NBI/Michael Sone Associates’ Canadian
Mobile Wireless Device and Network Equipment Market Report,
2006 Edition is the companion to our Canadian
Mobile Wireless Communications Services Market Report. The
reports remain the most comprehensive studies published on this
industry, examining in detail, for both the equipment and service
segments, topics such as market size and growth, distribution
strategies, product development, pricing, technology issues
and usage patterns. Section 1 of this report consists of a detailed
executive summary that provides an overview of the industry
in Canada as well as an analysis of the key elements that will
define the future. Sections 2 through 4 are devoted to the traditional
handset and hybrid sectors with reference to the latest technologies
and the equipment vendors’ particular strategies. Prominence
is given to detailed profiles of the major device manufacturers
and discussions on their activities and future plans as the
industry moves toward the next generation of wireless communications.
This is followed in Section 5 with a discussion on telematics.
Six exhibits that provide shipment and installed
base data for device manufacturers, including projections to
2008 and segmentation by technology, support the substantive
and comprehensive discussion. The handset shipment data contained
therein is the result of exhaustive research and is, in our
opinion, the best available view anywhere of the Canadian market.