Mobile phone penetration as a percentage of population reached 89.4 % in 2017 in Bahamas, according to World Bank. This is 2.87 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, mobile phone penetration as a percentage of population in Bahamas reached an all time high of 119 % in 2010 and an all time low of 0.750 % in 1990. When compared to Bahamas's main peers, mobile phone penetration as a percentage of population in Cuba amounted to 40.2 %, 81.4 % in Dominican Republic, 57.4 % in Haiti and 121 % in USA in 2017.
Bahamas has been ranked 124th within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of mobile phone penetration as a percentage of population, 92 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology which provide access to the public switched telephone network.