Verizon gets the iPhone

After years and years of speculation, today Verizon has announced that reality is catching up: they will begin offering Apple's iPhone for sale beginning early next month. Plan pricing has not b…

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China, India Drive Global Cellphone Sales in 2007

China and India are the new battlegrounds for mobile phone manufacturers looking to increase sales. Research firm Gartner reports mobile phone sales grew by 16% from 990.9 million in 2006 to 1.15 bil…


iPhone Taking Over The SmartPhone Market?

Rico Mossesgeld over at The Smart PDA (one of Creative Weblogging's blogs) finds a report that suggest Apple's iPhone beats the competition in the SmartPhone market in North America. Mossesgel…

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In Flight Text Messages to Reach 60 Million in 2010

Just days after the first commercial testing of JetBlue's in-flight Wi-Fi service, the soon-to-be released study of Freesky Research projects that airline passengers will send more than 60 million…


Mobile Payments Market to Reach $11.5 B by 2011

As what may be a preview of the bright future of mobile commerce in general, the latest study of Juniper Research shows that about 52 million people will adopt mobile payment methods like NFC (Near Fi…


Private Branded Handsets: A $10B Segment in 2007

Driven by consumer demand for low cost handsets and the need for some degree of customization, a new ABI study projects the global sales of private branded handsets to grow by 23% this year and reach …


Mobile TV and Video: A $12.7B Industry in 2011

A new study from eMarketer titled "Mobile TV and Video: Big Dreams for the Smallest Screen" projects the global market of mobile TV and Video to reach $12.7 B in 2011. However, several quest…


Mobile Marketing & Advertising to Reach $3B by end ’07

mocoNews has posted a recently released study by ABI Research that digs deeper on the emerging trends in mobile advertising and marketing. ABI projects the market to reach $3 billion by end 2007 and e…


2007: Year of Mobile Games?

PocketGamer (via Moconews) have compiled a list of the top 10 reasons why 2007 will be the year for mobile games. Reading through the list throws up some interesting points:

1: Advertising Supported …

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Complaining By Cameraphone

I have trawled a lot of forecasts in the past week or two and have seen a lot of similar predictions for mobile markets in the new year, but one that struck me as interesting was this one about how ca…

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