17% of Global Traffic Comes via the Mobile Internet

17.4% of Global Web Traffic Comes Through Mobile: "People around the globe are accessing the web via their smartphones more often than ever. So far in 2013, 17.4% of web traffic has come through mobile, representing more than a 6% increase since 2012 when 11.1% of traffic came from mobile

Penetration of SIM Cards in Europe Highest in the world at 125%

At the end of 2012, Europe had close to 400M unique mobile subscribers (i.e. people) actively using 629 million mobile connections (i.e. SIM cards).

Chinese Mobile Web Inching towards a billion mark, ,838million of out 1.23billion go online via web

Chinese Mobile Internet Users have just surpasses 838 million in January ,2014 According to Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) , this accounts for 68% of total Mobile Users


Saturday, November 30, 2013

US Mobile Data Consumption : 50 States Ranked

Hispanic Mobile Data and how it spends online

Hispanic Mobile Data, what they spend | Small Business Marketing:

Friday, November 29, 2013

17.4% of Global Mobile Web Traffic Comes Through Mobile

Global Regions with Mobile web traffic compared with last 2 years

17.4% of Global Web Traffic Comes Through Mobile: "People around the globe are accessing the web via their smartphones more often than ever. So far in 2013, 17.4% of web traffic has come through mobile, representing more than a 6% increase since 2012 when 11.1% of traffic came from mobile.

Statista's chart below  shows the breakup of the Mobile web users by geographic regions and compared it with continents . African and Asia's mobile web usage has been the highest in the last two years and has increased by 10% to 26%.. which means out of  every 100  users, 26 of them login to the web via mobile

Europe growth appears to be subdued with 4% increases (5 to 9% ). US Mobile web numbers have too increased by 6%

Mobile Web Traffic vs Mobile Traffic

Mobile web Traffic vs Mobile Traffic 

According to data from StatCounter, mobile devices now drive almost 20 percent of all global Internet traffic. In Africa, it’s 25 percent, while in Asia it’s nearly 30 percent.
According to the latest reports India is the most mobile-centric country in the world, with 61 percent of its Internet traffic coming via mobile devices.

Will Mobile Video Kill the Youtube Star ?

Mobile Phone vs Tooth Brush : What is used more

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Indonesia's Smartphone Ownership Grew 100% in a year, with 24% penetration

The above data shows the " top 5  handsets with highest share of ad impressions, in Indonesia are  Samsung Galaxy Y and  Nokia X201 

Smartphones are seeing a significant uptick in ownership in Indonesia, according to a study by an Australian market research company  The country has seen a huge rise in smartphone ownership in the last two years 

Between March 2012 and 2013, smartphone ownership doubled from 12% of the population to 24% as mobile phone ownership rose by 10 percentage points, reaching 84% of the population in March 2013.

Android forms 28% Mobile Ad Impressions in Canada

In terms of  Mobile  Impressions across Handsets Apple declined by 2% while  ad imressions across Samsung Handsets increased 7%

in canada  ad impressions across iOS declined by 2% as compared to Q2, 2013 , However it forms 60% of overall Ad inventories while Android forms 28% Mobile Ad Impressions in Canada

In Canada Mobile Apps form 42% of overall digital Ad spends

58% Ad Impressions in Canada  across Inmobi  Network  are across  Smartphones, while   42% are across Mobile Apps
As compared to last quarter  ( Q2,2013 vs Q3,2013) The  Device Share  of Smartphones  Impressions declined by 3%, while  advertising impressions across Tablets  increased by 0.5%

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Smartphones Shipments Surpass One billion this year,grows by 39% YoY

Global Shipments of Smartphones

Global smartphone shipments from 4th quarter 2009 to 3rd quarter 2013, by vendor (in million units)

Average decline in the Cost of Smartphones compared by year

Smartphone  shipments across the Globe is now  estimated to surpass and exceed one billion in 2013.According to the latest IDC report from Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to surpass 1.0 billion units in 2013, representing 39.3% growth over 2012

The catalyst for  the sharp increase in Smartphone has to do with lower prices and  lower cost of  replacement  .As Smartphones start replacing feature phones specially in the "BRIC countries.The number of Smartphones is expected to get a huge fillip led by demand for low-cost computing in emerging markets

The average price of Smartphones has come down, to $337 in 2013  as compared to $387 in 2012 which is a decline of -12.8%  as per IDC data

With falling prices of Handsets along with along with a shortened  PLC ( product Life cycle) ..Smartphones will see increasing penetration in the time to come

By 2017, total smartphone shipments are expected to approach 1.7 billion units, resulting in a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.4% from 2013 to 2017.

Smartphone Advertising in India declines by 3% in 2013

The above data  from Mobile Network Inmobi shows the state of the  “ the Mobile  Advertising Market in India  which has been compared  with  the last 2 Quarters, 2013
The Mobile advertising across Smartphone has actually declined by 2% in Q3 2013 compared with Q2,2013

Monday, November 25, 2013

In Australia Tablets accounts for 22% Mobile Ad Impressions,

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Vine Flick and Instagram Among The Fastest Growing Mobile Apps this year:

A recent study by GlobalWebIndex on the most used App shows that  the video app Vine 2013 is the app with the biggest increase in users. Vine users can create videos six seconds long and share them on Twitter or Facebook. Compared to the first quarter of 2013, the number of users for this application has increased by 403% to 23 million. 

Vine has moved to 14th place in the most used apps: 3% of all mobile internet users have it. The most used app remains Google Maps. One in two users has it and its usage growth is around 82% – no signs of stagnation then. In second and third place are Flickr and Instagram, two photo apps. With WhatsApp (+123%), Skype (+111%) and the Facebook Messenger App (+107%) there are three messaging apps in the Top 10. YouTube, Twitter and Foursquare complete the Top 10.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Mobile Broadband Penetration and Subscribers Across 6 Continents

Mobile Broadband Speeds across The world 

The Above Chart Shows the Graphical Representation on The Mobile Broadband Penetration across the 6 Continents across the Globe
The American Continent boasts the biggest   Subscribers with 460 million with mobile web penetration  of 48% a,
European  Penetration of Mobile Broadband,  with a similar base of subscribers , has a highest Mobile Broadband Penetration of 68%

penetration Europe is number 1 with 68% Subscription, Africa with 93million subscribers have 11% penetration and ranks 3 Europe comes no 2 with  

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Global Mobile usage vs Smartphone penetration

The  chart above shows that Mobile revenue growth has been almost growing by 100% a year, ( considering the lower base of mobile penetration during the initial years (Real Mobile Growth started 2009 onwards ) this is not surprising. However as the Mobile Market tends to stabilise ,this growth will come down, However till that happens Mobile will continue to grow by Healthy Numbers

While  percentage of Mobile Users is set to increase by 20% by the Year 2016, while the number of smartphone users  will grow  around 15% 

Why Mobile is Yet to Go Mainstream


Facts about  Mobile Advertising? | Business Insider India: "While Mobile continues to grow faster than any traditional media.. andin some countries they are growing exponentially.. But here are some facts on " why Mobile is Yet to get Mainstream

The size of the Mobilemarket is still quite small, but growing: U.S. mobile ad revenues were about $1.2 billion in 2011. This year, that same total was reached in just the first six months, IAB reports.

Mobile advertising is way behind in terms of getting its fair share: In 2011, mobile accounted for 10 percent of U.S. media consumption, but only 1 percent of ad spend. And Google essentially accounted for 62 percent of global mobile ad spend last year."

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Deloitte Report on Mobile data Explosion

US Smartphone Penetration will exceed 90% by August 16th,2015

The US is on the verge of having a 90% smartphone penetration by August 16,2016 . According to Horace Dideu of Asymco The adoption of smartphones in the US is on track for reaching 90% of the available audience by August 2016. 

This is a mere eight years after smartphones reached 10% penetration, which means Smartphone adoption in US grew 900% in eight years. The below charts shows the How American Consumer adoption of technology has changed   exponentially from 1962 to 2013

In the chart above "The mobile growth and adoption in US" has been compared with other consumer technology  adoption, including the adoption and growth  of TV, Fridge , AC, dishwasher, Microwave  , VCR,PC, Internet growth  and subsequently " Mobile, Smartphones and Tablets

Technology adoption : from dishwasher to PC

So while it took 27 years for consumers to move from TV to internet,   1966 to 193,14 years to move from  Feature phones to Smartphones.

In comparison it the adoption of Smartphone by 50% US consumers took a mere 5 years, (2007 to 2012) and it will take a mere 2 years for this to reach 90%

tags: Mobile, US, Charts, PC, Internet, technology, charts, Smartphones, Gadgets

Mobile Data Revenue set to grow 40% by 2015

Mobile commerce revenue

Mobile data Revenue charts
A recent Deloitte  market study 49% wireless companies believe thtt Internet/web-based companies, rather  than network carriers or handset makers, will dominate  mobile in five years.

Around 70% mobile companies" think that Internet/web-based companies, defined as companies in the Google and Apple mould, will come to dominate the mobile sector in five years. Meanwhile, 87% feels "that to sustain competitiveness, carriers must make the  transition from the walled gardens of the past to new  organizational models built around open development  ecosystems.

Mobile services are poised to dominate future  revenue opportunities – mobile cloud, M2M and mobile payments thought to hold most value  potential. Mobile data revenue is set to grow 40% in US by 2015,Meanwhile CISCO predicts mobile data traffic to growth 250% in the next 2 years

Monday, November 18, 2013

Intex becomes first Indian company to launch 'Octacore' smartphone

Via link

Intex becomes first Indian company to launch 'Octacore' smartphone - The Economic Times: "Computer peripherals maker Intex Technologies said Monday that it had become the first local handset maker to begin selling Octacore smartphone in India which will allow users to do more with their smartphones as it offers faster processing speeds.

Octacore essentially means eight processing cores built in together, which allows users to run multiple applications at the same time without the phone coming to stand still or heating up. Multi-core chipsets are made by several companies including China's MediaTek, US-based QualComm, NVidia and BroadCom.

Octacore is small but fast growing segment within smartphones after Samsung launched the S4 with the Exynos 5 octa-core processor early this year. Rival handset maker Huawei, which has little presence in India, also plans to come out with smartphones on the ultra-fast processor

Tags : smartphone,Octacore, Intex, Technology

Global Mobile Users vs Mobile Commerce

Tags : Mobile web, Mobile commerce, ecommerce, mobile usage, Smartphone 

Mobile Web Traffic vs 3G penetration in the Sub Sahara Countries:

Asia-Pacific Leads the World in Mobile Web Traffic


 Asia-Pacific Leads the World in Mobile Traffic Consumption |

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Tablet Shopping Apps to Take over Mobile Shopping

Mobile Shopping App is The Top Priority in 2013 [Infographic] | ShoutEm - Mobile App Creator - Make App: "eMarketer predicts that mobile spend will rise to 15% of online sales by the end of 2013, and will have a greater impact than it did last year.

A Report from  Amazon, show that  42.9 million visitors from US  access its site exclusively via smartphones and tablets in June, according to a comScore analysis released this week.
That means 29% of Amazon shoppers are mobile-only (Amazon’s total digital audience was 149.3 million)

 Recent findings by Information Week and Mobile Commerce World claim that converting e-commerce web pages into a mobile shop is the top priority in 2013 for IT organizations."

Smartphone shopping vs Tablet Commerce

tags: Mobile, Smartphone, Digital, M commerce, Mobile web, Mobile Shopping, Tablets, Digital ,Marketing,

Google to Launch Nexus 10 Tablets before Cyber Monday

Report: Google to Launch the New Nexus 10 Tablet Next Week: "There have been precious few details on Google’s second-generation Nexus 10, but new reports are now suggesting that the 10-inch tablet could go on sale as early as next week.

A product page for the device was temporarily listed on the Google Play store earlier this week, indicating the tablet would go on sale Nov. 21. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Google has since deleted the page from its website."

The story was first spotted by Ubergizmo and it said , Google will announce the Nexus 10 2 on November 21, just days ahead of Black Friday.", although the tech website has since removed its article on the issue.

According to a report published by Sidhtech, Google has already notified app developers to make changes as soon as possible.Currently, applications available on the Google Play store are tailored made for smartphones.

Google's second-gen Nexus 10  details are sket2560 x 1600 resolution display, a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 CPU and 3GB of RAM. It is also expected to launch with Android 4.4 Kit Kat, the latest iteration of Android that is now available for most other Nexus tablets.

Read more at: http://www.gizbot.com

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Samsung's Fastest Selling Smartphones in 2013

With over 5 million Galaxy Note 3 sold in a month, 40 million Galaxy 4 Sales Samsung  has
made an infographic showcasing their achievement  and the top 3 sale 

Samsung Reminisces About Their 2013 Accomplishments in an Infographic Ad | Androidheadlines.com: "Withless than 50 days left in for the new year 2014. Samsung's Infographic provides 5 insights on   their achievement in 2013  which include the Galaxy S4, Galaxy Note 3, and the Galaxy Gear, which is the star of the “History of Wearable Devices,” but it is also a part of Samsung’s Mobile division, so they included here as well."

How Smartphones and Apps are changing the Brick and Mortar Retail Stores

  1. Out of all Holiday shoppers  with smartphones, 62% of them accessed that store’s site or app and only 37 percent of respondents accessed a competitor’s site or app.. (Source: ForeSee, 2013)
  2. 56% of American adults are now smartphone owners. (Source: Pew Internet & American Life Project, 2013)
  3. 75 percent of Americans bring their phones to the bathroom. (Source: Digiday, 2013)
  4. Mobile now accounts for 12 percent of Americans’ media consumption time, triple its share in 2009. (Source: Digiday, 2013)
  5. 27% of companies worldwide planned to implement location-based marketing in 2013. (Source: Econsultancy, 2013)
  6. 29% of mobile users are open to scanning a mobile tag to get coupons (Source: Microsoft Tag, 2012

How Mobile is Shortening Holiday Shopping

Mobile Shortens Holiday Shopping (Schedule And Spend) So You Have More Time To Be Thankful - Forbes: " annual 2013 Holiday Survey found fewer than 19% of consumers polled started shopping last month. That’s 5% fewer than last year. Oh, and a projected spend of $825, also down 5%.

According to 15,200 consumers  which was a part of survey  was asked about holiday spending and shopping activities, part of the answer has to do with increased use of mobile outreach and planning. "

65%  indicated they had already used, or planned to use, their mobile devices to research shopping options. All of which means the time consumer actually feel they need to shop has gotten a lot smaller this year.

Adobe predicts an increase of 21 percent in Thanksgiving Day online sales, totaling $1.1 billion, as well as record growth of 17 percent on Black Friday, totaling $1.6 billion. It expects consumers to spend more than $2.27 billion online on Cyber Monday, up 15 percent year-over-year.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Globally 25% Mobile Handsets " made by Samsung"

Source: StatCounter Global Stats - Mobile Vendor Market Share : The chart shows the domination Power of Samsung as it shot up to 25% markletshare

Global populations without Mobile Handsets

via chartsbin.com

This map shows the population without mobile phones. For every mobile phone, an additional .8 percentage point is added to GDP growth. The countries with the largest populations without mobile phones stand to gain the most from growing mobile penetration. 

Mobile Data Plans From T Mobile: Light vs Medium vs Heavy Usage

Comparing T Mobile Service Plans via  WhistleOut:

Wireless carrier T-Mobile has come up with a recent infographic on its wireless services and Mobile Plans

All of the comparison numbers for all plan combinations on the Galaxy S3 can be compared here across 24 month period including the costs of the new Equipment Installation Plan on T-Mobile.