Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Mobility Charts Weekly - Week of October 17, 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.

Earlier in 2011 Forrester Research published a report forecasting the total value of smartphone and tablet apps for the next five years.  In the report Forrester projects that tablet apps will rise from $300 million in 2010 to $8.1 billion in 2015, with apps for smartphones rising from $1.9 billion in 2010 to $29.4 billion in 2015.  Read Original Content

A March 2011 article compared the number of available apps offered by mobile operating systems.  While Android devices are currently the most popular devices in the United States, iPhone still controls the largest number of available apps.  Read Original Content

According to ExactTarget, the most continuously used daily activity for smartphone users is text messaging (38%), phone calls (31%), emails (29%), and Internet and Facebook (20%).  Read Original Content

The Office for National Statistics in the U.K. has released information gathered from mobile device owners accessing the Internet through their smartphones.  The report is organized by age group, and illustrates that over 70% of smartphone owners access the web via their mobile device, with older age groups using mobile Internet less frequently.  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.