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TABLE OF CONTENTS


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   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Quantitative Techniques & Analytics.....I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study.....I-3
  
   GSM Subscription Segments.....I-4
SIM Cards for 2G and 2.5G GSM Services.....I-4
  
   UICC – Smart Card for 3G Services.....I-5  
   Introduction.....II-1
Developing Markets Sustain Growth of GSM.....II-1
1$100
   GSM Operators Endure Dismal Revenues.....II-2
Global Market Overview.....II-2
Current & Future Analysis.....II-2
1$100
   Subscriber Identity Module.....II-3
Universal Integrated Circuit Card.....II-3
1$100
   GSM – The Undisputed Leader.....II-4
Table 1: Global Mobile Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions by Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-4
1$350
   Global Deployed Base Stations.....II-5
Table 2: Global Total Deployed Base Stations (2007 & 2008): Percentage Breakdown of Number of Deployed Base Stations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-5
1$350
   Non-GSM Operators Migrate to GSM.....II-6
Operators Use New Structure to Simplify Roaming Agreements.....II-6
Multiple Subscriptions Become Inevitable.....II-6
Integrated Applications Impel Growth of 3GSM.....II-6
1$100
   Popularity of Traditional SMS Remains Strong.....II-7
Prepaid Customers Continue to Exceed Post Paid Customers.....II-7
GSMA Initiatives Reduce Hardware Prices.....II-7
1$100
   Voice Revenues Continue to Decline.....II-8
Radio Spectrum Resources are Depleting.....II-8
Number Portability Keeps Smart Card Manufacturers Guessing.....II-8
1$100
   Mobile Penetration Rates Exceed 100% in Advanced Markets.....II-9
Mobile Phones Enable Safe Money Transfer.....II-9
Growing Acceptance of WCDMA Video Mail Solutions.....II-9
WCDMA Handsets Offer GPS Services.....II-9
1$100
   GSM Expands Its Services to Machine-To-Machine Communication.....II-10
Home Pricing Principle to Pull Down Roaming Rates.....II-10
Smart Card Manufacturers Change Strategies.....II-10
Handset Manufacturers Prefer Local Smart Card Providers.....II-10
1$100
   Price Factors Overtake Quality Factors.....II-11
1$100
   Global System for Mobile Communications.....II-12
GSM Subscriptions – The Intangible Products.....II-12
GSM Subscription Segments.....II-12
1$100
   Smart Card – The Key to Mobile Communication.....II-131$100
   SIM – Smart Card for 2G and 2.5G Services.....II-14
UICC – Smart Card for 3G Services.....II-14
1$100
   History of GSM.....II-151$100
   GSM Ahead of CDMA.....II-16
CDMA – No Mean Technology.....II-16
1$100
   GSM Specifications – The Basic Parameters.....II-17
Access Method.....II-17
Modulation.....II-17
Speech Coder.....II-17
1$100
   Frequency Band.....II-18
Channel Separation.....II-18
Duplex Distance.....II-18
Transmission Rate.....II-18
Overview of GSM Infrastructure Systems.....II-18
Mobile Station.....II-18
Base Station Systems.....II-18
1$100
   Network and Switching Systems.....II-19
Operation and Support System.....II-19
Geographic Units of GSM Network.....II-19
Cells.....II-19
1$100
   Location Areas.....II-20
MSC/VLR Service Area.....II-20
PLMN Area.....II-20
Basic GSM Services and Features.....II-20
Roaming.....II-20
Voice Mailing.....II-20
DTMF.....II-20
1$100
   Short Message Service.....II-21
Cell Broadcasting.....II-21
Fax Mail.....II-21
Group III Facsimile.....II-21
Secondary Services.....II-21
Services Continue to Evolve.....II-21
1$100
   Evolution of 3G Standards.....II-22
Migration of GSM from 2G to 3G.....II-22
1$100
   High-Speed Circuit Switched Data (HSCSD).....II-23
General Packet Radio System (GPRS).....II-23
1$100
   Major Technical Upgrades for GPRS.....II-24
Enhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution (EDGE).....II-24
Technology Changes for EDGE.....II-24
1$100
   Wideband CDMA – The Dawn of 3G Services.....II-25
Important Features of WCDMA.....II-25
1$100
   WCDMA – Not a CDMA2000 Version.....II-26
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA).....II-26
Major General HSPA Features.....II-26
High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA).....II-26
1$100
   High Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA).....II-27
HSPA Continues to Evolve.....II-27
1$100
   Sagem Orga Launches New SIM Cards.....II-28
T-Mobile Launches EDGE Network.....II-28
Quebecor Launches New Cellular Phone Network.....II-28
Globacom Launches HSPA Network.....II-28
Telcel Launches HSDPA.....II-28
1$100
   Etisalat Nigeria Commences Commercial Services.....II-29
Tata Teleservices to Introduce GSM Services.....II-29
Global Payments Introduces New Mobile Payment Service.....II-29
1$100
   Huawei Unveils New Products.....II-30
Kyocera to Introduce GSM Phones.....II-30
Nokia Siemens Networks Introduces Dual Carrier EDGE Solution.....II-30
HTC Launches New Mobile Phone.....II-30
1$100
   HTC Unveils New Touch™ 3G for Complete Mobile Experience.....II-31
Samsung and Alcatel-Lucent Unveil Device-Plus- Infrastructure Solution.....II-31
MTN Launches MIM Service.....II-31
1$100
   China Unicom Launches GPRS Data Services.....II-32
Vivatel Offers 3G Services.....II-32
Blue Ocean Wireless Unveils GSM Network for Merchant Vessels.....II-32
Etisalat Launches GSM Operations.....II-32
Mascom Introduces Mobile Internet.....II-32
China Mobile to Roll Out EDGE Service.....II-32
T3G and NXP Introduce New Handset.....II-32
1$100
   Motorola to Introduce New High-End Cellular Phone.....II-33
China TechFaith Introduces New Dual Mode Phone.....II-33
HTC Launches Powerful New 3.5G Touch Dual™ Device.....II-33
1$100
   HTC Launches Touch™ Mobile Phone.....II-34
Ericsson Introduces Local Call-Switching Across GSM Base Stations.....II-34
Ericsson Launches FemtoCell Solution.....II-34
1$100
   Meridian Mobile Launches Fly GSM Mobile Phones.....II-35
Intex Technologies Launches Three GSM Mobile Phones.....II-35
Nortel Unveils New All-IP Product Line.....II-35
Oberthur Launches 512MB SIM Card.....II-35
1$100
   Telefónica Móviles and Ericsson Demonstrate HSDPA Services.....II-36
1$100
   Vodafone Acquires Majority Stake in Ghana Telecommunications.....II-37
Verizon Wireless Completes Acquisition of Rural Cellular.....II-37
T-Mobile Snaps Up SunCom Wireless.....II-37
1$100
   DoCoMo Acquires Stake in TMIB.....II-38
Etisalat Purchases Minority Stake in Swan Telecom.....II-38
VolgaTelecom Acquires Ulyanovsk GSM.....II-38
VimpelCom Buys Majority Stake in Sotelco.....II-38
Mobile TeleSystems Acquires Astrakhan Mobile and Mar Mobile.....II-38
Mobile Tele Systems Takes Over Mobilnye Sistemy Svyazi.....II-38
1$100
   NTT DoCoMo to Acquire Minority Stake in BOW.....II-39
Truphone to Take Over SIM4travel.....II-39
Cyberhand to Acquire ACTIO Mobile.....II-39
Turkcell to Buy Majority Stake in BTN.....II-39
1$100
   China Unicom Merges with China Netcom.....II-40
VimpelCom Collaborates with GTEL.....II-40
NSN Signs Agreement with China Mobile.....II-40
Sagem Orga Enters into an Agreement with MAT.....II-40
1$100
   Ericsson Signs Joint Venture Agreement with STMicroelectronics.....II-41
NXP and STMicroelectronics Forms ST-NXP.....II-41
Ericsson Inks Supply Agreement with Digicel.....II-41
1$100
   Motorola Signs Vinaphone GSM Network Expansion Contracts.....II-42
Nortel Bags BSNL Contract.....II-42
Ericsson Bags SingTel Mobile Network Expansion Contract.....II-42
Ericsson Bags Digicel GSM/EDGE Supply Contract.....II-42
1$100
   Ericsson Bags Meteor WCDMA/HSPA Services Contract.....II-43
Alcatel-Lucent Secures US$10 Million Contract from TrueMove.....II-43
Alcatel-Lucent Secures Contract from Africell Burundi.....II-43
1$100
   Alcatel-Lucent Signs Contract with MTN Yemen.....II-44
Unitel Offers Contract to Alcatel-Lucent.....II-44
Safaricom Enters Into GSM Interconnection Contract with Telkom Kenya.....II-44
Tusmobil Selects Supply Stations of Nokia Siemens.....II-44
1$100
   TIM Brasil Selects Ericsson for Providing WCDMA/HSPA Network.....II-45
Ericsson Signs Network Expansion Agreements with Chinese Mobile Operators.....II-45
Warid Telecom Selects Ericsson to Upgrade GSM/GPRS Network.....II-45
1$100
   Nokia Siemens Secures Network Expansion Contract from HCPT.....II-46
VimpelCom and Ericsson Agree to Deploy WCDMA/HSPA Network.....II-46
SK Telecom to Enter into Partnership with China Unicom.....II-46
Nokia Siemens Bags Network Expansion Contract.....II-46
1$100
   Huawei to Build National GSM Network in Vietnam.....II-47
Ericsson Secures Contract from Kuzey.....II-47
Ericsson to Expand GSM Core Network in Bangladesh.....II-47
Telus and Bell to Construct WCDMA Based Overlay.....II-47
1$100
   Huawei to Offer GSM and 3G Network.....II-48
Ericsson Partners with Síminn to Offer WDCMA/HSPA Network.....II-48
China Unicom Extends GPRS Roaming Services.....II-48
Azercell Enters Multiple Roaming Agreements.....II-48
Ericsson Secures Expansion Deal with Sunrise.....II-48
1$100
   Nokia Siemens Secures GSM Capacity Expansion Contract.....II-49
Digicel Secures License to Operate GSM Network.....II-49
TELCEL Selects Ericsson to Launch 3G Network.....II-49
ZTE Bags Mobile Phone Equipment Supply Contract from Maxis Communications.....II-49
Airtel Signs Contract with Ericsson for GSM Expansion.....II-49
1$100
   Haier Enters into Partnership with BSNL for GSM Services.....II-50
Ericsson Bags Contract for Network Expansion from Hanoi Telecom.....II-50
R-Com Collaborates with Alcatel-Lucent.....II-50
ZTE Corporation Enters into Supply Agreement with Vodafone.....II-50
Trilogy Launches VIVA.....II-50
1$100
   Tunisiana Deploys Flexi ISN Solution.....II-51
Econet to Establish Telecommunication Services.....II-51
Celcom Partners with Ericsson.....II-51
1$100
   Idea Cellular Awards Contract to NSN.....II-52
Alcatel-Lucent Acquires UTRAN from Nortel.....II-52
Oberthur Acquires I’M Technologies.....II-52
AT&T Acquires Edge Wireless.....II-52
1$100
   GCI Acquires Alaska Wireless Communications.....II-53
Mobile TeleSystems Acquires Stakes in International Cell Holding.....II-53
MTS Takes Over Bashcell.....II-53
AT&T Acquires Dobson Communications.....II-53
1$100
   MTS Acquires Outstanding Stake in Uzdunrobita.....II-54
China Mobile Communications Acquires Paktel.....II-54
Aricent Acquires Stake in Cellular Basestation Development Group.....II-54
VimpelCom Acquires CSK.....II-54
1$100
   Orascom Telecom Completes Acquisition of Mobilink.....II-55
Altimo Completes Acquisition of Sotelco.....II-55
TeliaSonera Acquires MCT Corp.....II-55
Saudi Telecom to Acquire Stake in Maxis.....II-55
SMART Communications to Acquire Stake in Blue Ocean Wireless.....II-55
1$100
   CUCL to Acquire Unicom Group Assets in Guizhou.....II-56
Jabil Circuit Agrees to Acquire Assets in Nokia Siemens.....II-56
Paivis to Take Over Detroit Phone Cards.....II-56
1$100
   Mobistar Signs Agreement to Acquire VOXmobile.....II-57
Operators Merge Wireless Infrastructure.....II-57
Blue Ocean and JRC Partner to Provide GSM Communication Services.....II-57
1$100
   Eventis Mobile Obtains License for GSM 900/1800 Services.....II-58
Freedom Wireless Secures MNVO License.....II-58
Qualcomm Inks WCDMA Licensing Deal with Sagem.....II-58
QUALCOMM Enters into Licensing Agreement with Lenovo Mobile.....II-58
1$100
   Batelco Inks GPRS Roaming Deal with Mobilink Pakistan.....II-59
Siemens and Nokia Sign Memorandum of Understanding with NEC.....II-59
Alcatel-Lucent Secures Contract from Celcom.....II-59
Comfone Includes China in Key2roam Portfolio.....II-59
Personal Offers Expansion Contract to Ericsson.....II-59
1$100
   China Mobile Pakistan Selects Ericsson as Partner in Expansion of Network.....II-60
Ericsson Provides GSM/GPRS Network Infrastructure to Movistar.....II-60
Ericsson Signs Contract for GSM Expansion with Idea Cellular.....II-60
Ericsson Wins Turnkey Contract from BSNL.....II-60
1$100
   LGC Wireless Completes First Stage of Deployment.....II-61
Ericsson Secures GSM/EDGE Contracts from Digicel Group.....II-61
Ericsson Secures Order for Network Expansion.....II-61
TeliaSonera to Buy Equipment from Nokia Siemens.....II-61
Alcatel-Lucent Bags Network Expansion Contract.....II-61
1$100
   Orcon Inks Agreement with Vodafone New Zealand.....II-62
Nokia Wins Network Development Contract from MegaFon.....II-62
Indosat Extends Contract with Ericsson.....II-62
1$100
   Nokia to Invest for Capacity Expansion at Chennai Plant.....II-63
Idea Cellular Selects Ericsson to Provide GSM Network.....II-63
Verizon Wireless Plans to Build 4G Network.....II-63
Motorola Bags Contract to Expand GSM/EDGE Network.....II-63
Nokia Siemens Networks Bags Contract from Henan Mobile.....II-63
1$100
   Ericsson to Upgrade and Expand TMIB’s Network.....II-64
Rogers Wireless to Expand GSM Network.....II-64
Uganda Telecom Extends GSM Network.....II-64
1$100
   China Mobile Grants US$394 Million Worth Contracts to Motorola.....II-65
Mubadala Enters into Partnership with Etisalat.....II-65
China Mobile and Ericsson Enter Network Expansion Agreement.....II-65
NSN and Idea Cellular Announce GSM Network Expansion Contract.....II-65
1$100
   Alcatel and Lucent Merge to Form Alcatel-Lucent.....II-66
Nokia and Siemens Merge.....II-66
Oberthur and Diversinet Sign Collaboration Agreement.....II-66
1$100
   Service Providers.....II-67
America Movil S.A.B. DE C.V. (Mexico).....II-67
AT&T Mobility LLC (US).....II-67
Bharti Airtel Limited (India).....II-67
Deutsche Telekom Group (Germany).....II-67
1$100
   T-Mobile International AG & Co. KG (Germany).....II-68
France Telecom (France).....II-68
Orange Plc. (UK).....II-68
Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited (Hong Kong).....II-68
1$100
   Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (Russia).....II-69
NTT DoCoMo, Inc. (Japan).....II-69
Rogers Communications, Inc. (Canada).....II-69
Telefónica SA (Spain).....II-69
1$100
   Movistar (Spain).....II-70
Telecom Italia S.p.A (Italy).....II-70
Verizon Communications, Inc. (US).....II-70
Verizon Wireless (US).....II-70
1$100
   Vodafone Group Plc. (UK).....II-71
Manufacturers and Suppliers of Smart Cards.....II-71
Dynacard Co. Ltd (Taiwan).....II-71
Gemalto NV (The Netherlands).....II-71
Giesecke & Devrient GmbH (Germany).....II-71
1$100
   Incard S.A (Switzerland).....II-72
NovaCard (Russia).....II-72
Oberthur Technologies (France).....II-72
Sagem Orga GmbH (Germany).....II-72
1$100
   Manufacturers and Suppliers of Infrastructure/Handsets.....II-73
Alcatel-Lucent (France).....II-73
Amoi Electronics Co. Ltd (China).....II-73
Arima Communication Corp (Taiwan).....II-73
Compal Communications, Inc. (Taiwan).....II-73
1$100
   Ericsson (Sweden).....II-74
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (China).....II-74
LG Electronics, Inc. (Korea).....II-74
1$100
   Motorola, Inc. (US).....II-75
NEC Corporation (Japan).....II-75
Nokia Corporation (Finland).....II-75
1$100
   Nokia Siemens Networks (Finland).....II-76
Nortel Networks Corporation (Canada).....II-76
Samsung Electronics (South Korea).....II-76
1$100
   TCL Corporation (China).....II-77
1$100
   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).....II-781$350
   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).....II-791$350
   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).....II-801$350
   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).....II-811$350
   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).....II-821$350
   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).....II-831$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Current & Future Analysis.....III-1
GSM Gains Momentum in North America.....III-1
1$75
   Product/Service Launches.....III-2
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-2
4$300
   Select Players.....III-6
Service Providers.....III-6
AT&T Mobility LLC (US).....III-6
Rogers Communications, Inc. (Canada).....III-6
Verizon Communications, Inc. (US).....III-6
Verizon Wireless (US).....III-6
1$75
   Manufacturers & Suppliers of Infrastructure/Handsets.....III-7
Motorola, Inc. (US).....III-7
Nortel Networks Corporation (Canada).....III-7
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-8
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).....III-8

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.....III-8
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-9
WCDMA Riding on High.....III-9
Select Players.....III-9
NTT DoCoMo, Inc. – A Major Service Provider.....III-9
NEC Corporation - Manufacturer & Supplier of Infrastructure/Handsets.....III-9
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-10
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).....III-10
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-11
Current & Future Analysis III-11 End of GSM Era.....III-11
1$75
   Dawn of UMTS Era.....III-12
Smart Card Manufacturers Change Strategies.....III-12
Home Pricing Principle to Pull Down Roaming Rates.....III-12
Mobile Voice Volume Exceeds Fixed Voice Volume.....III-12
1$75
   Product/Service Launches.....III-131$75
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-143$225
   B. Market Analytics.....III-17
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).....III-17
1$200
   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).....III-181$200
   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).....III-19

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).....III-19
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-20
Current & Future Analysis.....III-20
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-20
1$75
   Select Players.....III-21
France Telecom – A Major Service Provider.....III-21
Oberthur Technologies – A Manufacturer & Supplier of Smart Cards.....III-21
Alcatel-Lucent – A Manufacturer & Supplier of Infrastructure/Handsets.....III-21
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-22
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).....III-22

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.....III-22
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-23
Current & Future Analysis.....III-23
Product/Service Launch.....III-23
Select Players.....III-23
Service Providers.....III-23
Deutsche Telekom Group.....III-23
1$75
   T-Mobile International AG & Co. KG.....III-24
Manufacturers & Suppliers of Smart Cards.....III-24
Giesecke & Devrient GmbH.....III-24
Sagem Orga GmbH.....III-24
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-25
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).....III-25

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.....III-25
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-26
Current & Future Analysis.....III-26
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-26
Telecom Italia S.p.A - A Major Service Provider.....III-26
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-27
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).....III-27

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.....III-27
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-28
Current & Future Analysis.....III-28
Product/Service Launch.....III-28
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-28
1$75
   Select Service Providers.....III-29
Orange Plc......III-29
1$75
   Vodafone Group Plc......III-30
B. Market Analytics.....III-30
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).....III-30
1$200
   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.....III-31
1$75
   A. Market Analysis.....III-32
Current & Future Analysis.....III-32
Select Service Providers.....III-32
Telefónica SA.....III-32
Movistar.....III-32
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-33
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).....III-33

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.....III-33
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-34
Current & Future Analysis.....III-34
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-34
2$150
   Select Players.....III-36
Mobile TeleSystems OJSC – A Major Service Provider.....III-36
1$75
   NovaCard – A Manufacturer & Supplier of Smart Cards.....III-37
B. Market Analytics.....III-37
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).....III-37
1$200
   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.....III-38
1$75
   A. Market Analysis.....III-39
Current & Future Analysis.....III-39
Product/Service Launches.....III-39
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-39
2$150
   Select Players.....III-41
Manufacturers & Suppliers of Smart Cards.....III-41
Gemalto NV (The Netherlands).....III-41
Incard S.A (Switzerland).....III-41
Manufacturers & Suppliers of Infrastructure/ Handsets.....III-41
Ericsson (Sweden).....III-41
1$75
   Nokia Corporation (Finland).....III-42
Nokia Siemens Networks (Finland).....III-42
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-43
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).....III-43

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.....III-43
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-44
Current & Future Analysis.....III-44
Robust Economy Impels GSM Growth.....III-44
Asia-Pacific – The Global GSM Activity Hub.....III-44
1$75
   3G Services Take Time to Takeoff.....III-45
China.....III-45
Government Tightens Procedure for Prepaid Customers.....III-45
Handset Manufacturers Prefer Local Smart Card Providers.....III-45
India.....III-45
Lucrative GSM Market.....III-45
1$200
   Table 30: Indian Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) Market (2005-2008): Net Additions of GSM Subscribers in Thousands (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-46

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).....III-46
Vietnam.....III-46
Telecommunication Entities Favor GSM Expansion.....III-46
1$200
   Product/Service Launches.....III-473$225
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-5013$975
   Select Players.....III-63
Service Providers.....III-63
Bharti Airtel Limited (India).....III-63
Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited (Hong Kong).....III-63
1$75
   Manufacturers and Suppliers of Infrastructure/ Handsets.....III-64
Amoi Electronics Co. Ltd (China).....III-64
Arima Communication Corp (Taiwan).....III-64
Compal Communications, Inc. (Taiwan).....III-64
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (China).....III-64
1$75
   LG Electronics, Inc. (Korea).....III-65
Samsung Electronics (South Korea).....III-65
TCL Corporation (China).....III-65
Manufacturer & Supplier of Smart Cards.....III-65
Dynacard Co. Ltd (Taiwan).....III-65
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-66
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).....III-66

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.....III-66
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-67
Current & Future Analysis.....III-67
Hyperactive GSM Markets.....III-67
1$75
   Product/Service Launches.....III-68
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-68
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-69
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).....III-69

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.....III-69
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-70
Current & Future Analysis.....III-70
Strong Growth Markets.....III-70
Argentina.....III-70
Brazil.....III-70
Chile.....III-70
1$75
   Colombia.....III-71
Mexico.....III-71
Peru.....III-71
Venezuela.....III-71
Exorbitant Taxes Impede Growth of GSM.....III-71
Product/Service Launches.....III-71
1$75
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-722$150
   America Movil S.A.B. DE C.V. – A Major Mexican Service Provider.....III-741$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-75
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).....III-75

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.....III-75
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-76
Current & Future Analysis.....III-76
Africa is Faster than the Americas.....III-76
Scope of 3GSM in Africa.....III-76
1$75
   Price Factors Overtake Quality Factors.....III-77
Product/Service Launches.....III-77
1$75
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-783$225
   B. Market Analytics.....III-81
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).....III-81

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.....III-81
1$200
    
 
 


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