telecom subscribers hit 23.67m in 2019

ABU DHABI, April 2, 2020

The number of telecommunications subscribers in UAE mobile, fixed-line and data services amounted to around 23.67 million in December 2019, 120,000 up from the preceding month, a media report said.

The number of mobile phone subscribers increased to around 18.278 million in December from 18.178 million in November, which equals to 203.3 - 204.3 lines per 100 inhabitants last year, reported state news agency Wam, citing statistics released by the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA).

Prepaid-service subscribers numbered 14.655 million in the reference year, while post-paid service mobile subscribers reached 3,623,000.

Up to 3.046 million people subscribed in internet services until December, while fixed-line subscribers hit 2.345 million, according to the TRA's figures.


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