Thursday, September 15, 2005

Worldwide Mobile Users Pass 2 Billion Mark

The global mobile industry passed the major milestone of 2 billion subscribers on September 18th, according to estimates from Wireless Intelligence -- the venture between Ovum and the GSM Association.


The 1 billion mobile subscriber milestone was reached in Q2 2002, twenty years after mobile telephony came into widespread use.


GSM technologies account for 78% of the world market.
http://www.gsmworld.com/news/press_2005/press05_21.shtml

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