3GSM: India Holds Potential For Growth In ARPU And Subscriber Base – Vodafone CEO

Our correspondent Robert Andrews is at 3GSM (full coverage here), and reports that Vodafone CEO Arun Sarin told 3GSM attendees that he expects mobile penetration to increase from 13 percent to 40 percent (500 million subscribers) in five years.
“Minutes of use in India are close to 400 per subscribers per month. In Europe, the number is 150; in the US, the number is 800