theeconomist:

Daily chart: all the phones in China. China is about to sign up its billionth mobile subscription; India is not far behind with over 900m. The Chinese numbering system theoretically allows for 100 billion mobile numbers, and India’s 10 billion, so neither is likely to run out of numbers anytime soon.

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    who wants to be the billionth?
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    !!!
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    many people need...charge their phones and that many mobile towers need offgrid power !
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    Chinese population: 1,338,299,512 Indian Population: 1,170,938,000 American Population: 311,591,917 We are approximately...
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    Damn. Whats gonna happen to all the tea?
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