Mobile Education To Generate USD 70 Billion For Operators By 2020 :[STUDY]

Must Read

As the penetration of high-end mobile devices are increasing around the world, with the similar fashion, the structure of education system is also transforming from traditional form to more sophisticated digital format. The “mobile education” is potentially viable to change the way of education by delivering a huge learning contents for a billion people across the world. Indeed, the learning is transforming through mEducation (mobile education)–a wide numbers of educational videos, files, and other contents are available on devices.

According to GSMA, there’s still lots of hurdle in the both developing and developed nations in order to provide a better mEducation to folks. The association has also stated that there’s an extra burden on IT sectors to develop tech-based products to facilitate users around the world. In addition to these, a stiff cultural resistances and misconceptions (about the Smartphones and Tablets) are preventing to adopt the new methodology into the classroom across the world.

The GSM association has predicted that the mEducation market might generate a global revenue of US$70 billion for mobile operators by 2020, whereas,  mEducation products and services are expected to create a US$38. As per the association, nearly 90% revenue of mEducation’s products and services would be driven from educational contents such as e-Books, software (educational apps) and platform (learning management systems and mobile learning environments).

Advertisements

The most of earnings are expected to come from educational contents such as learning materials of students from Kindergarten to grade 12 equivalent (say age between six to 18)–which is estimated to be around 55% of global expenditure on the education. However, the association has said that higher education segment will account around 30% of global mEducation expenditure by 2020.

In India, two mobile devices manufacturers such as Micromax and HCL have introduced its Tablet lineups for students which contain pre-installed educational material for students (from kindergarten to 12 grade equivalents) as well as for professionals. Last year, Indian government with collaboration of a Canadian manufacturer–Datawind–developed the world’s cheapest Tablet “Aakash” for the students.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

The Advantages of Java Logging

If you're a fan of Java logging, you already know that there are three main types, Log4j,...

Jio Postpaid Plus Plan Offers Free Netflix And Amazon Prime To Give Airtel and Vi Run For Their Money?

The just launched Jio Postpaid Plus plan is making heads turned. Just when you think Mukesh Ambani led...

TikTok Oracle Deal: China is Not Happy

Beijing is not at all happy with how the TikTok-Oracle deal panned out! In an editorial, Global Times, the...

TikTok Oracle Deal: Confusion, Contradictions and Quest for Control

Another day Another verbal volley. TikTok Oracle deal saga continues. The tug-of-war with the back and forth statements surrounding...

5 Common IT Infrastructure Management Issues You Must Resolve Today!

Your IT infrastructure supports your entire operation, but there are many struggles departments have difficulty identifying and overcoming. One of the biggest...

TikTok Oracle Deal: No Technology Transfer, No Ownership, Rest All Is Fine

The brouhaha around TikTok and the US administration simply refuses to subside. In the ensuing see-saw of developments, ByteDance...

In-Depth: Dprime

Will ‘TikTok By Microsoft’ Be A Winner?

For the last two years, TikTok has been in the public eye for all sorts of reasons. First, it was the exploded...

Facebook Subscription Model: Looking Beyond Ad Dollars?

Seldom do job listings create a stir this gripping. However, when the job listing in question is a stealth post from Twitter,...

Will The Online Food Delivery Market in India End Up Becoming A Two-Horse Race?

It's pretty much evident that the food delivery space in India is all set to get riled up soon enough as one...

More Articles Like This