Technically it refers to browser-based access to the Internet or Web applications using a mobile device connected to a wireless network (as opposed to traditional Web access by desktopcomputer via a
fixed land line connection). Analysts believe the mobile Web is the convergence of traditional media, branded advertising, and technology.
Historical perspective: The total number of mobile Web users grew
past the total number of desktop computer-based Internet users for the
first time in 2008 (source: International Telecommunications Union, Oct