US-based eCommerce business Shopatron predicts that the percentage of visits to its retail partners from mobile devices will grow to between 18% and 20% by the end of 2012.
It’s seen the number of mobile visits to Shopatron brand partners grow from 6.5% to 12.2% this year.
Around 2.5 million femtocells were shipped worldwide this year according to ABI Research, substantially less than the three to four million previously expected.
An increase in femtocell commercial operator contracts - a total of 88 in 2011 - had led to expectations of increased shipments.
Samsung Electronics has announced two new additions to its Galaxy smartphone series; the Samsung GALAXY Y DUOS and the Samsung GALAXY Y Pro DUOS.
The ‘Y’ designation means they’re aimed at younger users, while ‘Pro’ indicates a QWERTY keyboard.