Growth of Total Subscriptions of Mobile Service Market in KSA Q3 2016 | CICT

The total number of mobile subscriptions has decreased to 49 million by the end of Q3 2016, with penetration rate 153.4%. Prepaid subscriptions constitute the majority (over 83%) of all mobile subscriptions. Compared with 2015, the total number of mobile subscriptions 53 million with penetration rate 167.5%.

The decrease in subscriptions is expected to continue in the upcoming period result of the fingerprint requirement for all subscriptions.