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July 10, 2012

China's smartphone market grows 164%,outgrows US

China's smartphone market grows 164%, Apple's iOS takes 17.3% share: "Even without availability on China's largest mobile provider, the iPhone's market share in China has grown form 9.9 percent a year ago to 17.3 percent in the June quarter.

Research firm Canalys pointed to entry-level devices as a major growth driver in the Chinese market, with sub-US$200 models projected to account for over 40 percent of the market by 2015 from 25 percent this year.

Needham & Company analyst Charlie Wolf's quarterly report on the smartphone industry was issued  Smartphone shipments in China grew 164 percent year over year to 33.1 million units in the June quarter, topping the 25 million units sold in the U.S.

Among mobile operating systems, Apple's iOS took a 17.3 percent share according to data from Gartner. Much of its growth from 9.9 percent a year ago stems from the launch of the iPhone on China Telecom this year.

Apple's 17.3 percent share in China was well behind Google's Android platform, which dominated with 69.5 percent of smartphones sold in the country. Apple took second place, while Nokia finished in third with an 11.2 percent share. Much of its growth from 9.9 percent a year ago stems from the launch of the iPhone on China Telecom this year.

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September 30, 2011

Google Marketshare Comparison : Search vs Mobile

Google Powered Search and Android Powered Mobiles , are  both Google's Platform . While Google search has  lived up its reputation as the Numero Uno in Search Engine, The Android Platform just about 2 years old has come with will all guns blazing

Google has just 65% of the search market in the US despite being the best known search engine. in just over 2 years and if  the Android continues at its current pace, then it would be at 65% in the US in a year.
But will  Google  be able to "Sustain the Android Growth story ? Likely or Unlikely depending on which way you think, Apple and Microsoft are both twice bitten, once shy and  are still charging hard in the smartphone market. RIM is in decline, but it won't just disappear. iOS, used by iPhone,iPad users  wont go away in a hurry, without a fight, and in some countries  the iOS is running almost parallel to Android in terms of Growth

The Above charts show how Android is Poised for growth . Whether Android will   follow  the "  Google Powered Search Story"  with a 65% marketshare .. That only time will  tell

August 19, 2011

US Mobile Growth Drivers :2011 and beyond

Web Content 2011 ComScore Mobile Keynote June 2011

March 17, 2011

March 15, 2011

Mobile Subscribers exceeds 5.3 Billion as India Drives Growth

This data is of Mid 2010 and not updated
Despite saturated markets in developed countries, the world added a record 196 million mobile subscribers during the fourth quarter of 2010. According to research firm TeleGeography, the previous record of just under 190 million new subscribers was set during the fourth quarter of 2007 — the year the iPhone hit stores. The growth is positive for operators, but they are already looking ahead to ensure that sales keep trending up when everyone has a cell phone.

Mobile subscribers grew by almost 690 million globally in 2010, to over 5.3 billion, and its  predicts that by 2014 the number of global wireless subscribers will top seven billion. This will be driven in part by the expansion of 3G networks in India and China, which were No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, when it came to adding subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2010. India saw 42 percent growth for the year, while China’s mobile subs grew by 14 percent year over year.

India was one of the main drivers of the record  exceptional  increase in , the final quarter of the year was exceptional. India's mobile operators added 63 million subscribers in the three-month period – a number which exceeds the total subscriber count in either France, Spain, or South Korea. China was once again the country with the second largest subscriber increase, but the number of mobile subscribers in India is rapidly catching up with China. While mobile subscribers in India grew by 42% in 2010, China's mobile base grew by just 14%, and there is now just a 90 million gap between the two countries.

The next highest ranked countries for subscriber growth in the fourth quarter were Brazil, Indonesia, The United Sates, Nigeria, and Egypt. While Asia and other rapidly developing economies continue to drive wireless subscriber growth,