Thursday, August 25, 2011

Mobility Charts Weekly - Week of August 22, 2011

The Mobility Charts Weekly is a weekly publication of charts depicting the current and future status of the enterprise mobility market.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.


According to a Lighspeed Research study, 47 percent of total mobile phone owners in the United States have made a mobile purchase at one time or another.  Those most likely to purchase using a mobile device are males between 18-24 years.  Read Original Article



An article by GoToTags looks at the forecasted growth of NFC enabled phones in the upcoming years.  Currently there are less than 100 million devices enabled with NFC technology.  By 2015 there is expected to be nearly 550 million devices able to purchase good using near field communications.  Read Original Article



According to an article by Financial Spread Betting on mobile stock trading, the practice of trading stocks through mobile devices is on the rise largely due to the number of people switching to Internet access by mobile device rather than using traditional desktop computers.  Read Original Article



An ATG survey taken in 2010 indicates that mobile shopping is still an emerging habit by mobile phones users.  The poll results show that 5 percent of people browse and research products on a daily basis using their mobile device and only 1 percent of owners end up purchasing a product through their phone.  Read Original Article


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Kevin Benedict, Independent Mobile and M2M Industry Analyst, SAP Mentor Volunteer
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Full Disclosure: I am an independent mobility analyst, consultant and blogger. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

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