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Hate to say we told you so – but we did – in the ‘Japan Wireless 2004 Preview’ video interview with IDC’s Mitch Kimura. Shipments by Japanese mobile phone makers in January dropped 22.3% from a year earlier to 2.98 million phones and were also well down on December’s 4.71 million units, the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association said in a monthly report yesterday.
Mobile phone shipments in Japan fell in January for the first time in 15 months after demand tapered off following a big sales push by handset manufacturers ahead of the year-end holidays. It said shipments fell below three million units for the first time in 23 months, due in part to a drop-off in demand for existing handsets as consumers considered upgrading to 3G models. Continue >>
Some sage advise when entering new turf; Stop, Look and Listen.. it’s also good to secure a local guide. Japan is the cradle of mobile civilization – we been been dedicated to this space since 2001 – trust our archives here offer some useful material.
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