Revenue from wireless devices
bought by carriers and end users
in the U.S. totaled $21.8 billion in
2008, up 5 percent from 2007.
In 2008, more than 1.2 billion handset units
were sold globally.
The number of units sold between 2007 and
2008 was roughly 100 million.
Forecast for 2012 is expected to near 1.5
-- Source: Yankee Group
Massive Global Connectivity
By 2011 Global Telecom Revenue will hit
nearly $5 trillion
Market Driver: High-volume data
Web conferencing, broadband and support
services, and unified communications
A Checklist of Opportunities
Advanced data will become the principal
driver of each segment of the wireless market
Advanced data applications will drive
Smartphones will drive device revenue
Investment in wireless networks will drive
the equipment market
Some Wireless Growth Facts
Data applications (text messaging, video
games, TV, GPS, Internet…) comprised 16% of
wireless services revenue in 2007
By 2012, data applications will generate
nearly 39% of wireless services revenue!
Data-related revenue rose 79% in 2007!
•500 million PCs and 2 billion mobile phones on Internet
•Cars and garage-door openers
•Air conditioners and home security systems
Asia Telecomms Revenue
Rose 17% in 2007 – trending double digit growth
Broadband grew 45%!
Wireless rose 23%
Investment in 3G and broadband infrastructure is
boosting public network equipment revenue – rise of
16% in 2007.
Wireless Subscribers in Asia-Pac
Expected to rise 17.8% in 2008 to 1.5 billion
China had 624 million
Japan had 109 million
India has over 315 million. India’s wireless market
is expected to increase to 600 million subscribers by
There are more than 360 million
Indian children ages 14 and under,
according to the 2001 census.
That number is greater than the
entire U.S. population…
Think of the possibilities.
Responsibility in our
Rural Broadband Deployment
Emergency Responder Networks
Technological Haves and Have-nots
The Latest Bump in the
World’s Financial Crisis
Investment Capital Disappearing for
Broadband Deployment Initiatives
ICT companies are reporting significant
losses and are laying off workers on a
What Does it Take to Lead?
Invest in R&D
Focus on next-gen devices and
Embrace new business models
Tap into developing global markets
The Future of Connectivity
Broadband deployment - ubiquitous
Next-generation devices and 3G/4G
Are You Ready for…
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