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Mobile operators to shop in Cannes for 3G build-up

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Mobile operators to shop in Cannes for 3G build-up

The world’s mobile communications industry flocks to Cannes next week in their best spirits since 2000, buoyed by hopes that wireless pictures, music, even small-screen television, is primed to go mainstream. This year marks the true test for long-delayed 3G services in Europe, four years after operators wrecked their balance sheets by paying more than 100 billion euros ($127 billion) for new high-speed, third-generation mobile licenses in 2000.

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