4 billion mobile connections worldwide

8:45 AM Edited by Blony

. 3G Americas reported that in mid-December 2008 were able to overcome the mark of 4 billion mobile connections worldwide at the same time provide interesting information for our region, "The Latin America and the Caribbean continues to exhibit steady growth the number of consumers, up 16% over the previous year and subscriber numbers are expected to reach over 440 million, equivalent to a penetration rate of 76%. "

In November there were 39 networks UMTS / HSPA in the Americas region in 19 countries, there are now 41 networks in 20 countries, reflecting the substantial growth that has the industry in this region.

Today there are more than 100 operators worldwide, including most of the industry leaders announced their expectations of migrating networks to LTE from 2010. LTE is the next evolutionary step for mobile broadband, and uses technology based on OFDM and a core network based entirely on IP, which allows an optimized Internet experience from mobile devices.