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Mobilism 2015, Beyond Borders, Beyond Mobile

Mobilism 2015 is over

19 March 2013 · PPK

Oh goody, Akamai significantly expands its dataset to reflect global browser market shares. Immediately IE shed some share, and Android and Opera gained a significant amount.

One of Akamai's oddities is that it divides its stats by network type (wifi or cellular) instead of by device class. That makes it impossible to compare its figures to other services such as StatCounter, but it also gives interesting insights. Look at this graph, for instance, which shows 'cellular browsers': after the change-over Opera (Mini) is by far the biggest.

Anyway, Akamai's data has become much more interesting overnight. Take a look for yourself.

Read more: http://www.guypo.com/akamai/akamai-io-going-global/