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(keitai-l) Re: economist link

From: Gerhard Fasol <fasol_at_eurotechnology.com>
Date: 12/07/04
Message-ID: <41B50D0F.4090205_at_eurotechnology.com>
Martyn

Martyn_Williams_at_idg.com wrote:
> If you want a cool handset, you have to go 3G with AU.

AU has not been selling anything but 3G for years.
They now have almost 90% of users on 3G and 3.5G (WIN _at_ 2.4Gbps)
and switched off their PDC network years ago.
See:
http://fasol.com/blog/2004/09/kddiau-has-80-of-users-on-3g.html

> Of course, this doesn't all translate into huge profits and doesn't mean
> massive data use but it does mean that 3G is in everyone's future no matter
> how much they don't need it.

Japanese mobile carriers have good profits, and users up/download
pretty massive data now that there are all-you-can-eat
data subscriptions.

Gerhard
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Gerhard Fasol, PhD                         Eurotechnology Japan K. K.
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Received on Tue Dec 7 03:53:29 2004