1. Market Research
  2. > Consumer Electronics
  3. > Portable Devices Market Trends

US Government Use of Commercial Mobile Devices : Saving Money and Increasing Capability

  • November 2014
  • 30 pages
  • Frost & Sullivan
Report ID: 2530806


Table of Contents

Executive Summary

•The US government commercial mobile devices market amounted to approximately $ x million in 2013 and primarily involved purchases of mobile phones, tablets, applications, and services.
•Commercial mobile device spending through 2019 is expected to have a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of x %. From 2013 through 2019, the market is expected to amount to a total of $ x million. The focus is on improving secure mobile access to government enterprise networks.
•Security concerns and the requirement to integrate with existing legacy networks and devices are hindering rapid growth.
•Routine programs of record and direct contracts for specific mobile device products and services are not widespread. Contracts remain relatively ad hoc and small scale for specific pilot and operational efforts.
•Commercially successful Samsung Android-based devices, Blackberry, and Apple products dominate the market. In some cases, these products are modified to meet specific security requirements.
•As commercial wireless networks, mobility, cloud computing, social networking, data analysis, applications, and high-level encryption technology become more widespread, the use of commercial mobile devices by government organizations will become routine at all levels and for all functions.

Definitions and Scope

•This research service is an overview of program funding and contract activity for US government commercial mobile devices products and services.
•Commercial mobile device products and services enable enterprise and field users to quickly leverage advanced information technology (IT) network capabilities at relatively low prices.
•The research forecasts do not include classified programs and budgets. Portions of the total commercial mobile device market information are not accessible to the public.
•Wireless carrier services, physical security, smart cards, and biometrics are not included in the research.
•Program funding and contract values do not always align year-to-year due to administrative costs, multiyear contracts, and technology use across segments.
•Market size estimates, programs, customers, technology contract segmentation, and the funding forecasts beyond 2013 for the mobile device products and services market are made at the analyst’s discretion.

Products and Services

•This market insight is an overview of program and contract activity for US government commercial-based mobile device products and services.
•Government commercial mobile device products do include some proprietary, government-developed, and modified commercial hardware and software technologies.
•Typical mobile device commercial products include smartphones, tablet computers, embedded encryption hardware and software, and program services.
•Commercial mobile devices program services include engineering, integration, assessments, training, modeling, certification, and operations.
•Most programs and contracts include more than one type of product or service.
•Most product spending is on relatively inexpensive and readily available mature commercial products that are purchased through a variety of contract vehicles.
•Large commercial hardware manufacturers dominate the market, but innovative apps providers and traditional government contractors that modify commercial products for specific operational purposes also play an important role.
•Wireless networks, cloud computing, social media tools, data analytics, and locational products are key enabling technologies that help drive the market.
•Securing government data while maintaining commercial device functionality remains a challenge.

Get Industry Insights. Simply.

  • Latest reports & slideshows with insights from top research analysts
  • 60 Million searchable statistics with tables, figures & datasets
  • More than 25,000 trusted sources
  • Single User License — provides access to the report by one individual.
  • Department License — allows you to share the report with up to 5 users
  • Site License — allows the report to be shared amongst all employees in a defined country
  • Corporate License — allows for complete access, globally.

Amrita helps you find the right report:


The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

We were impressed with the support that ReportLinker’s research specialists’ team provided. The report we purchased was useful and provided exactly what we want.

Category Manager at

ReportLinker gave access to reliable and useful data while avoiding dispersing resources and spending too much time on unnecessary research.

Executive Director at
PwC Advisory

The customer service was fast, responsive, and 100% professional in all my dealings (...) If we have more research needs, I'll certainly prioritize working with ReportLinker!

Scott Griffith

Vice President Marketing at
Maurice Sporting Goods

The research specialist provided prompt, helpful instructions for accessing ReportLinker's product. He also followed up to make sure everything went smoothly and to ensure an easy transition to the next stage of my research

Jessica P Huffman

Research Associate at
American Transportation Research Institute

Excellent customer service. Very responsive and fast.

Director, Corporate Strategy at

I reached out to ReportLinker for a detailed market study on the Air Treatment industry. The quality of the report, the research specialist’s willingness to solve my queries exceeded my expectations. I would definitely recommend ReportLinker for in-depth industry information.

Mariana Mendoza

Global Platform Senior Manager at
Whirlpool Corporation

Thanks! I like what you've provided and will certainly come back if I need to do further research works.

Bee Hin Png

CEO at
LDR Pte Ltd

The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

Purchase Reports From Reputable Market Research Publishers

Aerial Imaging Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2017 - 2025

  • $ 5795
  • Industry report
  • April 2017
  • by Transparency Market Research

Global Aerial Imaging Market: Overview The “Aerial Imaging Market [By End-use Industry (Government, Commercial Enterprises, Civil Engineering Industry, Military, Forestry and Agriculture, Energy Sector, ...

GNSS Chip Market - Global Industry Analysis, Trend, Size, Share, and Forecast 2017 - 2025

  • $ 5795
  • Industry report
  • July 2017
  • by Transparency Market Research

Global GNSS Chip Market: Overview This report covers the analysis and forecast of the GNSS chip market on a global and regional level. The study provides historic data of 2016 along with forecast for the ...

Rugged Display Market by Product, Size, Ruggedness, OS, Vertical - Global Forecast to 2023

  • $ 5650
  • Industry report
  • August 2017
  • by MarketsandMarkets

“Rugged display market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.92% between 2017 and 2023” The rugged display market was valued at USD 7.03 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach USD 10.29 billion by ...

Download Unlimited Documents from Trusted Public Sources

Renewable Energy Forecast Statistics in Indonesia and Asia

  • August 2017
    42 pages
  • Renewable Energ...  


    Solar Energy  

  • Indonesia  


View report >

Navigation Systems Demand Analysis in France, Yearly Update

  • July 2017
    3 pages
  • Navigation Syst...  

  • France  


View report >

Portable Devices Industry in the US

  • July 2017
    2 pages
  • Portable Device...  

    Tablet Computer  


  • United States  

    North America  

View report >

Gps Supply In Colombia

2 months ago

Home Audio Markets

2 months ago


Reportlinker.com © Copyright 2017. All rights reserved.

ReportLinker simplifies how Analysts and Decision Makers get industry data for their business.