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Mobile penetration exceeds 100 percent in Slovakia

THE NUMBER of mobile phone SIM cards exceeded the number of Slovak inhabitants at the end of last year, according to Orange Slovensko mobile operator boss Pavol Lančarič.

According to figures from Orange, the two incumbent operators (including T-Mobile Slovensko) had around 5.2 million clients in around 400,000 pre-registered clients. Slovakia has around 5.4 million inhabitants.

Orange had 3,008,552 and T-Mobile 2.2 million active clients at the end of last year, the SITA new agency wrote, giving the former a 56-percent market share and the latter 45 percent.

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