Mobile phone sales to grow by 8.42% a year to 2011 - study

Wednesday 6 February 2008 | 11:04 CET | News
The world mobile terminal market is forecast to grow by 8.42 percent per year to 1.43 billion units in 2011 from 1.14 billion units in 2007 and 987 million a year earlier, according to Idate. The lower growth (versus 15 percent in 2007) is attributed to the mobile market becoming increasingly saturated in the middle-class population in emerging markets. The global mobile terminal market revenues for 2007 is expected to reach USD 131 billion, up from USD 117 billion in 2006. This 1 percent growth is due to a decrease in the ASP driven by a strong market growth in the emerging markets and

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: LG / Nokia / Samsung / Sony Ericsson Nederland
Countries: World
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.