There is no guarantee that companies always bet right, but I’d place weight on their wagers more than on those of armchair theorists who are still arguing for FTTH as the only solution.
Ask Google why they want a big, Nexus 6 size phone, and the answer is ready: “We are moving from mobile first to a mobile only world.”
The next wave of growth for the smartphone industry will come from emerging nations in Asia-Pacific, especially from India, China and Indonesia. In these nations, smartphones will be the only computer for a majority of the population, so, the industry must gear up to accommodate this new breed.
At Google’s annual Asia-Pacific press event in Taipei this week, the search and advertising giant which seems to be nurturing increasing ambitions of becoming a device player, concentrated on this mobile first world. Google thinks the “most exciting computing revolution of our time, the mobile web,” is being forged in Asia.
– See more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/technology/mobile-tabs/eric-schmidt-prefers-nexus-5-but-he-and-google-betting-big-on-bigger-phones-here-is-why/#sthash.wz9Bzfn2.dpuf