Earning Curve: Mobile phones

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

Vodafone, global revenue (2005-06) £29.4bn
UK spend on handsets ('05) £1bn
UK mobile phone download sales ('05) £340m
Virgin Mobile customer salesperson, p.a. from £13k
Mobile phone factory worker, China, per hour 50p
Spend on 3G licences by UK mobile operators £22.5bn


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