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3G/3.5G - Global Strategic Business Report

  • ID: 1382323
  • October 2011
  • Region: Global
  • 693 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

This report analyzes the Global market for 3G/3.5G in terms of Number of Subscribers in Millions by the following Technology Segments: WCDMA Pathway, and CDMA Pathway. The report also provides analysis on 3G/3.5G enabled handsets by following technology segments – WCDMA Pathway, and CDMA Pathway. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2008 through 2017. The report profiles 95 companies including Service providers such as AT&T, China Mobile Limited, China Telecom Corporation Limited, China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited, KDDI Corp., NTT DoCoMo, Inc., SK Telecom, T-Mobile International AG & Co. KG, and Vodafone Group Plc. Manufacturers and Suppliers of Infrastructure/Terminal Devices also discussed in the report include Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., LG Electronics, Inc., Motorola, Inc., Nokia Siemens Networks, Qualcomm Incorporated, Samsung Electronics, Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, and ZTE Corporation. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

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1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 1
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations 1
Disclaimers 2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level 3
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics 3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study 3

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 4
A Prelude 4
3G Gives Way to HSDPA (3.5G) 4
HSPA - a Prominent Platform 5
Growing Popularity of HSPA+ 5
Table 1: Percentage Share Breakdown of HSPA Devices Worldwide
by Form Factor as of 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 6
Emerging Nations Intensify the 3G Adoption Curve 6
Competitive Landscape 6
Key Statistics: 7
Global Deployed Base Stations 7
Table 2: Global Total Deployed Base Stations (2010):
Percentage Breakdown of Number of Deployed Base Stations
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 7
The New Dawn of Mobile Broadband 7
3.5G Gets Headstart Over WiMAX 7
Market Trends & Issues 8
Rising Need for Capacity 8
Rapid Migration to GSM Family of Technologies 8
Integrated Applications Impel Growth of 3G 8
Hardware Prices Slashed to Spur Sales 8
Growing Acceptance of WCDMA Video Mail Solutions 9
WCDMA Handsets Offer GPS Services 9
Rising Spectrum Requirements 9
Vendors Opt for Network Sharing Solutions in Current Market
Scenario 10
Femtocells to Catalyze Growth in 3G Market 10
Cost Concerns Push the Case for Interspersing Use of
Technologies 10
Key Challenges to Market 11
High Operating Cost May Dissuade Small and Medium Operators 11
Slower Migration to 3G Networks 11
Lack of Attractive 3G Devices 11
Increasing Traffic Will Strain 3G Network Capacity 11
Video on Mobile Faces Operative Challenges 12
The Threat of 4G 12

3. TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW 13
Evolution of Mobile Network Technologies 13
First Generation Networks (1G) 13
Second Generation Networks (2G) 13
2.5 Generation Technology (2.5G) 14
Third Generation Networks (3G) 14
Value Chain in 3G 15
Mobile Networks That Support 3G Services 15
Universal Mobile Telecommunications Systems (UMTS) 15
Important Features of WCDMA 16
WCDMA - Not a CDMA2000 Version 16
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) 16
Features 16
Benefits Offered 16
High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) 17
High Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA) 17
HSPA Continues to Evolve 17
CDMA 18
Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) 18
Fourth Generation Networks (4G) 18
A Sneak Peek at Broadband Wireless Technologies 19

4. INDUSTRY ORGANIZATIONS & ASSOCIATIONS 20
GSM Association 20
Open Mobile Alliance 20
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) 20
CDMA Development Group 21
European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) 21

5. PRODUCT/SERVICE LAUNCH 22
Velcom Strengthens 3G/3G+ Network Coverage 22
Greenpacket Expands ICM Application to Leading Mobile Platforms 22
Reliance Communications Introduces 3G Network Services 22
ORing Launches IR-711UB Cellular VPN Router 22
Aricent® Launches Total Testing Telecom Testing Service 23
Teletalk to Introduce 3G Mobile Telecommunications Services in
Bangladesh 23
Lemon Mobiles Unveils W100 3G-Enabled Cellphone in India 23
ArmenTel Expands 3G Network Footprint 23
Tele2 Latvia Commences Construction of Base Station 23
Mobile Digital Communications Expands Coverage of 3G Services 24
Astellia Launches Astellia 3G UTRAN Optimization Solution 24
CSL Introduces 3G and 4G Network in Hong Kong 24
MTS Turkmenistan Introduces 3G Network in Ashgabat 25
TeliaSonera and Ncell Introduce 3G Network in Mount Everest Area 25
Azerfon Launches 3G+ service 25
Verizon Wireless to Introduce New 3G Smartphone Prepaid Data
Packages 25
AIS to Launch 3G Data Services 26
Telecel Zimbabwe to Launch 3G Services 26
ArmenTel Introduces HSUPA Technology 26
MTS Belarus Unveils 3G/3.5G Mobile Services 26
Etisalat Unveils New Mobile Business Data Service 27
S Tel to Unveil 3G Services 27
Vimpelcom Launches 3G network in Pskov 27
Islandcom Introduces 3G Network 27
Redknee and VivaCell-MTS Jointly Launch Mobile Broadband Services 27
Cosmote Romania Introduces HSPA+ 3.5G Mobile Network 28
Orange Jordan Introduces 3G+ Network 28
Moldtelecom Launches 3G Network 28
BSNL to Introduce 3G Services in Himachal Pradesh 28
BSNL Launches 3G services in Mangalore 28
Viettel to Introduce 3G Services 29
Orange France to Upgrade HSDPA Networks 29
T-Mobile Upgrades its HSPA network 29
MobiFone to Introduce 3G Services 29
Orange Dominicana to Launch Third Generation Cellular Services 29
Softbank Mobile Selects Ericsson for 3G Network Upgradation 29
Swisscom to Offer Enhanced Broadband Services 30
SFR to Offer Enhanced Broadband Services with Nokia Siemens
Networks 30
RIM and Airtel Introduce BlackBerry Bold 9700 Smartphone 31
Alcatel-Lucent Introduces MC-TRX 31
ZTE Int roduces 3G Modems in Brazil 32
Sierra Wireless to Launch Overdrive3G/4G Mobile Hotspot 32
Verizon Introduces Mobile Broadband for Internet Services 33
BSNL Extends its Third Generation Cellular Services 33
AT&T Introduces 3G Capabilities to its Mobile Broadband Network 33
Ericsson and ST-Ericsson Enters into Joint Venture with
STMicroelectronics 33
Aeroflex Launches PXI 3000 Series Modular Test Platform 34
AT&T Upgrades its 3G Wireless Coverage in Okhlahoma 34
AT&T Strengthens its 3G Wireless Network in Washington 34
AT&T Introduces Third Generation Capabilities to its Mobile
Broadband Network in Charlottesville 34
AT&T Expands its 3G Mobile Broadband Network in Hampton Roads 35
AT&T to Expand its 3G Wireless Coverage in New York 35
Mobily Expands 3G Services in Northern Provinces 35
2degrees to Introduce Third Generation Services 35
MTN Rwanda to Introduce Third Generation Services 35
Mobile Operators Launch 3G Services 36
Lao Telecommunication Company Introduces 3G Mobile Phone Services 36
Econet Wireless to Introduce 3G Mobile Phone Services 36
China Unicom Unveils 3G Mobile Phone Music Service 36
BSNL to Introduce 3G Mobile Phone Services 36
Vinaphone to Introduce 3G Mobile Phone Services 37
BSNL to Introduce IPTV, 3G Mobile and WiMax Services 37
Kingdee International Software Introduces 3G Mobile ERP 37
MTN Launches 3.5G Technology in Accra, Tema and Kumasi 37
Mobile TeleSystems Introduces 3G Network 38
Motorola Launches HSPA Wireless Module 38
BSNL Introduces 3G Mobile System in Orissa 38
BSNL Introduces 3G Mobile Phone Services in Various Indian Cities 38
Zain Introduces 3G Mobile Services in Nigeria 39
Sony Ericsson Launches Sony Ericsson XPERIA X2 3G 39
LG Launches LG GM750 through Vodafone 39
True Move Introduces New Models of iPhone 3G S Wi-Fi 39
T-Mobile Introduces Samsung Gravity 2 40
LG Introduces Worlds First 3G Watchphone through Orange in
France 40
LG to Launch Viewty Smart LG-GC900 in India 40
INQ Mobile Launches 3G Social Mobiles with Twitter and Media Sync 41
HTC Launches HTC Touch Diamond2 in India 41
Nokia to Launch 3G Mobile Handset Models in China 42
Info2cell.com Introduces 3.5G Services Range 42
Vodafone Turkey to Unveil Vodafone 3G + Technology 42
Ericsson and EMOBILE Introduce HSPA Evolution-Based Network 42
Wi-Ex Incorporated Unveils Signal Boosters 43
China Mobile Launches Ophone 43
Vodafone Expands 3G Network Coverage 44
T-Mobile Launches myTouch 3G Phone 44
Turkcell Introduces 3G Services and Products 44
Avea to Unveil 3G Technology 44
NewStream Develops 3G Wireless Network Video Server 44
Rogers Unveils Mobile Internet Ready Netbooks 45
Nokia Introduces 3G-Enabled Phone in South Korean Market 45
Acer to Launch Acer DX900 45
Samsung to Introduce 3G Handsets in China 46
Sony Ericsson to Introduce TD-SCDMA Handset 46
ZTE and TMN Launch tmn Bluebelt Smartphone 46
ViewSonic to Introduce 3G Handsets in China 47
ZTE Introduces New 3G Product Range 47
Oman Mobile and Nokia Launch 3.5G Mobile Phones 47
Pantech and KDDI Launch Pantech-au NS02 47
Aigo and China Techfaith Introduce Nine Mobile Phones 47
Intermec Unveils CN50 Mobile Computer 48
Zeebo Launches Wireless 3G Videogame Console 48
Sonera Unveils Mobile Broadband-Services 48
PROLiNK Unveils 3.5 G Routers and Modems 49
Virgin Mobile Unveils 3G Broadband Service 49
Intermec Launches CN4 and CN50 49
Beijing Telecom to Launch 3G-Phones 50
BASE to Unveil 3 G Services 50
Huawei and China Telecom Unveils 3G CDMA Services 50
Orange Unveils 3G Solutions 50
MTN Unveils 3.5G Services 51
Oman Mobile Unveils 3.5G Services 51
Samsung Launches 3.5 G Galaxy i7500 Smartphone and Samsung Jet 51
Samsung Unveils Star 3G, Samsung Star and Beat DJ 52
MTNL and Micromax Unveils H360 Handset 52
Motorola to Unveil FR6000 and FR68 Mobile Phones 52
T-Mobile Unveils Sidekick LX 53
Sprint Launches 3G/4G USB U301 53
Sprint Introduces DellTM InspironTM Mini 10 53
Samsung Telecommunications America and Sprint to Launch
Samsung MomentTM 54
SmarTone Macau to Introduce 3G services 55
HTC and Sprint to Launch HTC Hero™ 55
Sprint Unveils New BlackBerry® TourTM Smartphone 56
Sony Ericsson to Introduce JavaTM Platform into Entry 3G
Portfolio 56
Palm to Launch TreoTM Pro Smart phone 57
Nextep Unveils 3GConnect Mobile Access Service 57
Pocket Communications Selects Nortel to Introduce 3G CDMA Network 58

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 59
China Mobile, KT and NTT DoCoMo Ink Strategic Cooperation
Framework Agreement 59
TeliaSonera Selects Huawei Technologies 59
MegaFon Selects Alcatel-Lucent for Building 3G/2G Converged
Network 59
M1 Purchases Omni-Q Service Assurance System from Radcom 60
Deutsche Telekom Selects ACE MX Wireless Channel Emulator of
Azimuth Systems 60
BSNL Selects ITI 60
SFR Chooses Alcatel-Lucent for Expanding its 3G/2G Network 60
Latelz to Merge with Applifine 61
Etisalat Nigeria Acquires Local 3G Operator 61
MTS Collaborates with Comstar 61
Intel to Purchase WLS Unit from Infineon Technologies 61
Nujira Inks License Agreement with Tier 1 Semiconductor Supplier 62
Maxis to Invest in 3G Network Upgradation 62
Bharti Airtel Collaborates with Apple 62
Wyless Collaborates with DataJack 62
Beijing Mobile Selects Nokia Siemens Networks for Enhanced 3G
Services 62
Nokia Siemens Networks Bags Contract from Bharti Airtel 63
Airvana and Hitachi Selected by KDDI to Provide 3G Femtocells 63
Togo Cellulaire Signs a Contract with Alcatel-Lucent 64
Alcatel-Lucent Deploys 3G+ Network of SRR 64
Nokia Siemens Networks Bags Contract in Macau 65
Nokia Siemens Networks Bags Contract from Telenor 65
Nokia Siemens Networks Bags 3G Contract from VMS MobiFone 65
Avea Selects Huawei Technologies for 3G Network 66
BSNL and Ericsson to Roll-Out 3G Services 66
Bharti Airtel Lanka Launches Services in Sri Lanka 66
Azimuth Systems, RDT Equipment & Systems Sign Agreement 67
NTT DoCoMo Partially Acquires PacketVideo 67
Cosmote Purchases Telemobil 67
AT&T to Expand 3G Coverage in America 67
Verizon Wireless Expands Network 67
China Mobile Enters into Partnership with ST-Ericsson 68
Ixia to Take Over Catapult Communications Corp 68
Shanghai Telecom, The9 to Jointly Promote 3G Service 68
LG Electronics to Supply 3G Mobiles in China 68
Telecom NZ Unveils Telecom XT 69
BSNL Enters into Alliance with Nokia 69
Samsung Enters into Partnership with BSNL, MTNL 69
China Telecom Launches 3G Mobile Services 69
Arqiva Signs Agreement with Mobile Broadband Network 70
DTAC Enters into Partnership with Vodafone for 3G Services 70
Qiao Xing Mobile, Techfaith Wireless Ink Agreement 70
China Unicom Inks Agreement with Ericsson for WCDMA Services 70
Ericsson Signs Agreement with Vodafone for RAN Service 70
AT&T Inks Definitive Agreement with Verizon Wireless 71
Hutchison Telecommunications, Vodafone to Merge
Telecommunications Operations 71
Hitachi Establishes New Manufacturing Facility 72
NEC Introduces 3G LTE Base Station 72
NTT DoCoMo to Purchase Stake in Tata Teleservices 72
Etisalat Inks Agreement with Huawei 72
Alpha Micro Components and Sierra Wireless Sign Agreement 72
BT Inks Agreement with T-Mobile and 3 UK 73
Millicom International Cellular to Purchase Amnet
Telecommunications 73
Ericsson Bags Contract from Meteor Mobile Communications 73
NEC and Alcatel-Lucent Enter into Collaboration 74
Nokia Siemens Networks Provides 3G Network to T-2 74
KT Freetel, NTT DoCoMo to Purchase Interest in U-Mobile 74
Dell Collaborates with Ericsson 74
Vodafone to Ramp Up Speed of 3G Mobile Broadband 75
BASE Plans to Launch HSPA Services 75
Motorolas Business Unit Wins 3G Network Order from Vinaphone 75
Telenor to Launch Apples iPhone 3G 75
China Telecom Enters Into Partnership with CASC 76
DAVE Wireless Signs Agreement with Ericsson to Fabricate its
3G Network 76
Best Buy Collaborates With China Unicom 76
MTS and Rogers Ink Agreement 76
ZTE Inks Agreement with Willcom 77
Etisalat and Reliance Communications Sign Agreement 77
MTNL to Franchise to Sell 3G Service 77
Airvana Enters Into Agreement with Sprint 78
Huawei to Fabricate Vodafones 3G Network 78
Motorola and China Mobile Ink Agreement 78
SmrtGuard Enters Into Alliance with Indosat 79
Alcatel-Lucent Inks Two 3G Framework Agreements 79
HTC Enters Into Partnership with Etisalat 80
TOT to Upgrade 3G network 80
China Unicom to Set Up Joint Venture with SARFT 81
Ericsso n Inks Agreement with Telkomsel Selular Indonesia 81
Nokia Siemens Networks Inks Agreement with Chinese Mobile
Companies 81
STMicroelectronics Enters into Joint Venture with Ericsson 81
Ericsson Secures Contract from M BILLIONL 82
Huawei Technologies Inks Agreement with Vodafone Group 82
China Unicom Signs Agreement with Telefonica de Espana 82
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Enters into Partnership with
Teknologi Riset Global 82
Huawei Technologies Inks Agreement with Total Access
Communication Public 83
Fonix Corporation Acquires Gaozhi Software Systems Limited 83
NexAira Signs Agreement with D&H Distributing 83
ICBC Enters into Partnership with Chinese Telecom Companies 83
Hanwang Technology to Enter into Partnership with China Mobile 83
Shanghai Unicom Selects GeoSentric Oyj for Providing GyPSii
Mobile SNS Service 84
Nokia Siemens Networks Bags Contract from Viettel Corporation 84
Ericsson Inks Agreement with Telefonica O2 UK 84
Hutchison 3 Group Inks Agreement with Ceragon Networks 84

7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS 86
Service Providers 86
AT&T (USA) 86
China Mobile Limited (China) 86
China Telecom Corporation Limited (China) 86
China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited (China) 86
KDDI Corp. (Japan) 87
NTT DoCoMo, Inc (Japan) 87
SK Telecom (Korea) 87
T-Mobile International AG & Co. KG (Germany) 88
Vodafone Group Plc. (UK) 88
Manufacturers and Suppliers of Infrastructure/ Terminal Devices 88
Alcatel-Lucent (France) 88
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (China) 89
LG Electronics, Inc. (Korea) 89
Motorola, Inc (USA) 89
Nokia Siemens Networks (Finland) 90
Qualcomm Incorporated (USA) 90
Samsung Electronics (South Korea) 90
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Sweden) 90
ZTE Corporation (China) 91

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 92

By Number of Subscribers 92

Table 3: Global Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
3G/3.5G by Geographic Region/Country - North America, Europe,
Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in Millions
for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 92

Table 4: Global 10-Year Perspective for 3G/3.5G by Geographic
Region- Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscribers for
North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest
of World Markets for Years 2008, 2011 & 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 93

Table 5: Global Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
WCDMA Pathway by Geographic Markets - North America, Europe,
Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in Millions
for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 94

Table 6: Global 10-Year Perspective for WCDMA Pathway by
Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of Number of
Subscribers for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin
America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2008, 2011 &
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 95

Table 7: Global Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
CDMA Pathway by Geographic Markets - North America, Europe,
Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in Millions
for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 96

Table 8: Global 10-Year Perspective for CDMA Pathway by
Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of Number of
Subscribers for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin
America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2008, 2011 &
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 97

By Handset Sale 98

Table 9: Global Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
3G/3.5G Enabled Handsets by Geographic Region - North
America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of
World Independently Analyzed by Unit Sales (In Million Units)
for Years 2008 Through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 98

Table 10: Global 10-Year Perspective for 3G/3.5G Enabled
Handsets by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit
Shipments for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin
America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2008, 2011 &
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 99

Table 11: Global Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
WCDMA Pathway Handsets by Geographic Region - North America,
Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World
Independently Analyzed by Unit Sales (In Million Units) for
Years 2008 Through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 100

Table 12: Global 10-Year Perspective for WCDMA Pathway
Handsets by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit
Shipments for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin
America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2008, 2011 &
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 101

Table 13: Global Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
CDMA Pathway Handsets by Geographic Region - North America,
Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World
Independently Analyzed by Unit Sales (In Million Units) for
Years 2008 Through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 102

Table 14: Global 10-Year Perspective for CDMA Pathway
Handsets by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit
Shipments for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin
America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2008, 2011 &
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 103

9. NORTH AMERICA 104
A.Market Analysis 104
Outlook 104
Focus on the United States Market 104
B. Market Analysis 105
Table 15: North America Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for 3G/3.5G by Technology - WCDMA Pathway, and CDMA
Pathway Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of
Subscribers in Millions for Years 2008 through 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 105

Table 16: North America 10-Year Perspective fo 3G/3.5G by
Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscribers
for WCDMA Pathway and CDMA Pathway Markets for Years 2008,
2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 106

Table 17: North American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for 3G/3.5G Enabled Handsets by Technology - WCDMA
Pathway Handset, and CDMA Pathway Handset Markets Breakdown
of Handset Shipments in Millions Units for Years 2008
through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 107

Table 18: North American 10-Year Perspective for 3G/3.5G
Enabled Handsets by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of
Unit Shipments for WCDMA Pathway Handset and CDMA Pathway
Handset Markets for Years 2008, 2011 & 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 108

10. EUROPE 109
A.Market Analysis 109
Outlook 109
Eastern Europe - A Special Focus 109
Key Regional Markets 109
Hungary 109
Competitive Scenario 110
Romania 110
Russia 110
Turkey 110
Ukraine 111
B.Market Analytics 111
Table 19: Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
3G/3.5G by Technology - WCDMA Pathway, and CDMA Pathway
Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscribers in
Millions for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 111

Table 20: European 10-Year Perspective for 3G/3.5G by
Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscribers
for WCDMA Pathway and CDMA Pathway Markets for Years 2008,
2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 112

Table 21: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for 3G/3.5G Enabled Handsets by Technology - WCDMA Pathway
Handset, and CDMA Pathway Handset Markets Breakdown of
Handset Shipments in Millions Units for Years 2008 through
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 113

Table 22: European10-Year Perspective for 3G/3.5G Enabled
Handsets by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Unit
Shipments for WCDMA Pathway Handset and CDMA Pathway Handset
Markets for Years 2008, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 114

11. ASIA-PACIFIC 115
A.Market Analysis 115
Outlook 115
China - The Most Prominent Market 115
Chinese Telecom Market on a Roll 115
3G Market Takes Off 115
A Comparison of 3G Technologies 116
China 3G Supply Chain 116
Outlook 117
Competitive Landscape: The Clash of Titans 117
Pricing Pressures 118
Increased Spending on Wireless Infrastructure Equipment 118
3G Mobile Handset Market 119
3G Handset Market Gets Boost From Subsidies 119
Table 23: China 3G Terminal Market (2010): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Device Type (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 119
Market Share Statistics: 120
Table 24: China 3G Market (2011F): Percentage Share
Breakdown by Key Telecom Operators - China Telecom, China
Mobile, and China Unicom (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 120

Table 25: Percentage Share Breakdown Mobile Network
Spending by Technology in China for the years 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 120
Future Trends 120
Shanghai Hosts the Rollover to 4G 120
India 121
3G Opportunity: India vs. China 121
3G Operators Switch Focus From Urban to Rural Areas 122
Table 26: Indian 3G Connections (2013F): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Connections by Service Areas (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 122

Table 27: Indian 3G Market (2013F): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Connections for Key Operators (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 122

Table 28: Percentage Share Breakdown Mobile Network
Spending by Technology in India for the years 2009 & 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 123
Key Challenges: Affordability, Availability & Competition 123
Australian Market - An Overview 124
South Korea: Prioritizing Moves 124
Rest of Asia-Pacific 124
B.Market Analytics 125
Table 29: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for 3G/3.5G by Technology - WCDMA Pathway, and CDMA
Pathway Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of
Subscribers in Millions for Years 2008 through 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 125

Table 30: Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for 3G/3.5G by
Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscribers
for WCDMA Pathway and CDMA Pathway Markets for Years 2008,
2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 126

Table 31: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for 3G/3.5G Enabled Handsets by Technology - WCDMA
Pathway Handset, and CDMA Pathway Handset Markets Breakdown
of Handset Shipments in Millions Units for Years 2008
through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 127

Table 32: Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for 3G/3.5G
Enabled Handsets by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of
Unit Shipments for WCDMA Pathway Handset and CDMA Pathway
Handset Markets for Years 2008, 2011 & 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 128

12. LATIN AMERICA 129
A.Market Analysis 129
Outlook 129
Market Overview 129
Mexico 129
B.Market Analytics 130
Table 33: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for 3G/3.5G by Technology - WCDMA Pathway, and CDMA
Pathway Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of
Subscribers in Millions for Years 2008 through 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 130

Table 34: Latin American 10-Year Perspective for 3G/3.5G by
Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscribers
for WCDMA Pathway and CDMA Pathway Markets for Years 2008,
2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 131

Table 35: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for 3G/3.5G Enabled Handsets by Technology - WCDMA
Pathway Handset, and CDMA Pathway Handset Markets Breakdown
of Handset Shipments in Millions Units for Years 2008
through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 132

Table 36: Latin American 10-Year Perspective for 3G/3.5G
Enabled Handsets by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of
Unit Shipments for CDMA Pathway Handset and CDMA Pathway
Handset Markets for Years 2008, 2011 & 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 133

13. REST OF WORLD 134
A.Market Analysis 134
Africa 134
United Arab Emirate 134
B.Market Analytics 135
Table 37: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for 3G/3.5G by Technology - WCDMA Pathway, and CDMA
Pathway Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of
Subscribers in Millions for Years 2008 through 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 135

Table 38: Rest of World 10-Year Perspective for 3G/3.5G by
Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscribers
for WCDMA Pathway and CDMA Pathway Markets for Years 2008,
2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 136

Table 39: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for 3G/3.5G Enabled Handsets by Technology - WCDMA
Pathway Handset, and CDMA Pathway Handset Markets Breakdown
of Handset Shipments in Millions Units for Years 2008
through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 137

Table 40: Rest of World 10-Year Perspective for 3G/3.5G
Enabled Handsets by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of
Unit Shipments for CDMA Pathway Handset and CDMA Pathway
Handset Markets for Years 2008, 2011 & 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 138

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 95 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 99)

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Region/Country Players
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The United States 21
Canada 5
Japan 7
Europe 24
France 3
Germany 1
The United Kingdom 3
Spain 2
Rest of Europe 15
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 35
Latin America 1
Africa 2
Middle-East 4
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