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Table: Where The Growth Is


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TABLE: Where The Growth Is

A guide to telecom hot spots

MAIN PHONE LINES*/ FORECAST PROJECTED MAIN LINES INVESTMENT CAGR**

100 INHABITANTS 1992 2000 TO BE ADDED 1993-2000 REQUIRED***

MILLIONS BILLIONS

ASIA

CHINA 0.98 3.50 35.5 $53.3 19.3%

THAILAND 3.10 9.35 4.4 6.6 16.7

INDIA 0.77 1.52 9.1 13.7 11.2

EASTERN EUROPE

HUNGARY 12.54 23.80 1.1 1.6 7.8

POLAND 10.28 16.62 2.7 4.0 6.7

RUSSIA 15.28 24.50 15.5 23.3 6.7

LATIN AMERICA

CHILE 8.92 19.71 1.8 2.8 12.3

BRAZIL 6.83 9.49 6.8 10.2 6.4

MEXICO 7.54 12.49 6.3 9.4 8.5

U.S.

U.S. 56.49 65.92 37.2 55.8 2.9

*A main line connects a subscriber to the central switch

**Compound annual growth rate ***All figures in U.S. dollars

DATA: PYRAMID RESEARCH INC., INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION


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