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Mobile Handset Market Stays Afloat with 258 Million Shipped in 1Q-2009

Despite tough corporate and unemployment news making the headlines, the mobile handset-buying public did not head to the hills during the first quarter of 2009. more

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Recession or Not, Wireless Backhaul Expansion Continues Strongly

Worldwide revenues from backhaul leasing are expected to double over the next 30 months, according to a new study from ABI Research. The growth curve even accelerates after 2012, resulting in a fivefold revenue increase between 2009 and 2014. more

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Mobile Phones Get Smarter at CTIA with Touch Screen Tech

This month’s International CTIA Wireless 2009 event in Las Vegas showcased in the mobile handset’s industry increasing focus on smart phones, as illustrated by prevalence of announcements related to touch-screen technology, according to iSuppli. more

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iPhone: Not a top 20 handset for browsing and buying on the mobile web

According to statistics released by mobile billing and analytics firm, Bango, when it comes to the most popular phones for browsing and buying content on the mobile web worldwide, the iPhone still sits outside the top 20. more

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Smartphone sales buck the recession

A report by Infonetics Research is forecasting an 8% drop in the total number of mobile phones sold in 2009, to 1.1 billion worldwide (down from 1.2 billion in 2008), in line with predictions from Nokia, among others. more

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Are Smartphones Immune to the Financial Crisis in Western Europe?

The market for Western European converged mobile devices (commonly referred to as smartphones) experienced a good performance in the last quarter of 2008. According to IDC's European Mobile Phone Tracker, vendors shipped 9.3 million units, 25.9% higher than the 7.4 million shipped in 4Q07. more

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Western European Mobile Phone Market now in Recession

Three consecutive quarters of negative growth have led the Western European mobile phone market into recession. According to IDC's European Mobile Phone Tracker, vendors shipped 53.6 million units in 4Q08, 13.5% lower than the 62 million units shipped in 4Q07. more

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Third of Brits Want Simple Phones

Despite the whizz-bang gadgetry of the iPhone and Blackberry Storm, Brits have a fondness for simpler times when it comes to mobile phones, according to UK based price comparison website, moneysupermarket. more

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Mobile phone manufacturers are 'losing their touch' according to customers

Mobile phone manufacturers risk losing their customers as they race to incorporate touch-screen features into their phones in a bid to copy Apple's success, according to feedback from shoppers collated by European customer review website, Reevoo.com. more

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Industry Big Guns with no Bullets to Fire

After a devastating end to 2008, the future is looking bleak. At the start of 2009 the mobile industry is starting to implement strategic job cuts and closing of overseas offices. This is just the beginning.  more

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