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CALA GSM subscribers

The number of mobile GSM customers in CALA (LATAM + The Carribean) grew by 51% to 231m in 1Q07, according to Informa, accounting now for over 70% of total mobile subscribers in the region. Such a growth, in a region where most analysts said ten years...

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DSL shipment overview

Infonetics has unveiled its latest Broadband Aggregation Hardware and Subscribers study. Worldwide DSL port shipments were up 4% in 1Q07, while broadband aggregation hardware revenue is slipping 13% to $1.5bn. IP DSLAM ports are increasing their market...

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MVNO malaise

Recent news both from the US and the European markets confirm that being MVNO is not easy. Facts first: in the US, Amp'd Mobile filed for bankruptcy reorganization protection, after Mobile ESPN shut down last year, and Helio is struggling for survival,...

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Mobile future

A new report from Forward Concepts gives forecasts by technology and by region through 2011 of handsets, subscribers and chips of all types. The reports highlights that Europe will be the fastest-growing market for WCDMA in 2007, while WEDGE will begin...

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350m CDMA 2000 subscribers

At the end of 1Q07, there were 350m (+7.5%) CDMA 2000 subscribers worldwide, of which 65m (+117%) EV-DO customers. 217 CDMA2000 operators in 95 countries are offering 2.5G and 3G services. Including cdmaOne 2G subscribers, there are now more than 387m...

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EMEA mobile phone 1Q07 shipments

The EMEA market is increasingly concentrated, with Nokia as market leader, almost tripling its second Samsung, and top four vendors controlling 84% of the market in 1Q07. Nokia continues to perform very well, permanently refreshing its portfolio with...

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1Q07 handset sales – Gartner

Gartner unveiled its mobile phone market view with 1Q07 sales. The market grew 14% to 257.4m units shipped in the quarter, driven by strong demand in China, India, Japan and more generally in APAC. Nokia remains the indisputable leader with almost 92m...

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Optical network hardware market

The worldwide optical network hardware market was up 24% yoy, but down 8% sequentially, according to Infonetics Research. SONET/SDH equipment sales (currently 61% of total sales) are forecast to decline in the single digits each year from 2008 to 2010,...

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As a Phoenix !

The submarine system market rebounds. We now for a while that it is a cyclical market, but if it was pretty grim for a while (since 2002), it is now looking pretty good. Operators need large pipes to answer the increasing demand for bandwidth, so the...

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117m UMTS / HSDPA subscribers

According to Informa, UMTS/HSDPA has become the most widely deployed 3G technology and market leader, with 117m subscribers worldwide, and 167 operators in 69 countries offering UMTS services, far ahead of the 55m CDMA EV-DO subscribers and 71 operators...

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