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The Arab Spring: Digital Landscape


While Tunisia, Egypt and Libya have very low percentages of broadband subscribers, internet user and personal computers, the percentage of cell phone users is comparatively high.

Tunisia
Egypt
Libya
United States
Broadband subscribers
227303
769744
10,000
73,123,368
Broadband subscribers (100 people)
2
1
>1
24
Cell Phones Total
8602164
41272472
4,828,000
270,500,000
Cell Phones (100 people)
83
50
77
89
Fixed Lines and Mobile Phones Subscribers (100 people)
85
39
73
135
Internet Users (100 people)
27
28
5
76
Personal Computers (100 people)
6
4
2
80
Personal Computers Total
634,840
3,160,000
130,000
240,500,000

Data from 2005-2008. Source: Gap Minder

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