Kids of just 10 years old are shaping the Mobile Communications Industry of Tomorrow.


If you want to know how the mobile industry is going to look in a decade’s time, you need to spend some time with 8-, 9- and 10-year old kids today.

Thankfully, amid the changes in society in the digital age, at 8 and 9 years old, ‘most’ kids still have not yet got their first mobile phone. Many do have a mobile, but as far as I can tell, it’s a minority. From anecdotal evidence, it seems to me that currently, here in the UK, most kids are getting their first mobile phone at around 10 or 11 years of age.

However, just because these young kids don’t have a mobile phone, this is not stopping them from making calls and sending text messages to each other. Continue reading