Structuring the smartphone industry : Is the mobile internet OS platform the key ?

@inproceedings{Kenney2011StructuringTS,
  title={Structuring the smartphone industry : Is the mobile internet OS platform the key ?},
  author={Martin Kenney and Bryan Pon},
  year={2011}
}
Until the introduction of the iPhone, cellular telephony and the Internet were essentially separate. The Internet was a PC-based service, while mobile telephony was conducted on a telephone. Though there were mobile products that provided communication services such as email, web access and other Internet services were either unavailable or inferior to those available on a PC. The “smartphone” category redefined by Apple meant the convergence of traditional mobile telephony, Internet services… CONTINUE READING