Having a mobile website presence is fast becoming a priority for any business interested in expanding their digital footprint. Consider the following statistics to validate this growing phenomenon:
· There are currently 297 million mobile subscribers.
· 2.5 billion text messages are sent each day.
· By 2013, more people will access the internet from their mobile device than from their PC’s – CTIA.
· More than 70 million PC tablets (like the iPad) will be sold in 2011. - “iPad’s Buzz Saw Success cuts into PC sales”
· 58% of smartphone owners had used their phone to go online every day of the week vs. 78% for PC users. – eMarketer
· By the end of 2011 50% of all US phones will be smartphones