Smartphones and browser-equipped phones will surpass 1.82 billion units by 2013.
Leeds (PRWEB UK) 15 April 2013
Webhosting UK Com Ltd (WHUK), a leading web hosting company in the UK since 2001, announced its partnership with mobile web pioneer dotMobi, to offer the market-leading goMobi mobile website publishing solution and extend its offerings in this rapidly growing space.
The partnership between WHUK and dotMobi underlines the huge growth of smartphone and mobile web usage worldwide. This growth has motivated businesses to offer made-for-mobile websites to better serve customers who are increasingly engaging with them on mobile. WHUK’s goMobi service enables businesses to get on the mobile web quickly by building a mobile-friendly version of their website in minutes.
Gartner estimates that the combined installed base of smartphones and browser-equipped phones will surpass 1.82 billion units by 2013, eclipsing the total number of PCs. StatCounter also report a significant increase in the volume of searches from mobile browsers (refer image), showing a strong growth trend in mobile browsing.
“We strive to deliver innovative products and services to our customers, and goMobi's user-friendly interface, offers an easy, quick and inexpensive way for businesses to build mobile websites to meet the needs of customers on the mobile web. We are utterly delighted to partner with dotMobi as we roll-out the goMobi service to our clients.” said Barbara Jones, WHUK spokesperson and Business Development Manager. “There has been a major shift in how customers engage with businesses. Until the recent past it was laptops and desktops, now it’s mobile phones and tablets. Businesses that provide a great mobile experience to customers, stand a better chance of succeeding in the today’s market.” she added.
WHUK’s goMobi service comes with a powerful set of features such as click-to-call, m-commerce support, Google maps and directions, social networking and custom analytics that all enhance customer engagement on mobile. The service offers fully customizable features where users can choose to build a mobile friendly website from an existing website using its in-built transcoding feature or create a new and altogether different version from scratch.
COO of dotMobi, Eileen O’Sullivan comments “We are delighted to welcome WHUK and its customers to the goMobi platform. We’ve seen terrific growth over the past two years and look forward to bringing the mobile web to more businesses with WHUK.”
goMobi is available now at WHUK, visit WHUK goMobi Mobile Site Builder for more information.
About Webhosting UK Com Ltd :
Established in the year 2001, Webhosting.UK.Com (WHUK) Limited offers a wide array of value for money web hosting services including Linux/Windows Shared Hosting, Reseller Hosting, Cloud Hosting, Virtual Private Servers (VPS), Semi-Dedicated Servers, Dedicated Servers, SSL and Offsite Backup Solutions. 24x7x365 technical support is available and 99.95% uptime guarantee is offered as standard with their UK-based servers.
Headquartered in Dublin, dotMobi -- a wholly owned subsidiary of Afilias Limited -- is an expert provider of mobile web technology helping companies reach their customers, no matter what the device, the content, or the context. Visit dotMobi.com for more on the DeviceAtlas device detection solution, the goMobi mobile website publishing solution and the .MOBI domain.
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