Research Analyses Messaging Markets

Portio Research has released its market study, Mobile Messaging Futures 2009-2013 Analysis and Growth Forecasts for Mobile Messaging Markets Worldwide: 3rd Edition.
The 382-page report offer in-depth analysis of the SMS, MMS, mobile email and mobile Instant Messaging (IM) markets, with 345 figures and 37 tables, market analysis, growth forecasts, regional splits and country data  
Worldwide, says Portio, mobile messaging is a $130 billion industry in 2008, with SMS still totally dominating the messaging mix. Portios forecasts show that value rising to reach $224 billion by the end of 2013. 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 that date, with SMS responsible for approximately 9% of total operator service revenues.
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. This report extensive forecast data, messaging market sizing for 2007 and 2008, and forecasts for growth through 2013.
The report costs 1,995 for a 1-5 user team licence; 3,495 for a small or medium-sized company PDF licence; or 4,995 for a large corporate PDF unlimited licence. Theres more information here.