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Research and Markets: The Global M-Education Market to Grow At A CAGR Of 32.50 Percent over the Period 2012-2016

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6sv2b8/global) has announced the addition of the "Global m-Education Market 2012-2016" report to their offering.

One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in government initiatives. The Gobal m-Education market has also been witnessing an upsurge in mergers and acquisitions. However, the reluctance of educational institutions to frequently update ICT infrastructure could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.

The key vendors dominating this market space are Amazon Inc., Apple Inc., Barnes and Noble Inc., and Blackboard Inc.

The other vendors mentioned in the report are Google Inc., Microsoft Corp., Pearson plc, and Sony Corp.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from TechNavio's IT Services team said: ''The advancement in ICT has resulted in the emergence of virtual classrooms. Imparting education through virtual classrooms is a new concept that is becoming popular not only in traditional educational institutions, but also in training centers with vocational courses. It has ensured access to learning from qualified staff members, transcending the geographical boundaries. The new integrated ICT infrastructure adopted by educational institutions enables enrichment of the learning process through real-time exchange of information and sharing of best practices in imparting education across the globe. With the emergence of applications such as WizIQ Virtual Classroom App for android operating systems, the Global m-Education market is expected to witness sustained growth during the forecast period.''

According to the report, one of the major drivers is increasing government initiatives. Various initiatives which consist of distributing devices and implementing policies, which drive the growth of mobile education, are being taken in various countries.

Further, the report reveals that the reluctance of educational institutions to update ICT infrastructure frequently is one of the key challenges in the market.

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6sv2b8/global

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