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Friday, December 15, 2006

Cell Phone Predictions for 2007

Roman Polz of Agere Systems lists his predictions for the mobile phone market for the coming year. Among the most interesting:

  • CD-Quality Music Will Be The Killer Cell Phone Application
  • The Earliest and Most Frequent Users of Mobile TV Will be People Riding Trains To and From Work
  • India Will be the Fastest Growing Cell Phone Market for the Next Several Years
  • Simultaneous Cell Phone Applications Will Be Crucial; Those Who Don't Offer Them Will Lose Out to Those Who Do
  • 3G Cell Phones Will Not Be All About Merely Enabling the Connected Lifestyle, but Rather Perfecting the Connected Lifestyle

Source: Converge!