M-commerce is becoming a growing part of the online marketplace

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The results of the research performed by consulting firm Analysys International, which specializes in Chinese internet market research, have revealed that the second quarter 2011 sales revenue which was brought in by way of purchases made using a smartphone totaled approximately 1.67 billion yuan (about $261 million). This is a significant increase when compared to the same time in 2010, when the sales revenues were approximately 880 million yuan. These statistics have retailers in China watching the mobile commerce environment very carefully. Some experts are predicting that China’s internet development…

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Mobile commerce is taking off in South Africa, says InMobi research

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InMobi, an independent mobile ad network, has released the results of their latest research which has shown that mobile marketing and mobile commerce are both demonstrating indications of record growth across both the Asian Pacific and in Africa. The report released from InMobi regarding this study stated that there was an increase of over 10 percent in the Asian Pacific within the last three months, which has brought the number of impressions to 18 billion. Even greater was the growth in Africa, which was at 21 percent, having grown to…

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