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Consumer Awareness of Wireless Charging Doubles to 76% in 2015
June 30th 2015 - 01:40 GMT
The first step to convert awareness into actual adoption is to correctly identify the customer proposition, ensure the technology is available, and offer it at a reasonable price...more

Middle East and Africa Tablet Market Suffers First Ever Year-on-Year Decline
June 29th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
After years of posting successive gains, the Middle East and Africa (MEA) tablet market recorded its first ever year-on-year decline in Q1 2015, with shipments to the region declining 5.8% to 3.83 million units....more

Mobile Services Market Dragged by Europe Again
June 26th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
Dragged down by the EMEA region (Europe, the Middle East and Africa), with Europe as the main culprit, global mobile service revenue fell 2 percent in 2014 from 2013, to $781 billion,...more

M2M and IoT in Saudi Arabia: How Can Telcos Capitalize on Opportunities?
June 26th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
The popularity of machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications is growing across Saudi organizations, especially with the increasing number of offerings emerging from systems integrators and telcos. ...more

Global 4G Data Traffic to Reach 79% of the Total Data Consumption by 2020
June 26th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Though mobile voice revenues continue to decline across all regions, the aggregate mobile service revenues for 2014 increased 2.8% year-on-year (YOY) globally, mainly driven by the robust data services...more

Worldwide Hybrid Device Shipments on Pace to Jump by 70% from 2014
June 25th 2015 - 02:05 GMT
Hybrid devices will account for 12 percent of total sales of mobile PCs in 2015, rising to 26 percent in 2019....more

Moore's Law Added Trillions of Dollars to the Global Economy
June 25th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
From connectivity to globalization and sustainability, the "Law" created by Gordon Moore's prediction for the pace of semiconductor technology advances has set the stage for global technology innovation and contribution for 50 years....more

Messaging Revenues to Decline by $600M As Traffic Increases by 200%
June 25th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Overall, messaging traffic is forecast to double by 2019. This is driven by OTT (over-the-top) messaging applications, such as WhatsApp and LINE, seeing a threefold increase in message traffic -- from almost 31 trillion in 2014, to 100 trillion by 2019 globally....more

Demand for Enterprise Mobile Apps Will Outstrip Available Development Capacity Five to One
June 24th 2015 - 02:00 GMT
By the end of 2017, market demand for mobile app development services will grow at least five times faster than internal IT organizations' capacity to deliver them, according to Gartner....more

Survey Finds 65% of IoT Applications Generate Revenue Today
June 24th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
An impressive 65 percent of Internet of Things (IoT) apps in production today are generating real revenue. ...more

American Wireless Data Consumption Jumps by a Quarter
June 23rd 2015 - 02:25 GMT
Americans used 4.1 trillion megabytes (MB) of data in 2014, a 26 percent increase over 2013. Helping to drive the increase in data usage were smartphones and tablets, ...more

India Expected to Have 1.4 Billion Mobile Subscriptions by 2020
June 23rd 2015 - 01:40 GMT
The total number of mobile subscriptions in India is expected to increase to approximately 1.4 billion by 2020, resulting in a population penetration of 100 percent....more

Worldwide Wearables Market Forecast to Grow 173.3% in 2015 with 72.1 Million Units Shipped
June 22nd 2015 - 03:20 GMT
The wearables market maintained its upward trajectory in the first quarter of 2015 as new vendors, including Apple, prepared to enter the market....more

"What's My Worth? $11 Per Minute," Consumers Tell Advertisers
June 22nd 2015 - 02:45 GMT
Mobile consumers have told advertisers what they believe they are worth, suggesting that engaging with one minute of advertising on mobile devices is equivalent to $10.80 per consumer for advertisers....more

How Do Toddlers Use Tablets?
June 22nd 2015 - 02:00 GMT
Can babies use iPads? If you've ever viewed YouTube videos of infants and toddlers using iPads, then you know the answer is a resounding \"Yes.\"...more

Increase for Broadband Equipment Market As GPON, VDSL Take Hold
June 22nd 2015 - 01:20 GMT
The global broadband aggregation equipment market, including DSL, PON and Ethernet FTTH, totaled $2.1 billion in the first quarter of 2015 (1Q15), a 5 percent sequential falloff, but a 14 percent gain year-over-year ...more

Australian Tablet & 2-in-1, Any Signs Of Life?
June 22nd 2015 - 01:00 GMT
The Australian market for tablet and 2-in-1 took a massive hit in the first quarter of 2015. However, signs of life can still be found in a disappointing quarter....more

Multiplayer Accounted for 60% of Consumer Spending Among Top 50 Mobile Games
June 19th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Within the global installed base for smartphones and tablets that are used for gaming, which exceeded 1.1 billion in Q1 2015, Google Play experienced relatively strong traction over the iOS App Store:...more

Swimming Against The Current, Mobile Phone Shipment Grows In The Maturing Australian Market
June 18th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
The mobile phone market in Australia experienced a strong first quarter despite high penetration rate....more

Smarter Machines Will Challenge the Human Desire for Control
June 17th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
The growth of sensor-based data combined with advanced algorithms and artificial intelligence (AI) are enabling smart machines to make increasingly significant business decisions over which humans have decreasing control,...more

Can Phone Data Detect Real-time Unemployment?
June 16th 2015 - 02:00 GMT
A study co-authored by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers shows that mobile phone data can provide rapid insight into employment levels, precisely because people's communications patterns change when they are not working. ...more

LTE Leads New Mobile Connections in Last 3 Quarters
June 16th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Analysing Q1 2015 subscriptions data provided by Ovum, GSA noted that in 3 successive quarters LTE subscripti on net additions have outpaced any other mobile communications technology....more

LTE Subscriber Base to Grow to 1.4 Billion Globally by Year-end 2015
June 15th 2015 - 02:10 GMT
The LTE subscriber base will exceed 3.5 billion by 2020, demonstrating a 5 year CAGR of 20.8%. ...more

Wearable Market Remained Strong in Q1 Despite Pending Debut of the Apple Watch
June 12th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
The worldwide wearable device market (commonly referred to as wearables) recorded its eighth consecutive quarter of steady growth in the first quarter of 2015 (1Q15). ...more

Apple Pay Not Hindered by Lack of Trust or Understanding
June 11th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
Apple Pay hit the market in October, just after the launch of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. While these devices are still in their infancy and have not reached their full market penetration potential,...more

Explosive Internet of Things Spending to Reach $1.7 Trillion in 2020
June 11th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to gain momentum as vendors and enterprises begin to embrace the opportunities this market presents. ...more

Apps for Smart Wearable Devices Poised to Surge As Developers Race to Deliver
June 10th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
The number of third-party applications designed to run on smart wearable devices is expected to grow from 2,500 at the end of 2014 to 349,000 in 2019. ...more

SIM Card Shipments to Reach a Record, but Declining ASPs Force a Shift in Vendor Strategy
June 9th 2015 - 02:00 GMT
The days of double-digit shipment growth for SIM cards are over and declining ASPs have forced smart card and IC vendors to change strategies....more

Telecom Carrier Spending Entering New Era Marked by Diverse Regional Trends
June 9th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
Worldwide telecom service provider capital expenditures grew 2.9 percent year-over-year in 2014, to US$352 billion,...more

LTE Mobile Infrastructure Peak Not Enough to Offset 2G/3G Decline
June 9th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Global LTE mobile infrastructure revenue is expected to peak at $23.3 billion in 2015 and then start to decline as a result of diminishing rollouts....more

China Drives RF Power Amplifier Sales for Wireless Infrastructure to Nearly US$5 Billion
June 8th 2015 - 02:05 GMT
The year 2014 was strong for wireless infrastructure hardware-especially RF power amplifiers-and prospects look good for growth through 2020. ...more

Ericsson: 70 Percent of World's Population Using Smartphones by 2020
June 8th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
With the continued rise of smartphones comes an accelerated growth in data usage: smartphone data is predicted to increase ten-fold by 2020, when 80 percent of all mobile data traffic will come from smartphones....more

Current Mobile Contracts Damaging the Environment, Research Finds
June 8th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Research published today has called for an overhaul of the way mobile devices are manufactured and contracted, in order to stop the harmful effects on the environment caused by current business models....more

Smartwatch Display Shipments to Reach Record 34 Million Units in 2015
June 8th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Smartwatch display unit shipments are expected to grow 250 percent year-over-year, reaching a record 34 million units in 2015, led by demand for the new Apple Watch,...more

PC Shipments Will Continue to Decline in 2015
June 5th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
This will be the fourth consecutive year of declining volume as the PC market continues to struggle with competition from tablets and smartphones and generally low demand....more

Tablet Growth Will Continue to Slow in 2015
June 4th 2015 - 02:10 GMT
Worldwide shipments of tablets and 2-in-1 devices are forecast to reach 221.8 million units in 2015, a decline of -3.8% from 2014, ...more

Worldwide WLAN Market Shows Slowed Growth in First Quarter of 2015
June 3rd 2015 - 02:15 GMT
The combined consumer and enterprise worldwide wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments increased 0.6% year over year in the first quarter of 2015 (1Q15)....more

Thailand's Mobile Content and Application Market is Small, but Growing Fast
June 2nd 2015 - 01:45 GMT
The mobile content and applications market in Thailand continues to grow, but customer usage outside of social networking and entertainment shows weak adoption of mobile applications, ...more

Emerging Markets Drove Worldwide Smartphone Sales to 19% Growth in Q1
June 2nd 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Worldwide sales of smartphones to end users reached 336 million units, an increase of 19.3 per cent during the first quarter of 2015, according to Gartner....more

Global Smartphone Growth Expected to Slow to 11.3% in 2015
June 1st 2015 - 01:40 GMT
While overall smartphone growth will continue to slow, many markets will experience robust growth in 2015 and beyond, and worldwide shipment volumes are forecast to reach 1.9 billion units annually by 2019....more