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Mobile Broadband Market Growing on Account of Tablet Sales

A new report suggests that increasing sales of tablet computers will give rise to shipment of web-enable mobile devices by 57.8 percent in the current financial year.

The latest IHS iSuppli Wireless Communications topical report by the market analyst firm IHS has revealed that sale of tablet computers in 2011 is estimated to go up by a massive 239 percent that is 58.9 million units in 2011 from 17.4 million in 2010.

The report also suggests that the tablet sale will in turn raise the total shipment of mobile devices that are web-enabled by 57.8 percent.

The report says that shipment of mobile broadband devices which include netbook, notebook, tablet, and e-book reader will go up from 100.1 million units in 2010 to 157.9 million units this year.

The report has come up with estimate for price rate for the devices over next few years. The IHS iSuppli Wireless Communications topical report says that while mobile devices will continue to see increasing sale across the world, stiff competition will lead to downfall in price range. The report suggests that the price will go down by 38.1 percent in 2012 and may further decrease by 11 percent in 2015.

The top of the line seller would be iPad, which in turn will end up influencing each and every node of the value chain increasing sales of apps, 3G subscriptions, accessories, etc.