By The Numbers

June 2008
Wireless Week;6/1/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p26
Trade Publication
The article presents some statistics pertaining to the use of telecommunication devices. The results of a survey showed that 54% of 8-to-12-year olds will own cellular telephones by 2009, A Datamonitor report revealed that global enterprise expenditure on mobile devices will nearly triple by 2012. Lists of the top 10 smartphone devices in the U.S. market in April and May 2008 are presented.


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