More mobile devices than people 'within five years'
Posted in: Mobile & Wireless at 07/06/2012 14:03
The number of devices connected to mobile phone networks will overtake the number of people on Earth within five years, according to the technology group Ericsson.
There will be 9bn mobile subscriptions by 2017, up from 6.2bn at the start of this year, while the US census bureau predicts the global population will have reached 7.4 billion in five years.
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