W3C's Mobile Web Initiative - Crossing the Chasm

W3C Mobile Web Initiative

Philipp Hoschka
W3C Deputy Director
Ubiquitous Web Domain Leader

Mobile Monday - London, UK
October 8, 2007

What is W3C ?

2004: Mobile Web Chasm

Crossing the Chasm

Source: Geoffrey Moore - "Crossing the Chasm"

Nov 2004: W3C Mobile Web Initiative Workshop

May 2005: Launch of W3C Mobile Web Initiative

Current Sponsors

MWI sponsors

Fast Forward: 2007 - The Year of the Mobile Web

2007: Progress at W3C::Improving User Experience

2007: Progress at W3C::Lowering Development Costs

Mobile Web: Moved out of the Chasm

Crossing the Chasm

Beyond 2007: Mobile Web Initiative - Phase 2

The Next Frontier: Mobile Web in Developing Countries

Man with mobile phone in Asia.  AFP, Deshakalyan Chowdhury

The Mobile Web can accelerate Internet access around the world by solving the "last kilometer" problem

Person with mobile phone in rural Africa