HSPA takes tenth of European broadband market

Industry researcher Berg Insight has said that the number of HSPA subscribers in Europe grew by 74 per cent year on year in 2008 to reach 14.6 million.

This number is forecast to continue to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 30 per cent to 70 million in 2014, according to Berg.

In contrast, the North American market has evolved at a slower pace, with mobile broadband accounting for just 4.5 per cent of the total number of connections at the end of 2008. Between 2008 and 2014, the North American market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 43 per cent to reach 35 million subscribers by 2014.

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