Falling stock prices of Radio consolidators makes it look like Radio is dying — it’s not. What is dying is the current business and analog distribution model of radio. The good news is – is that this won’t kill off Radio. Radio is resilient, adaptable and eternal. The next generation of Radio will thrive on the Internet and also mobile Internet enabled cell phones. The cell phone is the only entertainment device you really want to carry. And with the advent of Wi-Max and or Wi-Fi connections accessing the Internet from anywhere will be cheap if not free. Links to Radio will be in most cell phones — unlimited Internet Radio.
ABI Research sees this segment of the mobile browser market accounting for the vast majority of growth over the next five years, as the open-Internet browser (OIB) segment for mobile grows from 76 million in 2007 to nearly 700 million browsers delivered in 2013