Smartphone Growth Is Good, But Dumbphones Will RuleSeptember 2010 | Industry Trends And Developments
Mobile operator Claro, a unit of América Móvil, has said it expects a 30% rise in smartphone sales in Peru this year. Notably, the company says the increase is being driven by mass market demand, rather than corporate clients. While BMI welcomes this, we remain sceptical that the smartphone market will continue to grow in this manner. We maintain that 2G connections and more basic handsets, or 'dumbphones', will continue to dominate Peru's mobile handset market.
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