Carriers’ future uncertain in ‘Wild West’ of mobile Web

Carriers and ISPs will soon face a do-or-die moment for their mobile Internet revenue streams, as increased competition and open networks take away their ability to tightly control what users download and how they experience the wireless Web, said panelists at a Mass Network Communications Council breakfast Thursday morning.”The genie is out of the bottle,” said George Grey, the CEO of photo-sharing application developer SnapMyLife, about the open mobile Web. “While 90% of the phones being sold today are extremely limited, the iPhone and Google’s Android platform are a sign of things to come.To read this Computerworld article in full, see computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9120218.

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