Opera: iOS is the leading platform for mobile ads
Among smartphone manufacturers, Apple has the lead, responsible for 43% of ad impressions over Opera's network. Samsung is next with a 17% share followed by the 10% owned by Nokia. Other OEMs like HTC, Motorola and BlackBerry each have less than a 4% share of mobile ad impressions on Opera's mobile ad network. When it comes to tablets, Apple's share of mobile ad revenue over Opera is a whopping 91%. Samsung is second with 6%, while Acer has 1%.
Opera's mobile ad partners had revenue of $400 million in 2012 and that figure is on target to hit $600 million this year. Opera Mediaeorks serves up more than 60 billion ad impressions a month over 13,000 sites and apps, reaching 400 million consumers each month.
source: Opera via BGR