MOBILE: More phones means lower costs

  • 2008-11-12
  • By Justinas Vainilavičius
VILNIUS -  Lithuania boasts a 148 percent mobile phones penetration rate, making it one of the highest in the world. There are approximately 1.5 active mobile phone subscriptions for every resident of the country.  This is a product of intense competition between three major mobile phone operators 's Omnitel, part of TeliaSonera, Tele2 and Bite. Omnitel and Bite were the pioneers, but Tele2 claims that the company's breaking into the market in December 1999 was essential to the fact mobile phones are so popular. "Tele2 offers very low prices, so other operators have to adjus...
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