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More Applications, More Services, More Traffic

March 24, 2010

Eric Schmidt, CEO, Google:

  • “Half of the new internet connections are from mobile devices.”
  • “The scale of smartphone is growing more than 30% YoY and in 3 years, if not sooner, smartphones will pass global PC sales.”

Gartner:

  • “By 2011, more than 50% of Fortune 500 companies will interact directly with their customers via mobile devices.”
  • “By 2013, mobile phones will overtake PCs as the most common Web access device worldwide.”
  • “By 2014, there will be a 90% mobile penetration rate and 6.5 billion mobile connections.”
  • “Worldwide mobile application stores’ download revenue exceeded US$4.2 billion in 2009 and will grow to US$29.5 billion by the end of 2013.”
  • “Worldwide downloads in mobile application stores will surpass 21,6 billion annually in 2013 from 2,5 billion in 2009.”

Cisco:

  • “Globally, mobile data traffic will double every year through 2014 (108% CAGR), increasing 39 times between 2009 and 2014.”

… with such market it’s hard to find an excuse not to grow ;)

Author: Kostadin Jordanov

One comment

  • March 24, 2010 7:55 pm | Links « Beautiful Discovery

    [...] More applications, more services, more traffic The tremendous growth of the mobile space is a sight to behold but even more interesting is the growth in the power of mobile devices. The Iphone is nothing, I say. We haven’t even gotten to the good part. [...]

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