Here is an interesting snippet. Japan had a higher number of mobile internet users than those who used PC to access the web in 2005.
According to a white paper by the Japanese government, at the end of 2005, there were 69.2 million people using the Internet from mobile devices, compared to 66 million conventional PC users.
The Ministry of Information and Communications’ annual “Information and Communications in Japan” white paper said, of these two user groups, 48.6 million use both a mobile device and a conventional PC. This takes Japan total Internet population to 85.3 million users – essentially two in every three people in the country.