About 108 bln mobile apps to be downloaded in 2017

Friday 22 February 2013 | 03:56 CET | News
The number of mobile application downloads worldwide doubled during 2012 and reached 60.1 billion, up from 29.5 billion in 2011, according to a new research report from Berg Insight. The growth will continue and annual downloads will reach 108 billion by 2017. Revenues from applications, including direct revenues and in-application ad revenues reached EUR 6.4 billion in 2012. Application revenues are forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 17 percent to reach EUR 14.1 billion in 2017. Apple's App Store is the clear leader in monetisation of mobile applications and will keep the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Google
Countries: World
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