Chicago ranks second in the nation in terms of mobile ad spending. Businesses spent $265 million dollars in 2010 to reach people in Chicago through mobile devices. Of that amount, only 7% came from businesses located within Chicago, representing $19 million dollars.
More mobile ad spending was delivered through mobile browsers than any other means, representing $142 million dollars in mobile ad speding in 2010, but SMS/MMS ads are predicted to garner more mobile ad spending in 2015 than any other delivery mechanism. We forecast SMS/MMS mobile ad spending to reach $700 million dollars in 2015 from local and national businesses that target Chicago consumers.
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