Mobile wireless performance 2013: US vs EU

A very recent Mobile Wireless Performance Report by the GSMA, the global association of mobile operators and related companies, reveals a huge gap between the mobile wireless consumption in the United States and European Union (EU). The EU market is underperforming compared to the US one and lagging behind in terms of deployment of the next-gen wireless infrastructures and the advanced systems. In the EU, the mobile wireless market is hugely fragmented which prevents mobile carriers from capturing lucrative economies of scale and scope and generally slows down the evolution of the mobile wireless ecosystem.

No secret that innovative wireless technologies such as 4G / LTE boost mobile apps development. Given the EU hasn't yet crossed the 1% threshold by total LTE connections and the USA is expected to see a 19% penetration rate by Q4 2013 - it's a no-brainer to guess which region will see the mobile apps boom.

In general, the Report states that:

Get more details from the infographic below.

 

Comparing Mobile Wireless Performance In 2013: EU vs. USA [Infographic] from INTERSOG
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