UK public sector spending on mobile technologies to grow 400% by 2015

UK spending on mobile ICT devices by the public sector will increase by 400% over the next decade. Although annual UK investment is estimated to be about 900 mln pounds in 2004-05, spending is expected to rise to 4.3 bln pounds by 2014-15 as the market matures. Kable expects dramatic growth from a market where mobile workers already account for 1.1 mln of the public sector’s 5.5 mln employees. Healthcare IT spending will increase from 213 mln to 1.46 bln pounds in ten years