Mobile phone penetration rate down compared to last year

Tehran, June 29. MOBNA – Latest figures from Telecommunication Company of Iran website show that country’s mobile phone penetration rate in May 2008 was 43.20 percent which is now down to 43.18 percent.

MCI sold in total 31,421,104 sim cards last year (Iranian).
The number sold this year by June 21 is 136,850 sim cards
The operator has so far sold in total 31,559,954 sim cards countrywide, of which 16.5 million are postpaid and some 15 million are prepaid sim cards.