According to stats from the ONS, there has been significant growth in mobile internet adoption over the last 12 months, with an extra 6m using their phone to access the web than in 2010.
The table below shows the number of UK internet users that accessed the web via mobile in 2011:
With this in mind, schools need to be thinking about their mobile strategy, if only at this stage keeping an eye on the number of mobile visitors their site receive. When the stats start to rise above 30% it may well be time to push the button!
Those schools wanting to be at the cutting edge of technology need to get a wriggle on. One such school is Rugby, which for users accessing the site via their mobile provides a tailored version of the site, beautifully refined navigation and a single column interface for content. Don’t take our word for it, have a look for yourself:
If your school is interested in getting a mobile version or you would like to discuss your website or mobile strategy call 0845 262 2030.
Mon, November 14, 2011
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