trend toward increased spending for voice, messaging, and data plans, across
all sizes of business, will continue as spending will rise 37 percent from 2010
through 2015, according to In-Stat.
all sizes of business, more and more businesses are realizing the benefits of
having data access in their wireless handsets. It allows their employees to
work both on the road and at home, having access to email and other business
applications from their smartphone, which enables them to be connected and more
efficient,” said Greg Potter, industry analyst, In-Stat.
and Support Services, Healthcare and Social Services, and Education are the
vertical markets with the highest levels of anticipated growth in spending on
voice, messaging, and data plans.
businesses are increasingly moving to voice, messaging, and data plans from
voice-only plans. Voice and messaging plans spending is set to increase 44
percent during the forecast period.
Healthcare and Social Services segment will spend over $483 million on
voice-only plans in 2011.
and messaging plan spending in the enterprise (1,000 or more employees), will
peak at $3.1 billion in 2011.