Within the framework of research project "Prospects of Mobile Commerce", which was conducted between Oct. 2004 and Dec. 2006 in cooperation between Chair of International Management, University of Hamburg, and Institute of Technology and Innovation Management, Hamburg University of Technology.. Altogether 6 large-scale studies were conducted, in order to understand the current status-quo of various Mobile Commerce applications and to estimate their future course. All studies have been in the meantime completed and are in the process of being prepared for publication.
All studies, except that of Mobile Banking, were conducted in German language and as such concentrated primarily on the German market. Information on these studies are available on the Internet site of the said project:
The Mobile Banking study was awarded by Vodafone Foundation for Research a prize for its constribution to "market- and customer orientation" of mobile (financial) services. The study was released as book in Summer 2007. (Title: "The Mobile Commerce Prospects: A Strategic Analysis of Opportunities in the Banking Sector", Hamburg University Press, ISBN: 3-937816-31-3).