The W3C has published guidelines for mobile content, and is addressing the problem of device diversity by establishing a technology to support a repository of device descriptions.W3C is also developing a validating scheme to assess the readiness of content for the mobile web, through its mobile OK Scheme, which will help content developers to quickly determine if their content is web-ready.Both platforms provide better Internet access, screens, and mobile browsers, or application-based user web experiences, than previous generations of mobile devices.Web designers may work separately on such pages, or pages may be automatically converted, as in Mobile Wikipedia.A mobile broadband modem "tethers" the smartphone to one or more computers or other end user devices to provide access to the Internet via the protocols that cellular telephone service providers may offer.According to Buzz City, mobile internet increased 30% from Q1 to Q2 2011.
The shift to mobile web access has accelerated since 2007 with the rise of larger multitouch smartphones, and since 2010 with the rise of multitouch tablet computers.
Wi-Fi and other better methods are commonly available for users not on the move.
Cellular base stations are more expensive to provide than a wireless base station that connects directly to an internet service provider, rather than through the telephone system.
A June 2011 research on mobile development found mobile web the third most used platform, trailing Android and i OS.
In an article in Communications of the ACM in April 2013, Web technologist Nicholas C.