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Strong Growth for Diameter Signaling with LTE Uptake
August 29th 2016 - 01:25 GMT
LTE deployment is spiking the adoption of diameter signaling, the protocol that servers and software use to communicate within the core of the LTE network....more

5G to Reach 690M Connections and 300M Handset Shipments by 2025
August 29th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
In a pair of related reports released by SA, the reality of 5G evolution is analyzed....more

Gartner Hype Cycle Highlights China's Aggressive Investment in High Tech
August 22nd 2016 - 01:30 GMT
Despite the slowdown in GDP growth to 6.9 percent in 2015, China is still making aggressive investments to drive the adoption of high technology by local enterprises and organizations, according to Gartner....more

Can Cell Phones Make You Feel Less Connected to Your Friends and Family?
August 18th 2016 - 01:20 GMT
In this digital age, with phones at our finger tips, you would think that access to constant communication would make us feel closer to one another. But a new study suggests that cell phone use might lead to feeling less socially connected,...more

Tablet Shipments Continue to Fall, but Business Demand Provides Hope
August 10th 2016 - 01:20 GMT
The worldwide tablet market fell an additional 16% in Q2 2016, as shipments dropped to their lowest point in three years. ...more

Worldwide Tablet Shipments Decline More Than 12% in Second Quarter
August 10th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Growth continues to decline with the market receding 12.3% year over year as vendors begin to refocus their product lines and consumers hold off on purchases....more

Fitbit Dominates Health and Fitness Wearables As Basic Bands Exceed 9 Million Shipments
August 9th 2016 - 01:30 GMT
Total shipments of basic bands, which are mainly health and fitness trackers, exceeded 9 million units. Xiaomi followed in second place, shipping nearly 3 million Mi bands,...more

Android Captures Record 97 Percent Smartphone Marketshare in India in Q2 2016
August 8th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, smartphone shipments grew 19 percent annually to reach 31 million units in India during the second quarter of 2016....more

Customers More Satisfied When Using Online Customer Care Channels, Via Mobile Devices
August 5th 2016 - 01:20 GMT
Customer contact with wireless carriers via online self-service is at an all-time high, as a growing shift in mobile device usage is affecting the way customers contact their providers with service inquiries,...more

OLED to Become Leading Smartphone Display Technology in 2020
August 3rd 2016 - 01:20 GMT
Although LCD has dominated mobile phone displays for more than 15 years, organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display technology is set to become the leading smartphone display technology in 2020, ...more

Businesses Need to Shift Away from Protecting Devices and Focus on Securing Apps and Data
August 3rd 2016 - 01:00 GMT
As organizations embrace the digital transformation of their business, they are increasingly facing new security concerns. ...more

Number of Unique Mobile Subscribers in Africa Surpasses Half a Billion
August 2nd 2016 - 01:00 GMT
More than half a billion people across Africa are now subscribed to mobile services as the continent continues to migrate rapidly to mobile broadband networks,...more

Smartwatch Market Experiences First Decline As Shipments Fall by a Third
July 29th 2016 - 01:25 GMT
Smartwatch vendors shipped 3.5 million units in the second quarter of 2016 (2Q16), which was down substantially from the 5.1 million shipped a year ago. ...more

Increasing Mobile Connections and Data Usage in Five-year Forecast of the U.S. Connected Car Market
July 29th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Car-centric consumers, who are also tied to their smartphones, are driving the connected car market in the U.S. and have created an opportunity for automobile OEMs...more

By 2020 \"Cloud Shift\" Will Affect More Than $1 Trillion in IT Spending
July 28th 2016 - 01:40 GMT
More than $1 trillion in IT spending will be directly or indirectly affected by the shift to cloud during the next five years, said Gartner....more

As Tablet ODM Shipments Fall, Detachable Tablets Drive Future Market Growth
July 28th 2016 - 01:25 GMT
In terms of product specifications, 7-inch slate tablets were still the mainstream product, accounting for 52% of the global total shipment. ...more

VoLTE to Be Deployed As Mainstream in Many Operator Networks
July 28th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) provides high quality voice service by typically offering lower latency and higher capacity compared to competing VoIP services which utilize best-effort bearers that can adversely affect their service quality. ...more

Worldwide Semiconductor Capital Spending to Decline 0.7 Percent in 2016
July 27th 2016 - 01:55 GMT
Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to decline 0.7 percent in 2016, to $64.3 billion, according to Gartner....more

Global Mobile SaaS Will Grow from $20.9B in 2016 to Reach $37.9B by 2021
July 27th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
According to their latest forecasts, Strategy Analytics estimates that revenue from Corporate mobile SaaS will grow from a $4.4 billion in 2016 market to reach $7.4 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 11% over the forecast period...more

Over Four in Five APAC Online Consumers Access the Internet Daily on Their Smartphones
July 26th 2016 - 02:05 GMT
Messaging apps are most utilised with over half agreeing that they text more than talk on their smartphones...more

5G RAN Revenues in 2020 to Eclipse 4G RAN Revenues in 2010
July 26th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
5G RAN revenues, including pre-5G and standards-based 5G RAN investments, in 2020 will likely eclipse the level of 4G RAN revenues in 2010....more

Rebound in Notebooks in Western Europe Boosted PC Shipments
July 25th 2016 - 02:10 GMT
PC shipments in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) performed above expectations, reaching 16.1 million units in the second quarter of 2016 - a 4.7% YoY decrease, ...more

Majority of U.S. Consumers Value Paper and Disagree With Digital-Only Communications
July 25th 2016 - 01:20 GMT
Results indicate that many consumers want to retain the choice of receiving paper bills and statements at no additional cost. ...more

Slowdown Owing To Controlled Spending From Telecom, Banking And Government
July 22nd 2016 - 01:25 GMT
The enterprise storage market was largely driven by Banking, Professional services and Telecom organizations in Q1 2016. However, the quarter witnessed a slowdown in Telecom spending...more

Consumer Desktop Adoption Declines 30% Since 2009
July 22nd 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Only 6% of U.S. broadband households rely exclusively on desktops, while an additional 6% of households use only a combination of desktops and tablets....more

One in Four Consumers Adopts Wireless Charging on Mobile Devices
July 21st 2016 - 01:25 GMT
More importantly, those who have used the technology had an overwhelmingly positive reaction: over 98 percent would choose the feature again....more

Unused Data Rollover, Free Access to Premium Wi-Fi Hotspots, and Loyalty Reward Programs Are Important to Likely Mobile Service Switchers
July 20th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
A report also reveals that 60% of those potential switchers rate a rewards program for being a loyal customer as very important when considering a service provider....more

7.5 Million Cellular Smart Watches Will Ship in 2016
July 19th 2016 - 01:50 GMT
7.5 million smart watches with cellular connectivity will ship in 2016, rising to 53.6 million in 2020. This represents a compound annual growth rate of 63% from 2016 to 2020....more

Worldwide PC Shipments Declined 5.2 Percent in Second Quarter of 2016
July 18th 2016 - 02:00 GMT
This was the seventh consecutive quarter of PC shipment declines, but Gartner analysts said the market is showing some signs of improvement....more

Vodafone Report Shows Strong Revenue Growth From IoT Adopters in the Americas
July 18th 2016 - 01:45 GMT
74% of respondents in the Americas view IoT as critical for the future success of their organization ...more

5G Opens Doors for New Disruptive Market Leaders
July 18th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
5G will usher in a new era with new players disrupting the current service provider landscape, according to a new report from Strategy Analytics. ...more

Worldwide IT Spending Is Forecast to Be Flat in 2016
July 13th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Worldwide IT spending is forecast to be flat in 2016, totaling $3.41 trillion, according to Gartner. This is up from last quarter's forecast of negative 0.5 percent growth. The change in the forecast is mainly due to currency fluctuations....more

Wearables Provides Rare Ray of Light Amid Personal Computing Downturn in Middle East and Africa
July 12th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
The Middle East and Africa (MEA) wearables market experienced a 65.3% year-on-year growth in shipments in the first quarter of 2016, according to IDC....more

Wearable and Mobile Devices Leading to Rise in Flexible Displays
July 11th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
As the popularity and penetration of wearable and mobile devices increase, so too will demand for innovative flexible displays....more

India's PC Shipments Declined 7.4 Percent in First Quarter of 2016
July 8th 2016 - 01:25 GMT
PC shipments in India totalled nearly 2 million units in the first quarter of 2016, a 7.4 percent decrease over the first quarter of 2015,...more

Western European Orgs Accelerating Their Investment in IoT
July 7th 2016 - 01:20 GMT
Organizations across Western Europe will invest more than $145 billion in Internet of Things (IoT) hardware, software, services, and connectivity this year. ...more

Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) Market is Expected to Garner $34.8 Billion by 2022
July 7th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Asia-Pacific is expected to be the largest VoLTE market during the forecast period on account of the early roll out of VoLTE and VoLTE enabled devices by the operators in the developed countries in the region...more

Chinese Consumers are Top Globally for Wanting to Be "reachable" at All Times
July 6th 2016 - 02:15 GMT
By contrast, less than a-fifth (18 percent) of Japanese connected consumers exhibit a strong "always reachable" mindset-the lowest in APAC and second lowest of all countries surveyed....more

IPad Pro Reinforces Apple's Lead in Nordic Smart Connected Devices Market
July 6th 2016 - 01:25 GMT
The region remained affected by unfavorable macroeconomic conditions, such as exchange rate volatility and oil price fluctuations, all of which impacted investments, particularly in Norway and Sweden. ...more

LTE Driving PA, Switch and Filter Modules to New Heights
July 6th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
The transition to LTE has led to increasing sales of RF front-end modules containing power amplifiers, duplexers, LNAs, switches, and antenna tuners, ...more