Mobile Phone Market Value Forecast Reveals an Attractive Industry

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The size of the mobile phone market and its growth are commonly measured in terms of shipments; that is, the number of phones sold by manufacturers into distribution channels. This Hotline explores the actual value of the mobile phone market over the past five years, and presents our forecast of this value until 2016. We analyse the reasons behind changing trends and look at the underlying characteristics that continue to make this market attractive to new challengers despite the current dominance of Apple and Samsung.