In Nigeria, Opera Is Used by 9 out 10 Scammers

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This world map of mobile browser usage is interesting. Some figures, like the iPhone/iPod's presence in almost every major market of the world, are not surprising. Others are funny.

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Why is Nigeria owned by Opera, with 94% of the market share? Or why Blackberry is not appearing in Canada, its home country? Even the Sony PSP is beating them there, while they are the dominant platform in Australia. The world is upside down. [iCrossing]

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I don't know. Looking at Japan makes me suspicious of these stats. Pretty much every cell over there is web enabled and last I checked the iPhone had only (while still impressively) reached a 46% odd adoption rate. 46% of the market and 75% of the web access? Seems like a rather large discrepancy.