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Worldwide Mobile Users Forecast to Reach 4 Billion in 2018

A study by the management consulting firm A.T. Kearney and the GSM Associationestimated that the global market for mobile services will grow significantly in the next five years, from 3.2 billion users now to 4 billion users by 2018. The global mobile market is now valued at $1.0 trillion, which is 1.4 percent of the 2012 worldwide gross domestic product. The study said most of the growth should be in the Asia-Pacific region, with Africa expected to have the fastest rate of growth. (PhysOrg)(AFP @ GlobalPost)

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