More Confirmation That Mobility is on the Rise

This story that we read recently is one more proof that mobility is becoming even more critical to business success. In today’s environment, workers can be just about anywhere and get the job done. As we like to say, “mobility allows work to be something you do versus somewhere you go.”

Our customers tell us time and time again that one of their favorite attributes of the ShoreTel VoIP system is the seamless connection to their mobile devices. Smartphones and tablets are becoming the norm, not only for communication, but for information, as the article below explains. Enjoy the read!

Mobile use surpasses print for first time

Business First

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

People are spending more time on their mobile devices than with print media for the first time, according to a report by market-research firm eMarketer.

In 2011, the average adult consumer said they were on their mobile device for 65 minutes a day, versus 44 minutes with print media — 26 minutes with newspapers and 18 minutes with magazines, according to a Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal report.

Last year, both mobile and print accounted for 50 minutes of an average user’s time. The year before, print accounted for 55 minutes and mobile for 39 minutes.

TV and video are No. 1 and have grown in the amount of time being spent by users, to 274 minutes from 267 minutes .The Internet is No. 2, growing from 146 minutes to 167 minutes. Radio is No. 3 but dropped from 98 minutes to 94 minutes.

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