Straight from the Specialists
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We live in an age where emerging technologies are narrowing the divide between humans and machines. As features of mobile phones become more customized and complex, they cease to be just devices of communication. Mobile phones now store more personal information than ever before. They are increasingly being perceived as personalized devices that enhance our lives.
Look around. More than 50 percent of the world’s population is under the age of 30. There are 2.7 billion internet users globally and 87 percent of the world’s population has a mobile phone. According to new research, by the end of 2013, there will be more internet-enabled mobile devices than people in the world.
The strategic shifts in the digital ecosystem have opened up opportunities as well as challenges. Let’s look at what it has in store for key stakeholders.
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Mobile phones have transcended various phases of evolution since the time they began their journey. They have come a long way from being simple feature phones, which were meant for making calls and sending text messages.