Total global mobile connections are set to surpass 6 billion by the end of 2011, a
landmark which would mean the industry has added the last 1 billion connections in
just 16 months.
According to Wireless Intelligence, the 6 billion milestone will be reached in late
November 2011, and that total global connections will end the year 2011 at 6.07
billion. Taking into account the latest census estimates, predicting the world’s
population is to surpass the 7 billion mark in October 2011, a global mobile
penetration rate is implied to be of 86%, up from 74% at the 5 billion connections
Comment October 31st. At the same time in November the worlds population will surpass 7 billion, so in a year from now people/connections is same number..