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Phone subscriptions exceed 21 million mark

Shoppers check out smartphones at a vendor's stall in Phnom Penh's Chamkarmon district.
Shoppers check out smartphones at a vendor's stall in Phnom Penh's Chamkarmon district. Pha Lina

Phone subscriptions exceed 21 million mark

The total number of telephone subscriptions in Cambodia surpassed the 21-million mark earlier this year, representing 139 per cent of the Kingdom’s population, state news agency AKP said yesterday, citing comments by Minister of Posts and Telecommunications Tram Iv Tek.

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