1. Future of M-commerce
Highly Mobile Consumers
Given the attraction of mobile services to a highly mobile population, it is not surprising that mobile communications are changing the way people make purchases and conduct business. Telecom experts predict that by 2003 there will be more than a billion mobile subscribers, up from approximately 500 million at the end of 1999, and about half will be using their mobile phones and other handheld devices to engage in mobile commerce.