Distimo & MEF Report on Worldwide App Store Trends

distimo 2Ahead of the first MEF Global Forum in San Francisco on the 14-15th November, MEF has teamed up with app store analytics leader Distimo to release a free report showcasing global trends across the Apple and Google App stores in 16 different countries.

As well as analysis of download volumes and revenues by category in established markets such as the U.S. and EU, the report also shines a light on trends in growth markets including South Korea, Brazil and South Africa. It found that the Apple App Store now accounts for 65 per cent of total revenues globally, with Google Play gaining ground in the last six months. The success of games monetization across all countries is mentioned as a key driver, accounting for 71 per cent of total revenues. The full report examines a host of useful data points, download it from the MEF website.

Distimo Chief Commercial Officer and co-founder, Remco van den Elzen is part of the speaker line-up at MEF Global Forum, looking specifically at global games trends and monetisation strategies as part of a dedicated session. Top publishers Gameloft, Machine Zone and Kiwi will also be on hand to share their views – visit the website for the full speaker line-up.

MEF CEO Rimma Perelmuter, said: “The global mobile ecosystem continues to expand into new markets and vertical sectors. Understanding the prevailing business models and regional variances that underpin this growth is essential to helping mobile businesses identify new opportunities across growth markets. MEF will address these trends in San Francisco next month at MEF Global Forum where we will gather and engage the industry’s foremost thought leaders.”

You can see the full press release and download the report on the MEF website.

MEFTV caught up with Distimo co-founder and CEO Vincent Hoogsteder last week at AppsWorld Europe in London who gave us some background on Distimo, their new mobile app and how the art of app-analytics is evolving.

Distimo Chief Commercial Officer and co-founder, Remco van den Elzen is part of the speaker line-up at MEF Global Forum, looking specifically at global games trends and monetisation strategies as part of a dedicated session supported by Nazara Technologies.  Top publishers Gameloft, Machine Zone and Kiwi will also be on hand to share their views – visit the website for the full speaker line-up.

See the MGF website for the full speaker lineup

MEF Global Forum

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