Chesterfield, Missouri - Sales of smart phones and wireless PDAs will skyrocket as users embrace anytime, anywhere Internet access. That is one of the conclusions of the new 245-page study, Wireless Web Wonders: Opportunities for Smart Phones and PDAs, released today by Datacomm Research Company.
"Smart phones will grab nearly 90% of mobile phone sales within five years," said Ira Brodsky, President of Datacomm Research and principal author of the report. "Handheld devices will leverage wireless Internet access to help people communicate with each other, buy and sell goods and services, and navigate their local environments. Combined shipments will exceed 350 million units by 2003."
The report explains why the PalmPilot has been so successful, and how a similar strategy can be applied to smart phones. Also included is a wealth of hard-to-get information about the burgeoning wireless data market.
Wireless Web Wonders: Opportunities for Smart Phones and PDAs includes an Executive Summary with forecasts for PDAs, smart phones, and mobile data. The Enabling Technologies section identifies the key technology challenges and opportunities for both handheld devices and wireless networks. The Applications and Markets section -- based on extensive proprietary research -- discusses end-user requirements for 70 wide, metropolitan, and local area network applications. A section on Standards and Organizations discusses the role of thirteen key industry groups, such as the WAP Forum, Home RF Working Group, GSM Association, and CDMA Development Group. Over 90 device manufacturers, network operators, and connectivity solution providers -- from 3COM to Yahoo! -- are featured in the Vendor Profiles section. The 245-page, single-spaced report also includes more than 10 pages of valuable transportation, employment, and retail establishment statistics.
Datacomm Research Company is a leader in tracking, analyzing, and forecasting emerging telecommunication markets. Other Datacomm reports include Portals to Profit, Bandwidth Bonanza, and Satellites in Cyberspace.
Wireless Web Wonders: Opportunities for Smart Phones and PDAs is available for immediate delivery and sells for $1,795.00 (printed or electronic version; $1,995.00 for both versions). Orders may be faxed to (314) 514-9793, phoned to (314) 514-9750, or mailed to Datacomm Research Company, 14318 Millbriar Circle, Chesterfield, Missouri 63017. The report may also be ordered online from the firm's (secure) Web site at www.datacommresearch.com. Visa, Mastercard, and American Express accepted.
Additional conclusions found in Wireless Web Wonders: Opportunities for Smart Phones and PDAs:
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