Broadband Quality, Not Penetration, Leads to Different Rankings

Broadband speeds in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, India, Ireland, Italy, Greece, Spain and the U.K. are not up to date when it comes to speedy broadband services available to consumers. These countries are hardly keeping pace with the demands of web based applications and video services, whose bandwidth needs are expected to only rise, according […]

Africa: World’s Fastest Growing Mobile Market

As of this year, China and India may have the world’s largest mobile markets, but the African continent is catching up fast. As of mid-2007, there were over 231 million mobile subscribers. This represents an increase of 45 per cent year-on-year, a rate that has made the continent the world’s single fastest-growing regional mobile market.

India Due to Have Second-Largest Mobile Subscriber Base

India’s rapidly growing mobile subscriber base passed the 250 million mark, according to a press release from the Telecom Regulatory Authority Of India. With a monthly growth of 8-9 million mobile phone users, India is expected to surpass the U.S. soon, which currently has 260.50 million subscribers. China tops the wireless network market with a […]