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Global Mobile Games, Music & TV Forecast

Mobile games, music and TV & video will be worth a total of $25.9 billion by 2011, according to forecasts from Informa Telecoms & Media released at the Mobile Entertainment Market (MEM) 2006 conference & exhibition at the Business Design centre, London.

The growth in mobile content services will be driven by music in 2006, which will be worth $7.4 billion rising to $13.6 billion by 2011. Games continues to grow despite fears the market was stagnating and is expected to generate $2.4 billion this year, and rising to $7.2 billion in 2011.

Mobile TV will make its mass-market entrance in conjunction with this year�s soccer World Cup in Germany next month. Informa forecasts mobile TV & video contributing $1.2 billion to total global mobile entertainment revenues this year, with $300 million mobile TV & video revenues generated from the World Cup alone.

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