Metric: Canadian wireless market equals US market in 2002

According to a recent study by Statistics Canada, the Canadian wireless market lags behind the US by three years. For every 100 Canadians, 47 are mobile phone users, a rate comparable to the US market in 2002. The study found subscribers surpassed the 15 million mark during the first quarter of this year, a 10.9 percent increase from a year ago. The study also concluded that wireless operators' revenue surged to $2.5 billion in the first quarter, up 16 percent from a year ago.

For more on Canada's wireless market growth:
- scroll through this article in the National Post