Open Mobile Browser Market on Track for Strong Growth

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| The mobile open Internet browser segment will grow from 76 million browsers
| delivered in 2007 to about 700 million in 2013, according to ABI Research.
| The mobile browser market in general will be installed on 1.5 billion
| handsets by that year, the company predicts.
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http://www.linuxinsider.com/rsstory/62590.html


Related and recent:

Linux Market to Triple by 2012

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| Analyst firm Research and Markets has just put out a project on Linux-based
| server and client hardware sales, and is projecting that the market will more
| than triple between 2007 and 2012. *
|
| A market for a platform is not the same as an ecosystem for it, which is much
| larger in that it includes the cost of people and third-party software and
| services for the code that runs atop the platform. So the R&M Linux market
| numbers might seem a little small. In any event, the consultancy pegged the
| Linux product and services market for Linux running on servers and clients
| (but not embedded systems) at $2.4 billion in 2007. * *
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http://www.itjungle.com/tlb/tlb031108-story07.html


Related:

2010: Russia's open software market to grow 4-fold

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| Analysts note that Linux vendors are traditionally present on the mobile
| device market. According to forecasts the OS might become the leader in
| the segment accounting for 40% of it by 2010. ?Currently the share of
| mobile devices with Linux OS is not big in Russia as compared to other
| countries, such as China, for instance. However, the producer's policy,
| Nokia in particular testifies to the fact the situation is changing
| for the better", Ms. Karaeva concluded.
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http://eng.cnews.ru/news/top/indexEn...7/05/15/249978