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Mobile broadband revenues to soar to 2014

Business mobile data revenue to increase 17% in 2010

Worldwide mobile data services revenues are expected to increase 17 percent in 2010. Through 2014, mobile data services revenues will grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 12 percent.

While the world recession has caused hardship for many businesses, it has had little impact on their use of mobile data services, according to an update to ABI Research's Business Mobility Market Data.

Mobile broadband revenues will be highest in North America from 2010 to 2014. However, the greatest share the mobile broadband services wallet will go to mobile business customers in Eastern Europe and the Middle East where in 2014 revenues will grow to 27 percent and 26 percent of total spending respectively.

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Application download revenues will see the greatest growth with Asia Pacific mobile business customers. The highest portion of ARPU spend for these applications will come from business customers in Asia Pacific and Western Europe.

"Company consolidations have forced the remaining workforce to become even more efficient. Mobile data services offer the most options for tailoring services to the needs and work practices of workers in order to increase productivity and business efficiency," said ABI practice director Dan Shey.

Messaging services will maintain their leadership position for data revenues, fuelled by the penetration and growing use of SMS services by business customers worldwide. Total worldwide messaging revenues from this segment will grow 10 percent through 2014, equaling $48 billion.

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