780 mln mobile phones will be manufactured by year-end 2005

Nearly 780 mln mobile phones will be made in 2005, forming a chip market worth $36 bln. Production will pass the milestone of 1 bln units in 2009 as demand for wideband CDMA handsets grows, according to Gartner.

Nearly 780 mln mobile phones will be made in 2005, forming a chip market worth $36 bln. Production will pass the milestone of 1 bln units in 2009 as demand for wideband CDMA handsets grows, according to Gartner.