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The Saviour of 3G: 2nd edition - Analysis of the Leading Mobile Application and Content Providers

  • ID: 1284
  • August 2002
  • 222 Pages
  • Mobile Metrix AB
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • 12Snap AG - Germany
  • BlueFactory - Sweden
  • FunMail - US
  • Kuju Entertainment - UK
  • NewPalm - China
  • Shazam Entertainment - UK
  • MORE

While the mobile industry may seem to be in a crisis and in particular the infrastructure providers, there are exciting developments and growth opportunities in the mobile industry that are often overlooked. These developments are happening with the growing army of companies that are bridging the divide between the media and entertainment, retail and telecom industries. This is the domain of the mobile internet industry and this report provides an in-depth analysis and update of the companies that make up this industry. The report focuses on the leading companies that make up this industry and these companies have been individually rated to ensure that we identify the current global leading providers. This is the second edition of this report and builds on the analysis of the first edition published in January 2002 and the developments of the industry since the last edition also form a key part of the analysis. Not only does this report include detailed one-page profiles of over 75 of the leading companies from across the globe but a core element of the analysis in this report is based on the evaluation system that was developed by Mobile Metrix to analyse the mobile application and content industry. Clarity is one word we would use to define the developments of the mobile internet industry since the last edition. Based on our analysis the next 6 months is likely to see the industry leaders further consolidate their position and a first tier of leading companies be defined, most READ MORE >

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • 12Snap AG - Germany
  • BlueFactory - Sweden
  • FunMail - US
  • Kuju Entertainment - UK
  • NewPalm - China
  • Shazam Entertainment - UK
  • MORE

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1.1 The emerging leaders
1.2 Business evaluation criteria
1.3 Financial analysis
1.4 Application providers strategy
1.5 Industry development
1.6 The outlet

2. THE MOBILE INTERNET INDUSTRY
2.1. Company categorisation
2.2. The value chain – who is the customer?
2.2.1. Digital Bridges
2.3. The role of the outlet
2.4. An operator – a retailer and media provider
2.5. An access centric world
2.6. Strategic positions for application providers
2.6.1 Listener
2.6.2 Brand leader
2.6.3 Brand Borrower
2.6.4 Subcontractor
2.6.5 Platform provider
2.6.6 Mobile Marketing

3. THE COMPANY EVALUATION SYSTEM
3.1. Capital available
3.1.1 The A-List
3.2. Customer contracts
3.3. Access to end-users
3.4. Partnership programme
3.5. Product portfolio
3.6. Geographic focus
3.7. Number of employees
3.8. Sales
3.9. Profitability
3.10. Years in service
3.11. Pure-play or otherwise
3.12. Summary

4. AN ANALYSIS OF THE GLOBAL LEADERS
4.1. The evaluation of the industry
4.2. The global leaders
4.3. The leaders per country
4.4. The A-List
4.5. The profitable providers
4.6. The listed providers
4.7. The top 12 providers

5. MOBILE INTERNET INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT
5.1. How the evaluation criteria have evolved
5.1.1. Capital available
5.1.2. Customer contracts
5.1.3. Access to end-users
5.1.4. Partner programme
5.1.5. Product portfolio
5.1.6. Geographic coverage
5.1.7. Number of employees
5.1.8. Sales
5.1.9. Profitability
5.1.10. Year in service
5.1.11. Summary changes of the industry development
5.2. How the average company profile has changed
5.3. The industry evolution
5.3.1. Newly established companies
5.3.2. The mergers
5.3.3. The observation list and bankruptcies

6. ELUSIVE PROFITABILITY
6.1. An introduction to the 5 providers
6.1.1. Aspiro, Sweden
6.1.2. Cybird, Japan
6.1.3. InfoSpace, USA
6.1.4. iTouch, UK
6.1.5. Wapme Systems, Germany
6.2. Sales
6.3. Operating cost
6.4. Number of employees
6.5. Sales per employee
6.6. Cost per employee
6.7. Operating cost per employee
6.8. Gross margin - operating costs/sales
6.9. Profit/loss posted quarterly
6.10. Return/loss on sales
6.11. Earnings/loss per share on a quarterly basis
6.12. Share price per quarter
6.13. Company stock market value per quarter
6.14. Capital available per quarter
6.15. Capital available per employee
6.16. Change in capital available per quarter
6.17. Total assets per quarter
6.18. Summary

7. THE LEADING PROVIDERS – JULY 2002
7.1. Leaders per country
7.2. Template Guide
7.3 Company Profiles

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- 12Snap AG - Germany
- 724 Solutions - Canada
- Acotel - Italy
- ActiveSky - US
- Airborne Entertainment - Canada
- Airclic - US
- Akumiitti - Finland
- Aspiro - Sweden
- AvantGo - US
- Bandai Networks - Japan
- Black Octopus - Hong Kong
- BlueFactory - Sweden
- Buongiomo - Italy
- Byair - US
- Cash U Mobile Technologies - UK
- Codetoys - Finland
- Com2uS - Korea
- Cybird - Japan
- Digital Bridges - UK
- Emblaze Systems - Israel
- End2End - Denmark
- First Hop Ltd - Finland
- Flytxt - UK
- Freever - France
- FunMail - US
- Gameloft - France
- Go2 - US
- Handy Games - Germany
- Hudson - Japan
- i3 Mobile - US
- Imahima - Japan
- Index Corporation - Japan
- InfoSpace - US
- In-Fusio - France
- iTouch - UK
- Jamdat Mobile - US
- Kuju Entertainment - UK
- Linktone - China
- Materna - Germany
- Mforma - US
- Mobeon - Sweden
- MobileChannel - Switzerland
- Mobile Future - UK
- Mobilemode - Hong Kong
- MobileWay - US
- Moviso - US
- MTI - Japan
- m-Wise - UK
- Network365 - Ireland
- NewPalm - China
- Nexon - Korea
- nGame - UK
- OpenMobile - Singapore
- Oplayo - Finland
- OZ - Canada
- PacketVideo - US
- Picofun - Sweden
- Picture IQ - US
- Purple Software - UK
- Realtime - Denmark
- Seven - US
- Shazam Entertainment - UK
- SignalSoftCorp - US
- Small Planet Ltd - Finland
- Smartner Information Systems Ltd. - Finland
- Tencent - China
- Tornado Development - US
- UCP - Australia
- ViAir - US
- VoiceGenie Technologies Inc - Canada
- VoIUM Communications - Singapore
- Walt Disney Internet Group (WDIG) - US
- Wapme Systems AG - Germany
- Warthog Pic - UK
- wcities - US
- WES - Finland
- Wysdom - Canada
- Xiam - Ireland
- YesMobile - Hong Kong
- Zed - Finland
- 7.4 The profitable companies not yet on the leader list
- 2bm - Denmark
- Aerodon - UK
- Airgames Wireless - Canada
- Locz Tecnologica Multimidia - Brazil
- The Games Kitchen - UK
- The Hyperfactory - New Zealand
- Zamano - Ireland

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