Mobile shipments drop in 2004

19 May 2005

Mobile phone shipments in Japan fell by 11.5% in 2004 to 44.09 million in fiscal 2004/05 ending 31 March, the first drop on two years. The country has attributed the fall to the saturated state of the mobile market. Domestic mobile phone shipments fell by 1.7% in the year to 4.65 million units.