Monday, October 8, 2007

One of every two Mongolians have mobile telephone

The first mobile telephone service provider was set up in Mongolia ten years ago. Now the country's telecommunication industry has four private operator companies, Mobicom, Skytel, Unitel and G-Mobile, two GSM and two CDMA operators as well as giant state-run Mongolia Telecom company.

According to a report on today's daily newspaper, Unuudur, 980,000 people or one of every two Mongolians have a cell phone.

Mobicom: 665,000 subscribers
Skytel: 215,000 subscribers
Unitel: 10,000 subscribers
G-Mobile: 2,400 subscribers