Research by Google confirms the obvious: when consumers need to research products, prices, availability etc, it’s easier to use the mobile Web.
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You mention ubiquitous services as key and there's a part of that which will be correct. But that can only work under tighter industry and governmental controls, which many of the markets which could use more mobile services don't have as much of.
That would mean that there would need to be a bigger push from consumers and individual companies to work together for these services to happen. Thing such as standards coming together faster, more shared tech and IP, and much better consumer education sits as the main hurdles here.
It would be nice if this all "just worked" though. Then again, it would press me to personally dream even further.
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