Byline: GIDEON SPANIER
HOW many mobile phones will Santa Claus be bringing down the chimneytonight? With global sales running at 100 million a month, it's fair to say hissack will be full of them. There are now about three billion phones globally,three times the number of personal computers and laptops. That would suggestthat the mobile has triumphed as the ultimate communication device.
The problem for the telecoms industry is that the triumph has not happened, atleast not yet. The broadband revolution of the past 18 months has transformedinternet usage on PCs.
But where is the mobile revolution in internet and TV, much heralded since theauction of the 3G …