Brazil had almost 97m (+1%qoq) mobile subscribers at the end of Oct.
China Unicom added almost 1.3m subscribers in October, bringing its total to 140m, of which 140m are GSM.
China Mobile reported the addition of 4.6m new subscribers last month, bringing the total to 292m, of which 227m are pre-paid.
By the end of October, China Telecom had risen to a total of 222m fixed-line subscribers.
According to Merrill Lynch, the US should add 22m new mobile subscribers (+11%) in 2006 and reaching a penetration of 77% at year end.
Debitel (Europe) had about 10m mobile users.
Jordan Telecom now has a total of 2m subscribers.