Video Infographic: 15 Facts About The Internet In 2015
Mobile devices are over taking the PC for surfing the web with Morgan Stanley analyst Mary Meeker predicting that web surfing from mobile devices while surpass that by PCs in 2014. This exceptional video infographic by Neolabs presents interesting data about the future trends for the mobile industry (and they do it in a very innovative way):
“The number of people who access the Internet only through mobile devices will grow from 14 million in 2010 to 788 million by 2015. Meanwhile, the number of smartphones will rise from about 500 million today to 2.5 billion.”
This is a major shift for our society, technologically but also politically and economically. Mobile and the social technologies it enables will free people to work, live and learn in transformative new ways.
The Future of the Mobile Industry
Researchers for the Chetan Sharma Consulting group have put together a 2011 State of the Global Mobile Industry mid-year assessment and have come up with some very interesting findings about the future of the mobile industry. Their report estimates that Mobile is now 2% of the World’s GDP.
To view the key findings in the report, browse the slideshow below (I recommend you view it fullscreen).
The History of Mobile and the Outlook Toward 2020
From the first US patent was issued for a wireless phone in 1906 all the way to the first commercial mobile phone in the 1980s and the touchscreen smartphones today, the mobile industry has come a long way. For quick visual history of the mobile industry, this is a great video: