Mobile Learning Growth Rate Highest in Africa

Africa has emerged the continent with the highest Mobile Learning growth rate in the world, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 38.9 percent,  according to a report dubbed “The 2012-2017 Africa Mobile Learning Market” published by Ambient Insight.

The market analysis shows that revenues will grow more than five times to reach $530.1 million by 2017, up from the $102.4 million reached in 2012, with consumers driving the current market closely followed by academic buyers.

“Seven of the fourteen countries analysed in this region have growth rates above the 38.9% aggregate rate,” reads part of the report.

The primary catalysts driving the Mobile Learning market in Africa include: A boom in mobile learning Value Added Services (VAS), adoption of Tablets in schools, accessibility of smart inexpensive devices on fast networks and direct carrier billing for app store purchases. All these are driven by a strong demand for mobile learning content on the continent. See more here

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