Mobile phone usage in Myanmar increases 110 percent

Customers check social media sites from their mobile phone while at a restaurant in Yangon. Photo: ROMEO GACAD/AFP

The mobile phone usage rate increased to over 110.43 percent in Myanmar, according to Xinhua quoting the Ministry of Transport and Communications.

It was increased by 22 percent while there was only 86.2 percent of mobile phone usage rate in 2016.

Meanwhile, the number of mobile subscribers in the country reached over 56.8 million in fiscal year 2017-2018, increasing by over 500,000 subscribers, while there were 56.3 million mobile subscribers in fiscal year 2016-2017.

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