Mobile Internet Users to Outnumber Wireline Users by 2015
Monday, September 12, 2011 at 4:06PM
Don Cowan in Advertising, Android, Computing, E Commerce, Internet, Marketing, Smartphones, Tablets, Websites

According to a new study by IDC, mobile internet access via smartphones and tablets will soon outpace wireline access via PCs and other fixed position devices. Mobile device use is growing rapidly and wireline use is expected to level off and then decline.

This is expected to alter the very nature of how the internet is used. Consider some characteristics of mobile devices that will contribute to this change:

It looks like the shift from fixed to mobile devices may be every bit as significant as the historic shift from mainframes to PCs.

 

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