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October 4, 2012

Global Mobile Data vs Mobile App Marke: Comparison chart

The overall global subscriptions base is expected to exceed 5 billion by the end of 2012
(figure 1) with over 27% of them being data subscribers (messaging not included)
meaning that they are either actively downloading content and apps and/or actively
browsing the web.( source : Chetan Sharma Consulting)

Mobile devices have become more powerful with up to 1-2 GHz processors. Second the wireless networks are delivering consistently high bandwidths and better user experiences with 3G+ deployment. Finally, the creativity of developers has blossomed with access to native APIs, richness of the platforms, ease of development, and the favorable revenue sharing

The corresponding revenue figures for 2009 were over $4.1 billion growing 62% CAGR
to $17.5 billion by 2012 (figure 6). While Asia had the highest percentage of the
download share, North America had the highest share of the apps revenue accounting
for over 50% of the total revenue.