Ubiquitous Connection. What are the Limitations?
The accessibility to data plans and connected devices has had a resounding effect on the work and leisure habits of most of Americans. It is also changing the way in which we consume business tools and services.
The affordability of data plans has fueled the growth in demand for wireless services. The growth in consumers has increased the market for services and products. The iPhone and iPad continue to be rapidly adopted, and Android devices have their own momentum with up to 500,000 activations per day now according to TechCrunch.
Innovations in mobile devices are fast and furious and the industry has become a multi-million dollar industry. The global mobile applications industry is projected to be worth $25 billion in 2015 in the report World Mobile Applications Market – Advanced Technologies, Global Forecast (2010 – 2015) by marketsandmarkets.com.
From the shift to social sharing and spread of the virtual office, the proliferation of wireless devices and subscriptions continues to grow. Over the last four years, the number of mobile phone subscribers has grown three-fold and the number of telecom jobs has grown five-fold. Will this growth rate continue? (more…)