The Changing Competitive Landscape in the Mobile Phone Industry

By 2007, there were 3.3 billion mobile subscribers worldwide at 49.5 subscriptions per 100 inhabitants worldwide, and 8% of global subscribers were on the third-generation (ā€œ3Gā€) networks. Japan and South Korea were ahead with penetration exceeding 50%, while Western Europe had reached around 35%8 and the United States reached 28.3% in 2008.9 Data-enabled handsets with […]