Globally Android overtakes BlackBerry for the first time

Google's Android mobile operating system overtook RIM's BlackBerry globally for the first time on a monthly basis in February according to web analytics company, StatCounter.

The world-wide market share the players commanded in the month of February:

Nokia's Symbian________30.7%
Apple iOS_______24.6%.

How the market shares are held for North America, in the month of February:

Here, Android over took blackberry too.

According to Statcounter: The momentum is certainly with Android which has almost tripled its market share over the last 12 months from 5.4% to 15.2%," commented Aodhan Cullen, CEO, StatCounter. In the same period iOS fell globally from 33.9% to 24.6% .

Other findings:

1) The use of mobile devices (a pocket sized device with touch input and keyboard) to access the Internet compared to desktop has more than doubled worldwide from 1.72% a year ago to 4.45% today.

2) Ther is the same trend in the US as well; with mobile Internet usage more than doubling over the past year from 2.59% to 6.32%. --------

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