Mobile Communications Worldwide: Glossary, Methodology and Definitions, 2006


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This annually updated guide to understanding Gartner's mobile forecast methodologies and terminology includes a detailed glossary of mobile and wireless terms and an overview of our market statistics methodology, segmentation and definitions.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • 1.0 Introduction
    • 2.0 Market Statistics Methodology
    • 3.0 Forecast Methodology
    • 4.0 Forecast Goals
    • 5.0 Area Segmentation
      • 5.1 Mobile Communications Services
      • 5.2 Mobile Network Infrastructure
      • 5.3 Mobile Terminals
    • 6.0 Glossary of Mobile and Wireless Technologies and Products
    • 7.0 Regional and Geographic Segmentation Definitions
      • 7.1 Western Europe
      • 7.2 North America
      • 7.3 Asia/Pacific
      • 7.4 Rest of Asia/Pacific
      • 7.5 Japan
      • 7.6 Eastern Europe
      • 7.7 Latin America
      • 7.8 Africa
      • 7.9 Middle East
    • 8.0 Communications Research Metrics Definitions
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