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Published on April 12th, 2008 | by Tom

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Rapid Cell Phone Adoption Accelerates Arrival of the Jump Point Economy

Great item from the New York Times on the rapid adoption of cell phones leading up to the Jump Point.

To get a sense of how rapidly cellphones are penetrating the global marketplace, you need only to look at the sales figures. According to statistics from the market database Wireless Intelligence, it took about 20 years for the first billion mobile phones to sell worldwide. The second billion sold in four years, and the third billion sold in two.



One Response to Rapid Cell Phone Adoption Accelerates Arrival of the Jump Point Economy

  1. Another interesting media item that offers useful insights into how network culture is transforming society was a special report in The Economist a couple weeks ago. http://www.economist.com/specialreports/displayStory.cfm?story_id=10950394
    –Ax

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