Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM): Market Research Report

Date: July 22, 2009
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Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM): Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) in Millions of US$ by the following technology segments: 2G & 2.5G (including GSM, GPRS & EDGE), and 3G (including WCDMA & HSPA).

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Latin America, and Africa.

Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2006 through 2015.

The report profiles 311 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as America Movil S.A.B. DE C.V., AT&T Mobility LLC, Bharti Airtel Limited, Deutsche Telekom Group, T-Mobile International AG & Co. KG, France Telecom, Orange Plc., Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited, Mobile TeleSystems OJSC, NTT DoCoMo, Inc., Rogers Communications, Inc., Telefónica SA, Movistar, Telecom Italia S.p.A, Verizon Communications, Inc., Verizon Wireless, Vodafone Group Plc., Dynacard Co.Ltd, Gemalto NV, Giesecke & Devrient GmbH, Incard S.A, NovaCard, Oberthur Technologies, Sagem Orga GmbH, Alcatel-Lucent, Amoi Electronics Co.Ltd, Arima Communication Corp, Compal Communications, Inc., Ericsson, Huawei Technologies Co.Ltd., LG Electronics, Inc., Motorola, Inc., NEC Corporation, Nokia Corporation, Nokia Siemens Networks, Nortel Networks Corporation, Samsung Electronics, and TCL Corporation.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.
I.INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
GSM Subscription Segments
SIM Cards for 2G and 2.5G GSM Services
UICC – Smart Card for 3G Services

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Introduction
Developing Markets Sustain Growth of GSM
GSM Operators Endure Dismal Revenues
Global Market Overview
Current & Future Analysis
Subscriber Identity Module
Universal Integrated Circuit Card
GSM – The Undisputed Leader

Table 1. Global Mobile Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions by Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Global Deployed Base Stations

Table 2. Global Total Deployed Base Stations (2007 & 2008): Percentage Breakdown of Number of Deployed Base Stations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. MARKET TRENDS AND ISSUES

Non-GSM Operators Migrate to GSM
Operators Use New Structure to Simplify Roaming Agreements
Multiple Subscriptions Become Inevitable
Integrated Applications Impel Growth of 3GSM
Popularity of Traditional SMS Remains Strong
Prepaid Customers Continue to Exceed Post Paid Customers
GSMA Initiatives Reduce Hardware Prices
Voice Revenues Continue to Decline
Radio Spectrum Resources are Depleting
Number Portability Keeps Smart Card Manufacturers Guessing
Mobile Penetration Rates Exceed 100% in Advanced Markets
Mobile Phones Enable Safe Money Transfer
Growing Acceptance of WCDMA Video Mail Solutions
WCDMA Handsets Offer GPS Services
GSM Expands Its Services to Machine-To-Machine Communication
Home Pricing Principle to Pull Down Roaming Rates
Smart Card Manufacturers Change Strategies
Handset Manufacturers Prefer Local Smart Card Providers
Price Factors Overtake Quality Factors

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Global System for Mobile Communications
GSM Subscriptions – The Intangible Products
GSM Subscription Segments
Smart Card – The Key to Mobile Communication
SIM – Smart Card for 2G and 2.5G Services
UICC – Smart Card for 3G Services
History of GSM
GSM Ahead of CDMA
CDMA – No Mean Technology
GSM Specifications – The Basic Parameters
Access Method
Modulation
Speech Coder
Frequency Band
Channel Separation
Duplex Distance
Transmission Rate
Overview of GSM Infrastructure Systems
Mobile Station
Base Station Systems
Network and Switching Systems
Operation and Support System
Geographic Units of GSM Network
Cells
Location Areas
MSC/VLR Service Area
PLMN Area
Basic GSM Services and Features
Roaming
Voice Mailing
DTMF
Short Message Service
Cell Broadcasting
Fax Mail
Group III Facsimile
Secondary Services
Services Continue to Evolve
Evolution of 3G Standards
Migration of GSM from 2G to 3G
High-Speed Circuit Switched Data (HSCSD)
General Packet Radio System (GPRS)
Major Technical Upgrades for GPRS
Enhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution (EDGE)
Technology Changes for EDGE
Wideband CDMA – The Dawn of 3G Services
Important Features of WCDMA
WCDMA – Not a CDMA2000 Version
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Major General HSPA Features
High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA)
High Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA)
HSPA Continues to Evolve

4. PRODUCT/SERVICE LAUNCHES

Sagem Orga Launches New SIM Cards
T-Mobile Launches EDGE Network
Quebecor Launches New Cellular Phone Network
Globacom Launches HSPA Network
Telcel Launches HSDPA
Etisalat Nigeria Commences Commercial Services
Tata Teleservices to Introduce GSM Services
Global Payments Introduces New Mobile Payment Service
Huawei Unveils New Products
Kyocera to Introduce GSM Phones
Nokia Siemens Networks Introduces Dual Carrier EDGE Solution
HTC Launches New Mobile Phone
HTC Unveils New Touch™ 3G for Complete Mobile Experience
Samsung and Alcatel-Lucent Unveil Device-Plus- Infrastructure Solution
MTN Launches MIM Service
China Unicom Launches GPRS Data Services
Vivatel Offers 3G Services
Blue Ocean Wireless Unveils GSM Network for Merchant Vessels
Etisalat Launches GSM Operations
Mascom Introduces Mobile Internet
China Mobile to Roll Out EDGE Service
T3G and NXP Introduce New Handset
Motorola to Introduce New High-End Cellular Phone
China TechFaith Introduces New Dual Mode Phone
HTC Launches Powerful New 3.5G Touch Dual™ Device
HTC Launches Touch™ Mobile Phone
Ericsson Introduces Local Call-Switching Across GSM Base Stations
Ericsson Launches FemtoCell Solution
Meridian Mobile Launches Fly GSM Mobile Phones
Intex Technologies Launches Three GSM Mobile Phones
Nortel Unveils New All-IP Product Line
Oberthur Launches 512MB SIM Card
Telefonica Moviles and Ericsson Demonstrate HSDPA Services

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Vodafone Acquires Majority Stake in Ghana Telecommunications
Verizon Wireless Completes Acquisition of Rural Cellular
T-Mobile Snaps Up SunCom Wireless
DoCoMo Acquires Stake in TMIB
Etisalat Purchases Minority Stake in Swan Telecom
VolgaTelecom Acquires Ulyanovsk GSM
VimpelCom Buys Majority Stake in Sotelco
Mobile TeleSystems Acquires Astrakhan Mobile and Mar Mobile
Mobile Tele Systems Takes Over Mobilnye Sistemy Svyazi
NTT DoCoMo to Acquire Minority Stake in BOW
Truphone to Take Over SIM4travel
Cyberhand to Acquire ACTIO Mobile
Turkcell to Buy Majority Stake in BTN
China Unicom Merges with China Netcom
VimpelCom Collaborates with GTEL
NSN Signs Agreement with China Mobile
Sagem Orga Enters into an Agreement with MAT
Ericsson Signs Joint Venture Agreement with STMicroelectronics
NXP and STMicroelectronics Forms ST-NXP
Ericsson Inks Supply Agreement with Digicel
Motorola Signs Vinaphone GSM Network Expansion Contracts
Nortel Bags BSNL Contract
Ericsson Bags SingTel Mobile Network Expansion Contract
Ericsson Bags Digicel GSM/EDGE Supply Contract
Ericsson Bags Meteor WCDMA/HSPA Services Contract
Alcatel-Lucent Secures US$10 Million Contract from TrueMove
Alcatel-Lucent Secures Contract from Africell Burundi
Alcatel-Lucent Signs Contract with MTN Yemen
Unitel Offers Contract to Alcatel-Lucent
Safaricom Enters Into GSM Interconnection Contract with Telkom Kenya
Tusmobil Selects Supply Stations of Nokia Siemens
TIM Brasil Selects Ericsson for Providing WCDMA/HSPA Network
Ericsson Signs Network Expansion Agreements with Chinese Mobile Operators
Warid Telecom Selects Ericsson to Upgrade GSM/GPRS Network
Nokia Siemens Secures Network Expansion Contract from HCPT
VimpelCom and Ericsson Agree to Deploy WCDMA/HSPA Network
SK Telecom to Enter into Partnership with China Unicom
Nokia Siemens Bags Network Expansion Contract
Huawei to Build National GSM Network in Vietnam
Ericsson Secures Contract from Kuzey
Ericsson to Expand GSM Core Network in Bangladesh
Telus and Bell to Construct WCDMA Based Overlay
Huawei to Offer GSM and 3G Network
Ericsson Partners with Siminn to Offer WDCMA/HSPA Network
China Unicom Extends GPRS Roaming Services
Azercell Enters Multiple Roaming Agreements
Ericsson Secures Expansion Deal with Sunrise
Nokia Siemens Secures GSM Capacity Expansion Contract
Digicel Secures License to Operate GSM Network
TELCEL Selects Ericsson to Launch 3G Network
ZTE Bags Mobile Phone Equipment Supply Contract from Maxis Communications
Airtel Signs Contract with Ericsson for GSM Expansion
Haier Enters into Partnership with BSNL for GSM Services
Ericsson Bags Contract for Network Expansion from Hanoi Telecom
R-Com Collaborates with Alcatel-Lucent
ZTE Corporation Enters into Supply Agreement with Vodafone
Trilogy Launches VIVA
Tunisiana Deploys Flexi ISN Solution
Econet to Establish Telecommunication Services
Celcom Partners with Ericsson
Idea Cellular Awards Contract to NSN
Alcatel-Lucent Acquires UTRAN from Nortel
Oberthur Acquires I’M Technologies
AT&T Acquires Edge Wireless
GCI Acquires Alaska Wireless Communications
Mobile TeleSystems Acquires Stakes in International Cell Holding
MTS Takes Over Bashcell
AT&T Acquires Dobson Communications
MTS Acquires Outstanding Stake in Uzdunrobita
China Mobile Communications Acquires Paktel
Aricent Acquires Stake in Cellular Basestation Development Group
VimpelCom Acquires CSK
Orascom Telecom Completes Acquisition of Mobilink
Altimo Completes Acquisition of Sotelco
TeliaSonera Acquires MCT Corp
Saudi Telecom to Acquire Stake in Maxis
SMART Communications to Acquire Stake in Blue Ocean Wireless
CUCL to Acquire Unicom Group Assets in Guizhou
Jabil Circuit Agrees to Acquire Assets in Nokia Siemens
Paivis to Take Over Detroit Phone Cards
Mobistar Signs Agreement to Acquire VOXmobile
Operators Merge Wireless Infrastructure
Blue Ocean and JRC Partner to Provide GSM Communication Services
Eventis Mobile Obtains License for GSM 900/1800 Services
Freedom Wireless Secures MNVO License
Qualcomm Inks WCDMA Licensing Deal with Sagem
QUALCOMM Enters into Licensing Agreement with Lenovo Mobile
Batelco Inks GPRS Roaming Deal with Mobilink Pakistan
Siemens and Nokia Sign Memorandum of Understanding with NEC
Alcatel-Lucent Secures Contract from Celcom
Comfone Includes China in Key2roam Portfolio
Personal Offers Expansion Contract to Ericsson
China Mobile Pakistan Selects Ericsson as Partner in Expansion of Network
Ericsson Provides GSM/GPRS Network Infrastructure to Movistar
Ericsson Signs Contract for GSM Expansion with Idea Cellular
Ericsson Wins Turnkey Contract from BSNL
LGC Wireless Completes First Stage of Deployment
Ericsson Secures GSM/EDGE Contracts from Digicel Group
Ericsson Secures Order for Network Expansion
TeliaSonera to Buy Equipment from Nokia Siemens
Alcatel-Lucent Bags Network Expansion Contract
Orcon Inks Agreement with Vodafone New Zealand
Nokia Wins Network Development Contract from MegaFon
Indosat Extends Contract with Ericsson
Nokia to Invest for Capacity Expansion at Chennai Plant
Idea Cellular Selects Ericsson to Provide GSM Network
Verizon Wireless Plans to Build 4G Network
Motorola Bags Contract to Expand GSM/EDGE Network
Nokia Siemens Networks Bags Contract from Henan Mobile
Ericsson to Upgrade and Expand TMIB’s Network
Rogers Wireless to Expand GSM Network
Uganda Telecom Extends GSM Network
China Mobile Grants US$394 Million Worth Contracts to Motorola
Mubadala Enters into Partnership with Etisalat
China Mobile and Ericsson Enter Network Expansion Agreement
NSN and Idea Cellular Announce GSM Network Expansion Contract
Alcatel and Lucent Merge to Form Alcatel-Lucent
Nokia and Siemens Merge
Oberthur and Diversinet Sign Collaboration Agreement

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

Service Providers
America Movil S.A.B. DE C.V. (Mexico)
AT&T Mobility LLC (US)
Bharti Airtel Limited (India)
Deutsche Telekom Group (Germany)
T-Mobile International AG & Co. KG (Germany)
France Telecom (France)
Orange Plc. (UK)
Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited (Hong Kong)
Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (Russia)
NTT DoCoMo, Inc. (Japan)
Rogers Communications, Inc. (Canada)
Telefonica SA (Spain)
Movistar (Spain)
Telecom Italia S.p.A (Italy)
Verizon Communications, Inc. (US)
Verizon Wireless (US)
Vodafone Group Plc. (UK)
Manufacturers and Suppliers of Smart Cards
Dynacard Co. Ltd (Taiwan)
Gemalto NV (The Netherlands)
Giesecke & Devrient GmbH (Germany)
Incard S.A (Switzerland)
NovaCard (Russia)
Oberthur Technologies (France)
Sagem Orga GmbH (Germany)
Manufacturers and Suppliers of Infrastructure/Handsets
Alcatel-Lucent (France)
Amoi Electronics Co. Ltd (China)
Arima Communication Corp (Taiwan)
Compal Communications, Inc. (Taiwan)
Ericsson (Sweden)
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (China)
LG Electronics, Inc. (Korea)
Motorola, Inc. (US)
NEC Corporation (Japan)
Nokia Corporation (Finland)
Nokia Siemens Networks (Finland)
Nortel Networks Corporation (Canada)
Samsung Electronics (South Korea)
TCL Corporation (China)

7.GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 3. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Geographic Region – North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, Latin America and Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4. World 9-Year Perspective for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) for North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, Latin America and Africa Markets for Years 2007, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 2G & 2.5G GSM by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, Latin America and Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6. World 9-Year Perspective for 2G & 2.5G GSM by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, Latin America and Africa Markets for Years 2007, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 3G GSM by Geographic Region – North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, Latin America and Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. World 9-Year Perspective for Global System for 3G GSM by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) for North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, Latin America and Africa Markets for Years 2007, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. NORTH AMERICA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
GSM Gains Momentum in North America
Product/Service Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
Service Providers
AT&T Mobility LLC (US)
Rogers Communications, Inc. (Canada)
Verizon Communications, Inc. (US)
Verizon Wireless (US)
Manufacturers & Suppliers of Infrastructure/Handsets
Motorola, Inc. (US)
Nortel Networks Corporation (Canada)

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 9. North American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology – 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10. North American 9-Year Perspective for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology – Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) for 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets for Years 2007, 2010 & 2015

2. JAPAN

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

WCDMA Riding on High
Select Players
NTT DoCoMo, Inc. – A Major Service Provider
NEC Corporation - Manufacturer & Supplier of Infrastructure/Handsets

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 11. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 3G Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) Market Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. EUROPE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future AnalysisIII-11End of GSM Era
Dawn of UMTS Era
Smart Card Manufacturers Change Strategies
Home Pricing Principle to Pull Down Roaming Rates
Mobile Voice Volume Exceeds Fixed Voice Volume
Product/Service Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 12. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13. European 9-Year Perspective for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2007, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology – 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. European 9-Year Perspective for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) for 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets for Years 2007, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3A.FRANCE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
France Telecom – A Major Service Provider
Oberthur Technologies – A Manufacturer & Supplier of Smart Cards
Alcatel-Lucent – A Manufacturer & Supplier of Infrastructure/Handsets

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 16. French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology – 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17. French 9-Year Perspective for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) for 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets for Years 2007, 2010 & 2015

3B.GERMANY

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Product/Service Launch
Select Players
Service Providers
Deutsche Telekom Group
T-Mobile International AG & Co. KG
Manufacturers & Suppliers of Smart Cards
Giesecke & Devrient GmbH
Sagem Orga GmbH

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 18. German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology – 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19. German 9-Year Perspective for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology – Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) for 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets for Years 2007, 2010 & 2015

3C.ITALY

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Development
Telecom Italia S.p.A - A Major Service Provider

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 20. Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology – 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. Italian 9-Year Perspective for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology – Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) for 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets for Years 2007, 2010 & 2015

3D.THE UNITED KINGDOM

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Product/Service Launch
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Service Providers
Orange Plc.
Vodafone Group Plc.

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 22. UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology – 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23. UK 9-Year Perspective for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology – Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) for 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets for Years 2007, 2010 & 2015

3E.SPAIN

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Select Service Providers
Telefonica SA
Movistar

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 24. Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology – 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25. Spanish 9-Year Perspective for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology -Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) for 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets for Years 2007, 2010 & 2015

3F.RUSSIA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
Mobile TeleSystems OJSC – A Major Service Provider
NovaCard – A Manufacturer & Supplier of Smart Cards

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 26. Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology – 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27. Russian 9-Year Perspective for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) for 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets for Years 2007, 2010 & 2015

3G.REST OF EUROPE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Product/Service Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
Manufacturers & Suppliers of Smart Cards
Gemalto NV (The Netherlands)
Incard S.A (Switzerland)
Manufacturers & Suppliers of Infrastructure/ Handsets
Ericsson (Sweden)
Nokia Corporation (Finland)
Nokia Siemens Networks (Finland)

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 28. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology – 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29. Rest of Europe 9-Year Perspective for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology – Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) for 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets for Years 2007, 2010 & 2015

4. ASIA-PACIFIC

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Robust Economy Impels GSM Growth
Asia-Pacific – The Global GSM Activity Hub

3G SERVICES TAKE TIME TO TAKEOFF

China
Government Tightens Procedure for Prepaid Customers
Handset Manufacturers Prefer Local Smart Card Providers
India
Lucrative GSM Market

Table 30. Indian Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) Market (2005-2008): Net Additions of GSM Subscribers in Thousands (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31. Leading Players in Indian GSM Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscribers for Airtel, Vodafone Essar, BSNL IDEA and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Vietnam
Telecommunication Entities Favor GSM Expansion
Product/Service Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
Service Providers
Bharti Airtel Limited (India)
Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited (Hong Kong)
Manufacturers and Suppliers of Infrastructure/ Handsets
Amoi Electronics Co. Ltd (China)
Arima Communication Corp (Taiwan)
Compal Communications, Inc. (Taiwan)
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (China)
LG Electronics, Inc. (Korea)
Samsung Electronics (South Korea)
TCL Corporation (China)
Manufacturer & Supplier of Smart Cards
Dynacard Co. Ltd (Taiwan)

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 32. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology – 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33. Asia-Pacific 9-Year Perspective for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) for 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets for Years 2007, 2010 & 2015

5. MIDDLE EAST

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Hyperactive GSM Markets
Product/Service Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 34. Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology – 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35. Middle East 9-Year Perspective for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) for 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets for Years 2007, 2010 & 2015

6. LATIN AMERICA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Strong Growth Markets
Argentina
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Mexico
Peru
Venezuela
Exorbitant Taxes Impede Growth of GSM
Product/Service Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
America Movil S.A.B. DE C.V. – A Major Mexican Service Provider

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 36. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology – 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets Independently Analyzed with Numbe of Subscriptions (Cumulative) in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37. Latin American 9-Year Perspective for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology – Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) for 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets for Years 2007, 2010 & 2015

7.AFRICA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Africa is Faster than the Americas
Scope of 3GSM in Africa
Price Factors Overtake Quality Factors
Product/Service Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 38. African Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology – 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39. African 9-Year Perspective for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by Technology – Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions (Cumulative) for 2G & 2.5G , and 3G Markets for Years 2007, 2010 & 2015

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 311 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 431)
Region/CountryPlayers
The United States
Canada
Japan
Europe146
France
Germany
The United Kingdom
Italy
Spain
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)114
Latin America
Africa
Middle East
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