Metric: 3.5M cellular base station units by 2009

According to researcher In-Stat, the cellular base station market could be in for a resurgence in the next few years. The firm predicts that the number of cellular base station units could grow from 1.8 million in 2004 to 3.5 million in 2009. In-Stat predicts that the growth in base stations will be driven by 3G, continued growth of subscribers, base station upgrades, and the need for increased cellular network capacity.

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