How Mobile Broadband is Driving a Transformation
Mobile broadband related advances are changing the legacy business models of the telecom sector. In developing nations around the globe, many people will likely encounter the internet for the first time via an inexpensive smartphone.
Infonetics Research has released excerpts from its latest 3G and 4G LTE, WiMAX Broadband Devices and Subscribers market study that highlights these changes.
“We expect to see some segmentation in the smartphone market in the next 12 to 24 months between high-end ‘ultra smart’ smartphones and a new breed of ‘smart enough’ smartphones aimed at the lower end of the market,” says Richard Webb, directing analyst at Infonetics Research.