The global music market is set to all but explode according to some experts. Others however, feel that much of this talk is little more that hype. As for myself, I think that the truth is somewhere in the middle.

The global mobile-phone market is predicted to hit the one-billion mark for annual sales by the end of 2006. That’s ten digits, as in 1,000,000,000. Move over, McDonald’s.

The prediction, which comes from market research firm IDC, is based on recorded sales figures from all phone manufacturers during the year so far.
Every one of the top five manufacturers recorded new sales records in the third quarter, with
Nokia beating out Motorola for top spot, and Samsung, Sony Ericsson, and LG following in that order…. Source: NewsFactorNetwork