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RE: date about web or jave -enabled vs non web or non java-enabled phones ?

From: Nadeem Akhtar <nadeem@cewit.org.in>
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 08:57:00 +0530
To: "'Stephane Boyera'" <boyera@w3.org>, <public-mw4d@w3.org>
Message-ID: <00df01c93008$38332f80$a8998e80$@org.in>

Hi Stephan,

 I've come across one website which publishes such statistics although I'm
not sure how accurate they are. Have a look at


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Behalf Of Stephane Boyera
Sent: 17 October 2008 00:04
To: public-mw4d@w3.org
Subject: date about web or jave -enabled vs non web or non java-enabled
phones ?


i'm trying to find some data about the number of phones in region like 
africa, latin america, south-east asia, china, india, ... which have 
potential ways of connesting to the web. This includes web-browser, or 
at least java-enabled phones to host product like opera mine.
While i found some data about growth of mobile web access from africa, 
east europe, and other regions, i was not able to get some figures about 
the percentage of phones which might potentially be used to connect to 
the web.

I noticed that many people are taking strong positions (either stating 
that all phones would be web enabled in 5 years, or saying that due to 
the grey/second hand market, before seing web-enabled phones in remote 
places it might take 20 years) but i can't find concrete evidences and 
data for one or the other side. So this is a problem, and i believe also 
this might affect somehow our work.

So if anybody has some data, or some clues about how we could get them, 
this would be useful.

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