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September 5, 2013

Mobile Web Population to exceed 165 million by 2015 omic Times



165 million mobile Internet users in India by March 2014: IAMAI-IMRB - Economic Times: ": India is expected to have close to 165 million mobile internet users by March 2015 (rpt) 2015, up from 87.1 million in December 2012 as more people are accessing the web through mobile devices and dongles, a report by Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and IMRB said today."


According to the report, the number of mobile Internet users increased to 87.1 million by December 2012 from 78.7 million users in October 2012, who accessed Internet through dongles and tablet PCs.
This is expected to grow further to 92.9 million (by March 2013), 130.6 million (by March 2014) and 164.8 million by March 2015.
The number of mobile Internet users in the country stood at 4.1 million in March 2009, the study said.
Of the 78.7 million users in October 2012, 61 million Off-Deck users (accessing sites other than sites of the operator), 15 million On-Deck users (accessing only sites specified by the operator), the report said.
"The remaining 2.7 million users accessed the internet using dongles (i.e. connected to Internet using2G3G or high-speed data cards)," it added.
The report said an average monthly bill of a user who access Internet on mobile devices is Rs 460. Of this, about Rs 198 is spent towards Internet expenses.

August 25, 2012

Global Mobile Market shrinks in 2012,Apple, Samsung posts huge gains


An estimated 419 million cell phones were sold to end users in the second quarter of 2012 , down from just over 1 billion in the second quarter of 2011. IDC, which estimates channel sales and not end-user sales, said earlier this month that the market grew by 1% year-over-year in the second quarter.However Global mobile phone market shrank by 2.3%, 
According to Gartner’s numbers, Apple and Samsung were the two biggest winners by a mile in the June quarter of 2012. Apple sold an estimated 28.94 million iPhones compared to 19.63 million in the same quarter last year, while Samsung’s end-user sales climbed to 90.43 million mobile phones from 69.83 million in the second quarter of 2011.
The only other vendors that saw growth in the quarter were Huawei and ZTE, which sold 17.94 million phones last quarter compared to 13.07 million during the same period last year. All other vendors saw year-over-year declines according to Gartner, including HTC (2498), which sold 9.30 million phones compared to 11.02 million in Q2 2011, and RIM, which saw sales drop 37% to 7.99 million units from 12.65 million during the same quarter last year.