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This report provides an analysis of the development of second- and third-generation mobile networks and technologies towards the provision of mobile Internet applications and services. As well as examining current technologies and applications and their varying degrees of uptake in different world markets, the report looks at some of the major regulatory and policy issues raised as the Internet takes its first steps towards becoming a truly mobile medium.
The final part of the report presents a series of statistical tables that present the latest available data for more than 200 economies worldwide in terms of their adoption of mobile communications and the Internet. The tables include a specially prepared Mobile Internet Index that attempts to gauge the likelihood of adoption of the mobile Internet in different economies.