Here’s a huge infographic on why it’s so important to go mobile from MelborneIT.

The scale of mobile usage is staggering. According to MobiThinking, at the end of 2011:

  • There were 6 billion mobile subscribers worldwide.
  • That’s 87% of the world’s population.
  • By the end of 2016, there will be 8 billion mobile subscribers.
  • That means a mobile phone or device accessing the Internet for nearly every person on the planet.

Usage Statistics also show that mobile internet connectivity is growing by leaps and bounds:

  • 65% of mobile users access the internet daily.
  • 86% look for local information on their phones.
  • 49% of global users make a purchase with a smartphone.