DIGITAL CONTENT FOR GLOBAL MOBILE SERVICES
In January 2001, the European Commission launched the e-Content programme, aiming
to stimulate the development and use of digital content on the global networks
and promote linguistic diversity in the European Union.
Given the recent developments of the mobile communications industry, the
distribution of content on mobile devices might matter as much - if not more -
than the distribution of digital content on the Internet. The European Commission
DG Information Society has mandated a study to identify the major actions that
can be taken by the industry, the Member States and the European Commission to
foster the development of the mobile content market in Europe.
This study was carried out between May 2001 and December 2001. Thirty-three
interviews with market players were performed. The results were validated by a
Steering Committee of 12 members covering a large part of the mobile content
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