Mobile Applications Expected To Be A $17.5 Billion Market By 2012

Posted Mar 17, 2010

According to an independent study by GetJar, the mobile application market should hit $17.5 billion in three years. “It is easy to see how mobile apps will eclipse the traditional desktop Internet,” stated GetJar chief executive Ilja Laurs in an interview with the AFP. “It makes perfect sense that mobile devices will kill the desktop.”
Apple hosts about 150,000 applications and GetJar has about 65,000 mini applications across 310,000 developers.  About 842 million downloads of applications have been recorded on [AFP]