Juniper Research expects over 160 billion smartphone and tablet apps to be downloaded globally in 2017, according to its latest report.
That’s double this year’s forecast total of 80 billion applications.
Podcast - 3rd July 2013
In our podcast this week we're discussing the new SmartWatch from Sony, talking about Firefox OS smartphones and contemplating Vodafone's partnership with Sainsbury's.
We're also looking at complaint figures, roaming charges, pay as you go pricing, joint ventures, BlackBerry's recent results and the future of Windows Phone.
Mark Bridge writes:
The UK mobile phone industry knows all about subsidised prices. Independent mobile dealers and high-street shops will happily offer a ‘free phone with free connection’ in order to tie a customer into a minimum-term contract.