Walking the Talk

Purton, Peter
April 2007
Red Herring;4/16/2007, Vol. 4 Issue 14, p26
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the interest shown by mobile handset makers and network operators on new mobile applications. It is stated that companies are focusing more on smarter consumer models, which means that people might finally start using their phones for more than just talking and messaging. Tony Cripps, senior analyst at London-based telecommunications and software research house Ovum, states that the problem is how to get the technology to maximize the user experience with applications developed for the Internet and overcome the limitations of mobile networks. According to London-based Informa Telecom and Media, the market for mobile communities and user-generated content will be worth $13.1 billion by 2011.


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