More Mobile Broadband Subscribers Means More Video

The future of video could be right in your hands. Literally. Mobile video is on the grow with no signs of slowing down. As Om points out over at GigaOM, there could be more than 250 million wireless broadband subscribers by the end of 2009.

And those subscribers aren’t just getting faster connections for sending txts 2 thr frnds. A new generation is growing up with mobile video. Nielsen recently found that teens make up more than 20 percent of the mobile video market and watch more mobile video than the average user.

YouTube (s GOOG) has said that mobile video is an “exponentially” growing part of its site, thanks, in part to the release of Apple’s (s AAPL) iPhone 3GS.

And there has been some funding activity in the mobile video space lately, with QuickPlay raising $12 million and Qik getting $5.5 million.