“According to data collected by Market Share, Apple Computer’s Safari Web browser continues to gain market share in the Internet browser segment,” Switch To A Mac reports. “In October 2005, Safari’s market share as measured by Market Share (By Net Applications) was 2.56 percent. In October 2006, Safari’s market share comes in at 3.93 percent… The rise from 2.56 to 3.93 represents a year-over-year growth of 54 percent (rounded to the nearest whole percent, actual rise is 53.5 percent) for the month of October.”
“Safari experienced a 11.3 percent increase from September 2006 rising from 3.53 percent 3.93 in October 2006. This outpaces the 10 percent growth seen between August 2006 and September 2006. Since January 2006, Safari’s market share has increased from 3.00 to 3.93 percent, representing 31 percent growth in just nine months, up from the 17.7 percent increase from January 2006 to September 2006,” STAM reports.
STAM reports, “This data clearly shows that Safari’s growth is accelerating and is showing no signs of slowing down.”
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