Ten predictions for the wireless industry

It's that time of year again, and as always, Fierce will take part in the prognostication for top trends next year and reviews of this year throughout the month of December. Since Converge Digest got the ball rolling early this year, here's a taste of what's to come in the way of hoped for omniscience:

Ten predictions for the cell phone industry in 2007:

  • CD-quality music will be a killer app for mobiles
  • mobile TV use will grow, but not as fast as music use
  • train commuters will be the earliest and fastest mobile TV adopters
  • digital cameras on phones will see less adoption than music phones
  • entry-level market will be the sweet-spot for CD-Quality music apps
  • India will be the fasted growing mobile market for several years
  • simultaneous mobile apps will be crucial
  • ARPU will follow from more feature-rich handsets
  • 3G handsets will be about "perfecting" the connected lifestyle
  • More collaborators will be necessary to survive and thrive in the cell phone market

As always, a lot of old hat.

For more on the predictions:
- see the full write-up here

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