Nepro Japan published results of a survey of mobile phone users about services and functions. According to the survey, the most wanted function is a TV, as about 40% of the respondents pointed to it. In response to a question regarding “functions desirable for future mobile phones” (multiple answers allowed), “TV” (43%), “dictionaries” (35%) and “keys” (29%) were the top three. Functions such as “electronic wallet” (25%) and “TV phone” (24%) did not attract many supporters.
Other popular demands include “flat-rate charges” (63%), “change of contracts to other communications operator without having to change a phone number (number portability)” (59%) and “insurance for losses and accidents” (55%). More than half of the users listed the above requests, showing that they want more services than functions. Continue >>