For that indicator, The International Telecommunication Union provides data for Russia from 1960 to 2018. The average value for Russia during that period was 44.6 subscribers per 100 people with a minumum of 0 subscribers per 100 people in 1960 and a maximum of 166.04 subscribers per 100 people in 2010.
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Definition: Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service that provide access to the PSTN using cellular technology. The indicator includes (and is split into) the number of postpaid subscriptions, and the number of active prepaid accounts (i.e. that have been used during the last three months). The indicator applies to all mobile cellular subscriptions that offer voice communications. It excludes subscriptions via data cards or USB modems, subscriptions to public mobile data services, private trunked mobile radio, telepoint, radio paging and telemetry services.