Data Suggests Mobile Apps Will Surpass CD in Sales By 2012

Just how big is the market for mobile apps?...
Data Suggests Mobile Apps Will Surpass CD in Sales By 2012
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Just how big is the market for mobile apps?

Global mobile apps will be worth $17.5 billion by 2012, according to an independent report commissioned by app store GetJar. Mobile app downloads across all types of handset are also expected to increase from over 7 billion downloads in 2009 to almost 50 billion in 2012 – a year on year growth rate of 92%. 

This would mean that the value of apps sold would be greater than the projected $13.83 billion value of CDs sold in 2012.

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