MobileMonday – Review Düsseldorf 02.02.2009

Mobile Monday Dusseldorf, 2.2.09

Blog by Ossi Urchs

2009’s first Mobile Monday at Dusseldorf’s Stadtmuseum drew an amazing crowd to the venue that left people standing in the aisles and outside to learn more about the red hot trend Mobile Social Software.

Already 60% of Germany’s mobile Web users point their browsers to one or more of their online social networks on a regular basis. No surprise that data traffic on mobile networks exploded recently: Between Q3 2006 and Q3 2008 it 13folded on the German T-Mobile network alone. And in the US AT&T observed that their iPhone users  generate revenues 60% above the average AT&T mobile customer. Whereas Apple was proud to announce 500 Million (!) downloads from their iTunes App Store as of January 2009, with games and all kinds of social software leading the list.