Mobile shipments fall

12 Oct 2005

Mobile phone shipments – including personal handy-phone system devices – stood at 3.19 million units at the end of August, down 2.3% on the previous year, according to Kyodo News. The report said that demand for 3G handsets had continued apace with shipments rising 17.6% to 2.28 million units, while 2G shipments fell 41.1% to 757,000 units.