Report: Market for feature phones apps to double by 2016, generating $1B

The mobile application market for feature phones will experience strong demand over the coming years, according to a new study from Ovum, seeing revenues double by 2016 reaching nearly $1 billion. Having long been overshadowed by the smartphone apps business, Ovum believes that developing and publishing apps for feature phones has now become much easier. This could mean a more profitable market for those firms that focus on the feature phone sector than the highly competitive smartphone arena. Article

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