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Mapquest Mobile, Weather Channel top revenue-generating mobile apps

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San Francisco—MapQuest Mobile is the top revenue-generating, downloadable mobile application, according to Telephia, a mobile measurement company.

In its Telephia Mobile Applications Report for the first quarter, MapQuest Mobile accounted for 21.9% of the total share of revenue for mobile applications. The Weather Channel came in second, garnering a 5.7% share, while Verizon Superpages 2.0 came in third with a 5.3% share.

Telephia found that more than 3.3 million mobile users downloaded mobile applications during the first quarter. Sixty-one percent of downloadable mobile application revenue came from repeat purchases.

—Carol Krol

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