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 Friday, May 22, 2009

Hong Kong has ended the month of February with 11.49 million mobile subscribers, rising from 10.72 million, reports OFTA. The prepaid subscriber base rose to 5.35 million, up from 4.99 million a year earlier.

Hong Kong had a 2.5G and 3G subscriber base of 3.58 million at February-end, up from 2.99 million in the year-earlier month, and the number of 3G users rose to 2.91 million, from 2.12 million.

The MVNO subscriber base dropped to 769,509 from 776,958 in 2008. Total SMS sent in a time of year reached 400.52 million in February from 308.35 million. The mobile data usage increased to 44.9 MB per 2.5G/3G mobile user in February.

Source: Wireless News.