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IDC: wireless games will bring $1 bln by 3006

The research firm said it expects the number of wireless gamers to grow from 7.9% of all US wireless subscribers in 2003 to 34.

The research firm said it expects the number of wireless gamers to grow from 7.9% of all US wireless subscribers in 2003 to 34.7%, or 65.2 mln users, by 2008. Carriers, IDC added, plan to aggressively promote wireless games titles while offering new line ups of titles. Revenue from wireless gaming is expected to reach $1 bln by 2006.