France: at the end of March, there were over 16m (+19%) broadband users, of which 15.5m are ADSL. More than 4m lines are fully unbundled.
Hungary said, via its national watchdog NHH, that there were over 11.4m mobile users in the country at the end of April. T-Mobile holds a 44% market share, followed by Pannon with 35% and Vodafone with 21%.
Safaricom (Kenya) reports over 10m (+68%) subscribers at the end of March.
India: GSM continues to dominate the market with 198.6m subscribers while there were 65.6m (including WLL) CDMA users.
Vimpelcom (Russia) ended 1Q08 with over 52m subscribers in Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Armenia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Georgia.
Vietnam: the mobile subscriber base will pass the 50m milestone soon, of which Viettel has almost 20m, followed by MobiFone with almost 14m, Vinaphone with 13m and S-phone with 3.5m.
Japan: DoCoMo is still the dominant player with over 53.5m mobile subscribers, but reports the lowest net additions in May with just below 61k. KDDI is second with 30.3m subscribers, adding only 72k new subscribers in the month, while Softbank made a real difference with adding 174k net adds in May bringing its total to 19m.