Contracts and Phone Shops: News and Updates

By: David Webster


Do you want some stats on mobile phone sales around the globe? Here are some findings following a 2005 reports from CNET news: when the first three months of 2005 ended, there were more than 180 millions handsets sold globally, a 13% growth as compared to the previous year. Three years later, another report was given updating the first quarter sales of handsets in 2008. From the previously mentioned number, more than 283 million mobile phones were sold around the world. BBC News released a report in January of the same year, and said that 65 million mobile phone users are in the UK. It's not a wonder how much revenue phone shops in the nation are getting.

There are hundreds of mobile phone dealers in and around the UK. From these establishments, you can already view the latest handsets as well as inquire on the best deals on a mobile phone contract. Also called mobile phone tariffs, these refer to your allotted number of call minutes per month, as well as the allowed number of text messages you can send. Some plans have 200 minutes to as many as 1000 minutes. You can compare your options better if you check online from the websites of the leading mobile service providers. Also, a ballpark estimate of monthly cost for contracts will be from ?25 to as much as ?80.

To be updated and to have a mobile phone in uk means you need to have the latest models, from manufacturers like Sony Ericsson, LG, and Nokia. By the way, for the past few years now, Nokia has swept the competition and has been number one when it comes to handset sales. Following in the number two and three spot are Motorola and Samsung, who also have bestselling units in the UK.

UK mobile phone subscribers often look for a contract that allows them to do more than just send an SMS message or make a voice call. Today, thanks to the developments in 3G technology and wireless internet, one can now get online through the mobile phone. Email, instant messaging, downloading, live video feeds, as well as news and weather updates can now be obtained with just a few taps on a mobile phone. Try to pick out a contract that provides you with these features, as well as find rates on international calls or text messages.

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