On access to cellphones and electricity

the number of active cellphone subscriptions grew larger than the number of actual people on this planet

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there are an estimated 1.1 billion people in the world who don’t have access to electricity, meaning charging a phone, let alone owning one, would likely be difficult.

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Source: There are now more cellphones than people in the world — Quartz