1.2 mln wireless data cards sold in Europe in 2004

The number of combination mobile data cards shipping in Europe is expected to rocket from 1.2 mln in 2004 to more than 5.7 mln in 2008. According to research from IDC, prices for GPRS/GSM combinations and some UMTS/GPRS/GSM mobile data connectivity cards is set to fall as competition among operators begins to bite.