Global - Mobile Data - Paging (Research discontinued 2002)

Synopsis

Paging was the first mobile communication service for many as citywide paging systems were operating as early as 1963 in the USA and Europe. Despite the huge success of SMS, the paging market continues to be profitable in some areas due to the introduction of advanced messaging technologies and sheer numbers in developing countries like China. This report describes the history and advances in one-way and two-way paging and telemetry, together with a comparison between paging and SMS.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. Historical information
    • 2.1 New challenges
    • 2.2 Problems in the paging industry
  • 3. Statistics and forecasts
    • 3.1 Regional overview
      • 3.1.1 Asia taking the lead
    • 3.2 Forecasts
      • 3.2.1 Global Wireless
      • 3.2.2 Cahners In-Stat
  • 4. Developments in paging
    • 4.1 Two-way messaging
      • 4.1.1 Problems with standards
      • 4.1.2 Present applications
      • 4.1.3 Blackberry
    • 4.2 Caller pays paging
    • 4.3 Data paging signage system
  • 5. Future trends
  • 6. Paging vs SMS Services
  • 7. Paging standards
    • 7.1 POCSAG
    • 7.2 ERMES
    • 7.3 APOC
    • 7.4 FLEX
    • Table 1 – No of paging subscribers – 1993-2003
    • Table 2 – Paging subscribers per region – 1996 and 2000
    • Exhibit 1 – Benefits of paging

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Number of pages 9

Status Archived

Last updated 6 Dec 2002
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Analyst: Kylie Wansink

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