2012: Data, spectrum and the race to LTE

1Executive Summary

The past year in mobile has been even more eventful than most of us would have predicted. Our appetite for mobile data grew dramatically; Google’s Android continued its march to worldwide dominance; Amazon joined the tablet bandwagon; and AT&T tried and failed to acquire T-Mobile USA, among many other things. All of that activity lays the groundwork for a very promising — and very challenging — 2012. This research note serves both as a review of the major trends and events of 2011 as well as a forecast for the coming year.

Companies mentioned in this report include Akamai, Amazon, America Movil, Apple, AT&T, Cotendo, Deutsche Telekom, Dish Network, Glympse, Google, Groupon, iAd, Ignition Partners, Menlo Ventures, Microsoft, Millennial Media, Nokia, PatientSafe Solutions, Quattro Wireless, Republic Wireless, Research In Motion, Samsung, Sprint, Square, Starbucks, T-Mobile USA, TPG Capital and Verizon Wireless.

Next: Introduction
Relevant Analyst
Colin Gibbs

Colin Gibbs

Founder and Principal Peak Mobile Insights

Do you want to speak with Colin Gibbs about this topic?

Learn More
You must be logged in to post a comment.
No Comments Subscribers to comment
Explore Related Topics

Learn about our services or Contact us: Email / 800-292-3024