According to The International Telecommunication Union, in August 2012 there were about 7 billion mobile phones. This number exceeds PCs by 3.8 times.
There are a few trends in industry which include the growth of mobile data traffic worldwide, mobile advertising and marketing, location- based services, applications etc…
Some statistics on mobile phones might shock you!
53 percent of American consumers use their smartphones to access search engines at least once a day. Smartphones and tablet computers will increase mobile Web traffic by 26 times during the next four years. The number of smartphone users worldwide is predicted to exceed 1 billion by 2014.
The smartphone market is now larger than the PC market. Smartphones outsold PCs in the fourth quarter of 2010 101 million to 92 million.
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