Mobile Phone Makers Rush To 3G
Foreseeing global demand for new WCDMA phones will be worth more than 30 million units next year, world leading mobile phone makers, including Nokia, Motorola, Sony Ericsson, and Siemens as well as domestic manufacturers began making a big push into the 3G handset market to take lion?s share. Mindbranch Asia Pacific, a market research firm, forecasts that the number of new subscribers to 3G wireless communication service will reach 38 million worldwide next year generating a new demand for more than 30 million units of handsets.
On the heels of NTT DoCoMo of Japan, which launched the 3G wireless communication, WCDMA, service, wireless communication carriers in other parts of the world such as Vodafone, Orange, Hutchison and Telefonica in Europe as well as Cingular Wireless and T-Mobile in North America plan to start their commercial service next year. Continue >>