3 Billion 3G Mobile Broadband Users in 5 Years

At the recent Broadband World Forum in Paris, Ericsson CEO, Hans Vestberg, made some predictions regarding the take up of 3G Mobile Broadband. He claims there will be over three billion 3G mobile broadband subscribers worldwide in the next five years. Currently there are over 4 billion 3G mobile users worldwide and by 2014 there will be 7 billion 3G mobile users.

He predicted how the telecoms industry is evolving and none more so in mobile broadband. He made a point of saying that the numbers above for mobile broadband is likely to include some users who have more than one SIM e.g. mobile and mobile broadband. He sees mobile broadband opportunities over the next five years as substantial. Article