74 mln mobile portal users in Western Europe by 2010

IDC forecasts that the mobile portal market will increase to around 74 mln users in 2010 in Western Europe, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10%. As mobile markets shift towards 3G services, the role of mobile portals clearly represents a key development area, bearing many of the applications and services that can help the take-up of 3G in the consumer market.