Total HSPA connections globally by end 2010

By the end of 2010, total HSPA connections (Mobile broadband connections using the High-Speed Packet Access or HSPA standard -- a widely deployed technology that can handle both voice and data transfers so users can talk on the phone and surf the Web at the same time) globally will be almost 340 million with 13 million new connections per month.

By the end of 2009, on average, 9 million new HSPA connections were being added per month.

Operators are investing heavily on the HSPA technology in 2010. --------