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Study Suggests 70 Percent of Mobile App Users Pay "Nothing or Very Little" For Apps

Study Suggests 70 Percent of Mobile App Users Pay "Nothing or Very Little" For Apps

Mark Hearn#TB

A recent study conducted by ABI Research notes that 70 percent of mobile app users spend "either nothing or very little" on mobile applications. ABI's study suggests that the mobile application market relies heavily on big spenders as opposed to casual consumers. The highest spending three percent of all app users account for about 20 percent of the mobile app market. It isn't that the...

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%...