that's right. In my country, for instance, the growth of the mobile user has been in exponential growth & much faster than computer penatration. The mobile phone is affordable compared to the price of a computer. Most of the carrier also provides prepaid solution, hence users are not locked down to expensive monthly payment that could include many unused feature in the plan.
It seems almost like a no-brainer. When you think about it, much of Africa and parts of Asia have broadband because of mobile services. The introduction of mobile Web has made an enormous difference where this has happened.
Aneesh Chopra, the first federally appointed chief technology officer, discusses the Obama administration’s plans to help CTOs by improving the nation’s infrastructure, better harnessing research and development investments, and strengthening the country’s workforce; and how enterprise CTOs can assist the president with his tech agenda.
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Imagine being able to use your mobile phone to pay taxi and mass transit fare; use vending machines; make retail purchases; and check in at hotels. Every day, millions of citizens in Japan, S. Korea, and soon Singapore do so simply by waving their mobile phones in front of point-of-sale terminals using near-field communication or related technology. But, while the technology is readily available in the US, it will be some time before Americans can use their cellphones as mobile wallets.
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