Global machine-to-machine market revenue is forecast by IDATE to increase 13 percent annually, reaching €40 billion ($54.3 billion) in 2017.
Over the next few years, enterprise software providers will focus more on providing "enterprise-class support" for mobile data and applications on top of existing mobile architectures, predicts market research firm Gartner.
How much you spend on mobile data and phone service depends on whether you are a manager or not and whether you occupy the C-suite or not.
Apple has acquired AlgoTrim, a Swedish software developer dedicated to maximizing mobile data, imaging, video and computer graphics performance while minimizing memory requirements. Financial details are unknown.
The U.S. mobile data market yielded revenues of $21 billion during the second quarter of 2013, up 4 percent quarter-over-quarter and 14 percent year-over-year, according to new research from Chetan Sharma Consulting.
Mobile device data, and fixed and mobile broadband, will be the most important telecom revenue growth areas over the next few years, driven by higher data usage and increased penetration of smartphones and broadband services, according to a new report by Analysys Mason.
Data now drives close to 44 percent of U.S. mobile industry service revenues and is poised to eclipse the 50 percent threshold later this year, according to new research from Chetan Sharma Consulting.
U.S. mobile operators raked in third quarter 2012 data revenues of $19.9 billion, up 3 percent quarter-over-quarter and 17 percent year-over-year--despite suffering their first-ever decline in overall text messaging traffic and revenues, according to new research from Chetan Sharma Consulting.
Americans consumed more than 1.1 trillion MB of mobile data during the period stretching from July 2011 to June 2012, a 104 percent year-over-year increase, according to CTIA-The Wireless Association.
Mobile data volume has more than doubled in the past year, with wireless network data traffic reaching 1.16 trillion megabytes for the 12 months that ended in June 2012, according to the CTIA wireless trade industry group.