India To Have 21.3 Million 3G Users By 2010: CII Study A study by India’s apex industry chamber Confederation of Indian Industry projects that India will have 21.3 million 3G users by 2010. That will be 11 per cent of total mobile lines then. Within two years, India will take over Japan to become the third largest mobile market in the world after China and the US, the study, “Enabling India’s Broadband Economy-The 3G Way”, says.
The study was conducted by US-based research firm The Yankee Group. “3G services will usher in greater range of handsets, services and applications that will positively impact the growth of India’s broadband market,” said Farid Yunus, the Yankee Group programme manager (wireless /mobile), Asia-Pacific.