Mobile Economy Essay

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The Mobile Economy 2013 The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide. Spanning more than 220 countries, the GSMA unites nearly 800 of the world’s mobile operators with more than 230 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem , including handset makers, software companies, equipment providers and Internet companies, as well as organisations in industry sectors such as financial services, healthcare, media, transport and utilities. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events such as the Mobile World Congress and Mobile Asia Expo. For more information, please visit the GSMA corporate website at www.gsma.com or Mobile World live, the online portal for the mobile communications industry, at www.mobileworldlive.com A.T. KeArney is a global team of forward-thinking, collaborative partners that delivers immediate, meaningful results and long-term transformative advantage to clients. Since 1926, we have been trusted advisors on CEO-agenda issues to the world’s leading organisations across all major industries and sectors. A.T. Kearney’s offices are located in major business centres in 39 countries. The firm’s telecoms practice works with the senior management teams of fixed line, mobile, cable and satellite operators as well as vendors on their most important strategic and operational challenges. A.T. KeArney Lansdowne House, Berkeley Square London W1J 6ER United Kingdom www.atkearney.com AuThorS: Mark Page, Partner, Communication, Media & Technology Practice mark.page@atkearney.com Dr. Maria Molina, Principal, Communication, Media & Technology Practice Gordon Jones, Consultant Danil Makarov, Consultant CONTENTS 1 2 2.1 2.2 2.3 ExEcutivE Summary Global markEt introduction mobile Proliferation around the World regional differences in Growth data is the driving Force of Growth 4 10 11 16 22 30 32 32 42 45 48 49 50 51 54 55 58 62 64 66 70
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