USA - Wireless Communications - Paging (research discontinued)

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Last updated: 23 Jul 2002 Update History

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Analyst: Lawrence Baker


The number of subscribers and revenues in the paging/messaging industry declined during 2000. According to Strategis Group, the total number of paging/messaging subscribers fell 1% from 45.8 million in 1999 to 45.3 million in 2000. In addition, revenues in the paging/messaging sector decreased from $5.25 billion in 1999 to $5.1 billion during 2000. By 1997, investors and the media had written off the paging industry assuming it would be supplanted by cellular/PCS.

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