Asia to Top One Billion Mobile Phone Users

High cell penetration in the continent's large economies is driving the numbers. But smaller ones such as Vietnam's are making a mark, too

According to Informa Telecoms & Media's latest World Cellular Information Service report, the number of mobile subscriptions in the Asia-Pacific region has doubled in just three years. This brings up the regional subscriber base from 600 million in 2004 to more than 1 billion by the end of 2006.

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