Saudi Arabia Has 54.3 Million Mobile-Phone Line Users, CITC Says

Saudi Arabia had 54.3 million mobile-phone subscribers at the end of the first quarter, according to the kingdom’s telecommunications regulator.

The Arab world’s largest economy also had 14.2 million internet users and 4.6 million fixed-line phone customers by the end of March, the Communications and Information Technology Commission said in an e-mailed quarterly statement.

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