Voice Is the Next Big Thing in Mobile

One of the very big and obvious trends in mobile in the last couple of years has been the explosion in new messaging forms, enabled by the permissionless innovation of the internet and by the emergence of the smartphone as a social platform. So far, voice has been relatively unaffected, and the VOIP players from the desktop era, most obviously Skype, have had pretty little impact on how we speak to people. With the shift of networks (slowly) to LTE and the increased sophistication of smartphone platforms this is now starting to change. MORE