GSMA World Mobile Connectivity Index


The GSMA Mobile Connectivity Index is an analytical tool that measures the performance of 134 countries, representing 95% of the World’s population, against the four key enablers of mobile internet adoption:

Scores for each of these four key enablers are combined to produce a single composite measure for a given country of the strength of the foundations to support widespread adoption of the mobile internet.


Based on the country scores and their levels of mobile internet penetration, countries have been identified five cluster groups.

The Mobile Connectivity Index is constructed using indicators that draw on a range of data sources. Providers of data include the following:

If you are interested in the methodology and sources used, please read.

About the GSMA

The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting nearly 800 operators with more than 250 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and Internet companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events such as Mobile World Congress, Mobile World Congress Shanghai and the Mobile 360 Series conferences.

Adel Shahin

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