Mobile Web Will Be Much Bigger Than Desktop Internet
The mobile arena is entering a bigger space with the explosion of smart phones - phones that are used not only for voice but also for data. And with the continuous popularity of the internet mainly due to richer applications (both for business and personal), a device that is capable of connecting to the web is fast becoming a major attraction to a demanding consumer market.What does the future holds for the mobile web? Morgan Stanley released “The Mobile Internet Report,” a comprehensive overview of the rapidly changing mobile internet market composed by our global technology and telecom analysts.“We believe more users may connect to the Internet via mobile devices than desktop PCs within five years,” said Mary Meeker, leader of Morgan Stanley’s global tech research team. “We use a data-rich, theme-based framework for thinking about how the rapidly emerging and changing mobile Internet may evolve”. Other findings: - Material wealth creation / destruction should surpass earlier computing cycles. The mobile Internet cycle, the fifth cycle in 50 years, is just starting. Winners in each cycle often create more market capitalization than in the last. New winners emerge, some incumbents survive -- or thrive -- while many past winners falter. - The mobile Internet is ramping faster than desktop Internet did, and we believe more users may connect to the Internet via mobile devices than desktop PCs within five years. - Five IP-based products / services are growing / …
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Publication information: Article title: Mobile Web Will Be Much Bigger Than Desktop Internet. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Manila Bulletin. Publication date: December 23, 2009. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.