Players shadow one another in battle for mobile market share

03 Apr 2012

By Christo Volschenk
The battle for mobile market share fought by Germany’s top real estate platforms continues at a relentless pace, with no player allowing the other any space to maneuver. In the latest exchange Immonet and Immobilienscout24 launched identical home-builder apps within 6 days of one another. Both are free. Immonet’s app came first, but Immobilienscout24’s app is

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Christo Volschenk

Christo Volschenk is managing editor of the news on and our senior analyst covering Naspers. He brings more than 31 years of experience in business journalism to the team - the last 18 years focused on classifieds and e-commerce. Apart from working closely with the AIM Group, Christo is a freelance journalist, content manager, and copy editor. Before branching out on his own, he spent 15 years with Naspers in South Africa as journalist, economics editor and online project manager. He now spends most his day editing the news reported by 23 colleagues in 23 countries from his base in Stuttgart, Germany.