Archived report. This report was archived in April 2005 and has not been updated. Corporate mobile data services have been around more than 15 years. They have been mainly based on dedicated mobile data networks used by companies with large sales forces, service teams, travelling agents, and so on. In order for such organisations to use mobile data services, they will need sophisticated internal electronic information networks in place to which the mobile data systems can be linked. This report discussed networks such as BlackBerry, Mobitex and Ditac and the various applications used. It also discussed the business opportunities of mobile data services such as GPRS over GSM and wireless broadband networks such as WiMAX.
2. Historical background
3. Market growth
4. Business market opportunities
4.1 Mobile office ready to take off
4.2 Corporate mobile data
4.3 The Wireless Enterprise in 2005
4.4 Mobile e-mail
4.5 High costs
4.6 Mobile at fixed network prices
5. Other business Applications
5.1 EFTPOS application
6. Corporate Data technologies
6.4 Cellular Digital Packet Data (CDPD)
6.5.1 Business tool
6.5.2 Statistics from 2004
6.5.3 Global developments based on GPRS
6.6 Cellular-based developments
6.7 Developments with wireless broadband
7. Related reports
Table 1 – Dedicated mobile data subscribers by application – 2000 - 2005
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