Wireless Information in Professional Markets 2009-2010Document Transcript
Get more info on this report!Wireless Information in Professional Markets 2009-2010October 22, 2009The market for critical business and professional information delivered via cell phone orPDA might be the most exciting application to spring out of the technology revolution.Adoption of these services has already taken hold in the fields of law, health care andfinance, but its full potential has not yet been met. Wireless Information inProfessional Markets 2009-2010 focuses on market penetration, usage patterns,pricing, end-user segment profiles, major players, emerging technologies and thechallenges this market will face as it continues to evolve.Wireless Information examines wireless technology in the context of its ability to deliverinformation to professionals and how that will impact the companies that develop andsell information aimed at professionals. The report provides: An overview of the size of the market broken down by the law, business and health care industries; Includes a discussion of industry, business and technology forces impacting wireless information; Profiles the leading professional wireless information providers; Identifies and analyzes the key networks that carry or provide wireless communication services in the following regions: North America, Europe and Asia; and Examines the core technologies (cellular, 3G, satellite, bluetooth, WiFi ) and devices (smartphones, PDAs, e-readers, media players, mobile computing) used in wireless information markets.Additional InformationStamford, CT—October 21, 2009—The health care sector and small businesses willprosper the most from widespread implementation and use of wireless broadband,according to Wireless Information in Professional Markets 2009-2010 the latest
strategic market report released today from Simba Information, a leading media industryforecast and analysis firm.By 2012, the percentage of U.S. physicians using smartphones will increase to 81%.The current rate of penetration is 64%. Productivity improvements due to use of mobilebroadband solutions across the U.S. health care industry are valued at almost $7 billion.That number is expected to triple by 2016 to $27.2 billion.The professional segment within the wireless industry is growing, but has been losing itsshare of total revenue due to the explosive growth of sales to consumers. Due to thisloss in share, Simba estimates approximately 33% of the wireless industry, including allservice and device sales, is generated by the professional market.The market for critical business and professional information delivered via cell phone orPDA might be the most exciting application to spring out of the technology revolution.Adoption of these services has already taken hold in the fields of law, health care andfinance, but its full potential has not yet been met. This report focuses on marketpenetration, usage patterns, pricing, end-user segment profiles, major players,emerging technologies and the challenges this market will face as it continues to evolve.Report sections include: Overview and Market Size Core Technology and Devices Wireless Information in Professional Markets Global Networks & Carriers Outlook and Market ProjectionsFor additional information please visit www.simbainformation.com or contact DanStrempel at 203-325-8193 x103.About Simba Information:Simba Information is widely recognized as the leading authority for market intelligencein the media and publishing industry. Simbas extensive information network delivers topquality, independent perspective on the people, events and alliances shaping the mediaand information industry. Simba provides consulting and reports that provide keydecision-makers at more than 15,000 client companies around the globe with timelyanalysis, exclusive statistics and proprietary industry forecasts. For more information,please visit www.simbainformation.com.
Table of ContentsMethodologyExecutive SummaryChapter 1: Overview Introduction Market Size Law Health Care Business Trends Bluetooth Connects Everything as Cell Phones Evolve 3G’s Subscriber List Grows as 4G Looms Wi-Fi and WiMAX Usage Advances Text Messages Lead the Way Security Issues on the Mind Table 1.1: Professional Wireless Market Proportional to Global Wireless Industry, 2008 Table 1.2: Estimated and Projected Mobile Subscribers in Africa, 2002-2012PChapter 2: Core Technology and Devices Introduction Core Technology Cellular, 3G and Beyond Satellite Wi-Fi and WiMAX Bluetooth Devices Mobile Computing Personal Digital Assistants Smartphones E-Readers and Media Players Table 2.1: Operators Committed to LTE 4G Table 2.2: World Satellite Services Revenue Table 2.3: Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Brand Awareness by Country, 2006 Table 2.4: Bluetooth Brand Awareness by Product Category, 2005-2006 Table 2.5: Bluetooth Claimed Purchase Rates by Country, 2006 Table 2.6: Netbook Growth as a Percentage of the Total Laptop Subcategory, July-December 2008 Table 2.7: Global Smartphone Unit Sales to End Users by Vendor, 2007-2008 Table 2.8: Global Smartphone Unit Sales to End Users by Operating System, 2007-2008 Table 2.9: U.S. Wholesale Electronic Book Sales, 2002-2008
Chapter 3: Wireless Information in Professional Markets Introduction Market Size Law Health Care Business Leading Wireless Information Providers in Law Microsoft Windows Mobile Reed Elsevier Thomson Reuters Wolters Kluwer Google Leading Wireless Information Providers in Health Care Wolters Kluwer Health Epocrates Thomson Reuters WebMD Health Skyscape (Physicians Interactive) McGraw-Hill Elsevier Unbound Medicine CMPMedica Leading Wireless Information Providers in Business Bloomberg Turning Studios Thomson Reuters CRM Solutions Dow Jones FactSet Research Yahoo! Finance Trends in Professional Wireless Information Smartphone Apps Get Serious Pediatricians View of PDAs Changing U.S. Government Encouraging EMR Use New Methods of Mobile Use Being Developed for Nurses Internet Use Can Help Patients Understand Their Health Medical Device Makers Team with Cell-Phone Industry Health Care: Disseminating an Abundance of Information Critics Say Current Administration’s Plans Won’t Bring Savings Future Physicians Weigh in on Importance of Technology in Medicine Will Legal Professionals Find Use in the Internet Age? The Economic Crunch Forces Legal Professionals to Embrace Mobile BlackBerry vs. iPhone in Legal Community Table 3.1: Selected Wireless Providers Table 3.2: Revenue from Wireless Information Products by Segment, 2007- 2009P
Table 3.3: Wireless Information Markets Market Share by Segment, 2008 Table 3.4: Revenue Growth, Leading Professional Wireless Information Products in Law, 2008-2009P Table 3.5: Revenue Growth, Leading Professional Wireless Information Products in Health Care, 2008-2009P Table 3.6: Revenue Growth, Leading Professional Wireless Information Products in Business, 2008-2009PChapter 4: Global Networks & Carriers Introduction Global Networks & Carriers Leading Wireless Carriers in North America Verizon Wireless AT&T Sprint Nextel T-Mobile U.S. Cellular Leading Wireless Carriers in Europe Vodafone Telefonica Telenor TeliaSonera Orange/France Telecom Leading Wireless Carriers in Asia China Mobile Communications Corp. China Unicom Bharti Airtel MTN Group Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) NTT docomo Leading Wireless Carriers in Rest of the World America Movil Etisalat Orascom Telecom SK Telecom Telecom New Zealand Trends Affecting Global Networks and Carriers The Competitive Mobile Landscape Wireless Broadband Adoption to Yield Huge Productivity Gains Health Care Efficiency Enhancements Table 4.1: Leading Wireless Carriers in North America, 2008 Table 4.2: Leading Wireless Carriers Europe, 2008 Table 4.3: Leading Wireless Carriers in Asia, 2008 Table 4.4: Leading Wireless Carriers in Rest of the World, 2008 Table 4.5: Wireless Data Penetration Among Wireless Business Users Table 4.6: Health Care Efficiency Achieved
Chapter 5: Outlook Introduction Long Term Trends Sluggish Economy Hurts Major Players FCC Probes Wireless Broadband Use to Grow 20% by 2016 Broadband Wireless to Expand in the Middle East, Asia Mobile Broadband Users to Overcome Fixed Broadband Users by 2013 Business Strategies Forced to Change Due to Portable Market Explosion Fierce Competition Equals Greater Opportunities for Information Providers Search Providers Enter the Market Smartphone Growth to Set Industry Pace Numbers Show Wireless Has Broad Potential in Health Care Google Enters Device OS Market The Dawn of e-Health Records Success of Mobile Web Could Be Linked to Creation of an Open Environment Market Projections Table 5.1: Wireless Professional Market Totals, 2009-2012PAvailable immediately for Online Download athttp://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?productid=2071806US: 800.298.5699UK +44.207.256.3920Intl: +1.240.747.3093Fax: 240.747.3004