Mobile Future

Mobile Reshaping the Global Economy

According to a new report commissioned by Qualcomm and the Boston Consulting Group the mobile revolution is reshaping the global economy. As wireless technology continues to rapidly increase, reaching nearly 3 billion subscriptions in less than 15 years, industries are relying heavily upon mobile as a tool for innovation.

Here are some of the highlights:

  • Mobile technologies generate global revenue of almost $3.3 trillion, making it a critical driver of the world economy.
  • Worldwide, wireless is directly responsible for 11 million jobs.
  • In the U.S., mobile accounts for 3.2 percent ($548 billion) of the GDP, exceeding the GDP of essential industries like entertainment, transportation, automobile, hospitality, and agriculture.

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