Startling Statistics for Mobile Web

As the big guns of mobile devices duke it out for supremacy we’re left in no doubt that mobile devices are the way forward when it comes to accessing the web as these statistics show.

These startling mobile web statistics have businesses scrambling to get their mobile web presence out there and with the popularity with QR (Quick Response) codes on the rise they have ample opportunity to promote their mobile presence in various ways.

  • 77 percent of the world’s population subscribe to mobile, that’s 5.3 billion people.

Now objectively we don’t know exactly how much time people are spending on their mobile phone – surfing the mobile web, but the statistic below gives us an indication of what is predicted in the future.

  • In 2009 half a billion people accessed mobile Internet worldwide. Statistical data given by analysis companies such as Gartner indicate that usage is expected to double within five years as mobile overtakes the PC as the most popular way to get on the Web.

It’s very telling that Gartner believes that mobile will overtake PC usage and we only have to look around to see that in effect. You could walk down any busy street and see at least one person glued to their Smartphone. They could be sending or viewing an SMS or email – or they could be mobile surfing to find the address of a store?

Quite possibly they could be making a purchase of something. Gartner also revealed some staggering predictions for ad revenue and this would indicate that businesses placing ads on mobile websites feel there is huge value in this sector.

  • Gartner predicts mobile ad revenue will be $3.3 billion in 2012. This will explode to $20.6 billion in 2015. It will double each year and will continue to grow thereafter.

Sources: |

What are your thoughts on this? Do you use your mobile phone to surf the web? Would you purchase from a link placed on a mobile website?

These startling statistics for mobile web surfing show that mobile web use is on the up and up and predictions show it’s not slowing down.

Let us build you a custom mobile website demo today.

0 thoughts on “Startling Statistics for Mobile Web

  1. As illustrated in the video and in this post, 2010 was the year limobe connected the world. All the data compared in the video reflect the trend and tendency from social media to limobe phone. That is really true. From my own experience, I prefer smart-phone to regular phone; twitter and youtube video could be more easily get access to through limobe phone. The limobe devices provide people a higher speed of sending message and sharing information with friends. The rising requirement of social networking is also the reason that pushing the development of limobe devices. Mobile devices makes the communication and sharing much more convenient and easily to get access to. This is also the trend of education. Actually, 2010 limobe year seems to bring learning to a new era. The limobe learning platform makes learning more flexible and efficient. Besides the learning periods in class or in school, learners could have more time to choose for study. For fixing of school time may not be proper for every students, a limobe study device could enlarger the learning period and provide students a more comfortable learning environment. If education could become a freer issue, many problems in schools now could be solved easily. For example, the misunderstanding of certain knowledge point could be revised after school time, without teacher’s present; students who want to learn more after class could have and control their own study pace. However, here is a question that I am wondering. For higher efficiency education, does limobe learning have any disadvantages? The flexibility provided by limobe device for study could really do great benefits for active learners, but what about inactive learners? Will limobe device give those students an excuse to escape school study time? As for me, I prefer limobe device for learning language. This is really a very good method for language learning. With such mobility, language learning could start at any time that the learners consider necessary, which provides the chance of bring language to real context. Any other software or technology that could create or intimate real context still cannot be compared with real context. That is the great advantage of limobe device for language learning.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *