World’s Leading Mobile Companies (As of October 2009)


Rank Company Country Technology Total Subscribers
1 China Mobile  China (Mainland) GSM, GPRS, EDGE 508,370,000
2 Vodafone  United Kingdom GSM, GPRS, EDGE 427,990,000
3 Telefonica / Movistar / O2  Spain GSM, GPRS, EDGE 200,850,000
4 America Movil  Argentina GSM, GPRS, EDGE 194,340,000
5 Orange  France GSM, GPRS, EDGE 189,000,000
6 Telenor  Norway GSM, GPRS, EDGE 172,000,000
7 T-Mobile  Germany GSM, GPRS, EDGE 150,900,000
8 TeliaSonera  Sweden GSM, GPRS, EDGE 143,900,000
9 China Unicom  China (Mainland) GSM, GPRS, EDGE 142,800,000
10 Bharti Airtel  India GSM, GPRS, EDGE 116,160,000
11 Orascom Telecom / WIND  Egypt GSM, GPRS, EDGE 110,600,000
12 MTN Group  South Africa GSM, GPRS, EDGE 108,470,000
13 MTS  Russia GSM, GPRS, EDGE 96,860,000
14 Etisalat  UAE GSM, GPRS, EDGE 94,000,000
15 Verizon Wireless  USA cdmaOne 89,000,000
16 Reliance Communications  India GSM, GPRS 88,930,000
17 AT&T Mobility  USA GSM, GPRS, EDGE 82,700,000
18 Telkomsel  Indonesia GSM, GPRS, EDGE 79,770,000
19 Telecom Italia / TIM  Italy GSM, GPRS, EDGE 71,500,000
20 Zain  Italy GSM, GPRS, EDGE 71,500,000
20 Zain  Kuwait GSM, GPRS 69,500,000
21 VimpelCom  Russia GSM, GPRS, EDGE 63,700,000
22 Axiata Group Berhad  Malaysia GSM, GPRS, EDGE 62,820,000
23 NTT docomo  Japan GSM, GPRS, EDGE 55,670,000
24 BSNL  India GSM, GPRS, EDGE 53,960,000
25 Idea Cellular  India GSM, GPRS, EDGE 53,350,000
26 Qtel  Qatar GSM, GPRS, EDGE 52,540,000
27 Tata Teleservices  India GSM, GPRS, EDGE 51,730,000
28 MegaFon  Russia GSM, GPRS, EDGE 49,120,000
29 Sprint Nextel  USA GSM, GPRS, EDGE 48,300,000
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