The growth of mobile devices to access the Internet is outpacing the growth of desktop use. More users are expected to connect to the Internet via mobile devices than their desktops by 2014. Even today, 55% of mobile users go online on a daily basis. Asset managers should be aware of how changes in mobile technology will continue to affect distribution, and they need to develop mobile strategies to drive sales.
All of us have seen several years of volatile markets and continuing rapid technological change. Better bandwidth, devices, and online experiences have us expecting ubiquity. The expectation that one can access online content, regardless of one's location, has never been greater.