2bn mobile users worldwide

There are now 2bn mobile phone users worldwide and new users are signing up at the rate of 1,000 per minute, says the GSM Association. More than 72m…

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Forecast revised upwards

And Pyramid Research has revised upwards its overall projections for mobile subscriber growth for the 2006-2010 period. Overall, it now estimates…

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Boom continues in Europe

The Western European mobile phone market maintained double-digit growth in the opening quarter of 2006, according to IDC. Shipments increased by 11%…

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HTC goes public

HTC, the world’s leading provider of Windows Mobile smartphones, has decided to drop its own Qtek brand and sell under its own name. HTC will continue

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Nokia to look for acquisitions, partnerships

Nokia’s new CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo is considering acquisitions and cooperation deals to strengthen the Finnish handset maker. “In an increasingly co

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