Report: Revenue from mobile data to exceed $200B this year

Informa Telecoms & Media is predicting that revenue from global mobile data services will exceed $200 billion this year for the first time. Total mobile data revenues reached approximately $157 billion in 2007. Research from the first quarter reveals that mobile data service revenues exceeded $49 billion, accounting for a 42.7 percent year-over-year increase. This figure means that mobile operators now generate approximately one fifth of their revenue from data services. Release