Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Mobility Charts Weekly - Week of August 15, 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.

Infographics has creatively designed a timeline graph that illustrates significant landmarks for both McDonald’s and smartphone giants Android and Apple over the course of a few years.  An article in The Atlantic explains how the McDonald’s franchise took 46 years to reach its 100 billionth customer, while both Apple and Android will take less than 5 years to reach 100 billion app store downloads.  Read Original Content

With the growing presence of AT&T hotspots throughout the nation, more and more people are connecting to the Internet while in popular locations like McDonald’s, Starbucks and FedEx.  During the first quarter of 2008, 3.4 million people used an AT&T hotspot.  By the first quarter of 2011, 196 million had accessed the Internet through an AT&T service.  Read Original Content

According to a ValueClick study, 84 percent of U.S. marketers rated campaign performance and ROI as the top consideration for choosing display ad providers. Two-thirds of respondents said audience targeting capabilities and price were also important factors.  Read Original Content


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.