Mobile Carriers Face Cell Phone Saturation

Medford, Cassimir
February 2008
Red Herring;2/8/2008, p4
Trade Publication
This article focuses on the saturated mobile phone market in the U.S. It expects a two percent drop in U.S. subscriber growth rate by 2012, according to research firm Analysys. In 2007, the market reached a penetration rate of 85 percent. There is a need for carriers to push services for Internet-connected mobile devices other than mobile phones, Analysys claim. Mike Manzo of Openet points out that cell phone penetration exceeeds the population by a factor of 40 percent in some places.


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