Double digit growth in handsets to increase Mobile Internet Radio. MIR is not something new — smartphones allow you to access the Internet from anywhere, including your car.
Taiwan based mobile phone handset makers are expecting shipments of smartphones to reach 7.47 million units in the first quarter of this year, representing a 13.8% growth on the previous quarter.
All economic indicators point to
strong growth in smartphone shipments during the first half of 2008.
Retail sales of Satellite and HD radios continue to be soft. People want radio in the portable devices that they actually carry.