China Mobile Users Exceed Japan and U.S. Population Combined; 4 billion Global Mobile Users by 2010
Nokia expects 120 million cell phones to be sold in China this year, up 26 percent from 2005. Of the total, 70 million are expected to be replacement handsets.
Nokia CEO Kallasvuo expects the global number of mobile-phone users to rise to 4 billion by 2010, after 3 billion in 2007. More than half of the growth is expected to come from emerging markets in Asia including China and India.