Monday, December 24, 2007

FT.com / Companies / Telecoms - iPhone users raise network hopes

The 3G iPhone will make this an even rosier picture for service providers

Buyers of Apple’s iPhone have turned out to be voracious users of electronic mail and other data services, giving network operators hope that the much-hyped device will finally unlock billions of dollars in mobile advertising revenue.

After years of false dawns for operators, the use of mobile phones for web surfing is on the verge of becoming widespread in Europe and the US, and iPhone research by O2 shows the device is acting as an important catalyst for such activity.

FT.com / Companies / Telecoms - iPhone users raise network hopes

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