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Android to Dominate Through 2017, Smartphone Shipments to Hit 1.7B Units, Firm Says

Android to Dominate Through 2017, Smartphone Shipments to Hit 1.7B Units, Firm Says

Todd Haselton

Android’s market share is continuing to climb in the United States, and one firm believes that Google’s mobile operating system will continue to dominate the smartphone market through 2017. According to a report released by Ovum on Thursday, Android had a 44% share of the smartphone market during 2011, up form just 17% the year before. The firm believes that Android will obtain a 48%...