Phone manufacturers get Mini USB religion

About time, huh?

“We’re speeding up the inevitable,” Allott added, pointing out that the Chinese government has also recently mandated micro-USB as the future national standard for phone chargers. “OMTP itself has no power to do anything, but by making that statement that includes our membership–representing about 85 percent of the GSM market–we are making a strong public statement that, as an industry, this is the way we want to go.”