Mobile games are expected to be the largest market segment at $11.4 billion.
A new market report by Transparency Market Research says that the global mobile content market will almost treble in size in the next five years.
The global mobile content market was worth $6.5 billion in 2011, but its stunning growth means the sector is forecast to be worth $18.6 billion in 2017.
In the overall global market, the US mobile content market was the largest regional market with a revenue share of 30.3 per cent in 2011. Moreover, faster adoption of mobile content in the region will significantly increase the market share of the US to 41 per cent in 2017.
Read the full report at www.transparencymarketresearch.com