315 mln GPS-enabled devices in 2011

In 2011, the total population of GPS-enabled location-based services (LBS) subscribers will reach 315 mln, up from 12 mln in 2006, according to ABI Research. Put another way, that represents a rise from less than 0.5% of total wireless subscribers today to more than 9% worldwide at the end of the study’s 5-year forecast period.