Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
More than 1.87 billion mobile users by end of 2007
Posted on 16-Jun-2004 18:20 | Tags Filed under: News



The Yankee Group says EMEA will remain largest regional market with 40 percent of global wireless services revenue in 2007.

Asia's enormous potential and Latin America and Africa's growth opportunities will drive the penetration of wireless and mobile services to 27.4 percent of the world's population by 2007, according to the Yankee Group report, Europe, Middle East, and Africa to Remain the World's Largest Regional Wireless Market.

The research group believes that this customer growth, combined with stabilizing or improving average revenue per user in most regions, will drive a compound annual growth rate of 8.7 percent in global wireless service revenue between 2002 and 2007. The highest growth rate (13.6 percent) will be in Asia-Pacific, which will account for 38 percent of total revenue by the end of the forecast period. However, EMEA will remain the largest regional market with almost 40 percent of revenue in 2007.

Mobile data services will make an important contribution to service revenue in all territories. In 2002, data accounted for only 8.5 percent of global revenue but by 2007, it will have increased to 25.9 percent. Asia-Pacific will be the most significant contributor to data revenue. In 2007, data will account for more than one-third of all wireless revenue in the region.

"The mobile communications industry is on track to reach its target of 2 billion customers worldwide," says Declan Lonergan, Wireless/Mobile Europe director. "The only uncertainty that remains is the timing for this next major milestone. At projected growth rates for the remainder of this decade, the industry will struggle to achieve 2 billion subscribers by 2010, but it will come close."


More information: http://www.yankeegroup.com...




comments powered by Disqus


Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Winston. Kingmaker? Could Well Be.
Created by tdgeek, last reply by MikeB4 on 20-Jul-2017 19:59 (159 replies)
Pages... 9 10 11


Maori Seats
Created by Pumpedd, last reply by frankv on 21-Jul-2017 10:04 (126 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Man stole trampoline 'to feed his family'
Created by Wiggum, last reply by allio on 21-Jul-2017 08:53 (45 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Setting up 3G/4G in car Wi-Fi. What is needed? Best value data?
Created by Supercolor, last reply by hio77 on 20-Jul-2017 14:35 (20 replies)
Pages... 2


The next Doctor announced
Created by Lizard1977, last reply by Paul1977 on 20-Jul-2017 09:55 (82 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
Created by Coil, last reply by Sideface on 20-Jul-2017 19:51 (4851 replies)
Pages... 322 323 324


UK to ban credit card charges next year
Created by Geektastic, last reply by sen8or on 21-Jul-2017 10:18 (54 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Skidding downhill on black ice: survival tactics
Created by Greendrake, last reply by Greendrake on 21-Jul-2017 10:32 (43 replies)
Pages... 2 3