Portio Offers Half-price Messaging Report

Portio Research is offering its Mobile Messaging Futures 2009-2013 report for half price.
The 3rd Edition of the report offers 382 pages of data on SMS, MMS, mobile email and mobile IM (Instant Messaging), with almost 400 charts, figures and tables, results from Portios vendor survey, market analysis, growth forecasts, regional splits and country data .
According to the report, mobile messaging was a $130 billion ($80 billion) industry in 2008, and is forecast to grow to 224 billion by the end of 2013. SMS still totally dominates the messaging mix. The report forecasts that even in 2013, messaging will still account for approximately 60% of all non-voice service revenues worldwide, and within that, SMS will account for some 55% of all messaging revenues. With mobile data revenues expected to account for between 25 and 30% of total operator service revenues worldwide by 2013, that means that messaging will account for approximately 17% of total operator service revenues by 2013. SMS will be responsible for approximately 9% of total operator service revenues in 2013.
Across the planet, SMS is booming, with forecasts predicting aggressive growth ahead for the next six years. The report looks in detail at the massive opportunities that lie ahead as worldwide mobile messaging markets continue to rise in value by a staggering $20 billion per year for the next five years.
The report includes:

  • Detailed growth forecasts to 2013 for SMS, MMS, mobile email and mobile IM
  • Detailed analysis of the rapid growth still to come over the next 6 years
  • Detailed traffic and revenue growth forecasts for SMS and MMS
  • Vendor profiles, country-level analysis and much more
  • 38-slide Executive Summary

The report costs 995 (+ VAT) for a 1 – 5 user PDF team licence; 1,995 for a small or medium size PDF company licence; and 2,450 for a large corporate PDF unlimited licence.
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