3G to reach 60% penetration in Western Europe by 2010

In Europe some 60 commercial 3G networks have already been rolled out. 3G technology is being used by 47 mln subscribers worldwide, and their number is rising fast. 3G penetration in Western Europe will grow to more than 60% by 2010, Deutsche Bank says. Italy and the UK will boast the highest 3G penetration rates in 2010, while Belgium and Greece will have the lowest. Germany and France will rank just below the Western European average.