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Egypt’s mobile phone use to surpass 100% by 2013

A new report has said that the use of mobile phones in Egypt will exceed 100% by the end of 2012, as subscriptions climb to outnumber the country's actual population, Ahram has reported. The report issued by Business Monitor International has added that the high growth in mobile use will be driven by the appearance of new operators in the market which will serve rural areas. It also forecasts 15% of mobile subscribers will be using 3G by the year 2015.