Mobile phones are increasingly being used to browse the web while we are on the move, with the latest smartphones offering endless ways to communicate with friends, capture special moments and shop for products and services, with just a few swipes of the finger.
Things that were previously reserved for carrying out from a more conventional desktop computer or laptop, as well as even offline, are now being performed while we are on the bus, at a restaurant or even sitting in the park. The power of such connectivity is changing the world of commerce as we know it and we decided to look a little deeper into those changes.
Check out our infographic below for an insight into how the mobile consumer has developed over the years, as well as predictions as to the future growth of mobile commerce. Or for mobile discounts check out Mobiles.co.uk, EE, O2 and Vodafone.
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