The number of Internet users in Kenya rose by 65 percent to 14.3 million in the third quarter of 2011 from the year before period, thanks to an increase in mobile phone subscriptions, the industry regulator said on Thursday. Mobile phones are the main mode of access to the Internet in east Africa's largest economy, accounting for 99 percent of total Internet subscriptions, the Communication Commission of Kenya (CCK) said in its latest quarterly report. Meanwhile Tanzania, with an estimate population of 42 million people, now has 11 per cent of Internet users, according to the latest report issued by the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA). The report shows that as of October 2010, around 4.8 million Tanzanians had access to the Internet up from 1.6 million users in 2005. Out of the current figure, 2,663,200 were institutional users, 1,932,816 were households or individual users and 260,280 Internet café users.