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'Internet of Things' Connected Devices to Almost Triple to Over 38 Billion Units by 2020
August 4th 2015 - 01:50 GMT
New data has revealed that the number of IoT (Internet of Things) connected devices will number 38.5 billion in 2020, up from 13.4 billion in 2015: a rise of over 285%....more

Worldwide Tablet Market Continues to Decline; Vendor Landscape is Evolving
August 4th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
The worldwide tablet market declined -7.0% year over year in the second quarter of 2015 (2Q15) with shipments totaling 44.7 million units according to preliminary data ...more

EE Holds on to Top Spot in Latest RootMetrics UK Rankings
August 3rd 2015 - 01:25 GMT
EE retained its position as top-performing operator in the RootMetrics 1st Half 2015 UK Mobile Network Performance Review, earning the highest Overall RootScore Award (89.4 out of 100), followed by Three (84.7), Vodafone (74.5), and O2 (72.7). ...more

Gartner Forecasts 59 Percent Mobile Data Growth Worldwide in 2015
July 30th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Mobile Providers Must Sell Higher Data Caps to Video-Hungry Customers to Win Market Share...more

China Switch Sales Posted First-ever Decline in Q1 2015, Enterprise WLAN Sales Jumped
July 27th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
China is now the world's second largest economy, and Chinese network equipment makers are seizing the opportunity brought by the huge domestic market to close the gap with their foreign rivals....more

Apple Becomes World's Top Vendor of Wearable Bands
July 27th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Apple became the world's leading vendor of wearable bands in Q2 2015, according to Canalys estimates....more

Cell Phone Notifications May Be Driving You to Distraction
July 24th 2015 - 07:50 GMT
New study shows message alerts are as disruptive as actually using phone...more

Smartphones and Tablets Are Changing the Way Users Print, Scan, and Manage Documents
July 24th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Driven by an explosion of smartphones and tablets, the landscape for printing, scanning, and document management is in the midst of profound and significant change....more

61% of Mobile Workers Trust Employers to Keep Personal Information Private on Mobile Devices
July 23rd 2015 - 01:45 GMT
Though the vast majority of these workers trust employers to keep personal information private on mobile devices, they are still concerned about specific types of personal data....more

Smartphones and Tablets Still Drive Demand for Cover Glass, As the Industry Looks to Smart Watches for Growth
July 23rd 2015 - 01:20 GMT
With screen sizes increasing, smartphones continue to lead total area demand in the cover glass market; however, as the markets for smartphones and tablets mature, cover glass industry revenue growth is declining from 39 percent year over year in 2013 to 11 percent in 2015....more

Cellphones Seen As Change Agents for Health Among Young, Poor, Urban Women
July 22nd 2015 - 02:30 GMT
In a survey of a diverse group of almost young, low-income, inner-city pregnant and postpartum women, researchers have learned that more than 90 percent use smartphones or regular cellphones to give and get information....more

EMEA WLAN Market Holds Good Potential for Vendors Despite Poor Quarterly Results
July 22nd 2015 - 01:20 GMT
The overall enterprise and consumer wireless local area network (WLAN) market in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) decreased 12.6% in value and 20.3% in volume quarter on quarter in Q1 2015....more

Flexible Display Revenue to Comprise 15 Percent of Total Display Market in 2024
July 21st 2015 - 01:45 GMT
Flexible displays are not only leading to sprawling applications and revolutionizing the display market, but they are also an increasingly important segment of overall display market revenues. ...more

Syniverse Identifies $6 Billion Opportunity for Sponsored Mobile Usage in Asia
July 20th 2015 - 01:30 GMT
Results of a study in Asia find that consumer brands and mobile service providers in this region could unlock an annual revenue opportunity of as much as $6 billion by 2019 through the sponsorship of mobile data services....more

Worldwide PC Shipments Declined 9.5 Percent in Second Quarter of 2015
July 17th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
This was the steepest PC shipment decline since the third quarter of 2013. PC shipments are projected to decline 4.4 percent in 2015....more

Traffic From Mobile & Online Messaging to Reach 438 Billion Per Day by 2019
July 16th 2015 - 02:00 GMT
Mobile and online messaging traffic will reach 160 trillion per annum by 2019, up from 94.2 trillion this year -- equating to approximately 438 billion messages sent and received by users on a daily basis by 2019. ...more

Growth in Canada's Telecommunications Restrained by Affordability
July 16th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Sharp price increases, changing consumption habits and a slower economy will cause Canadian consumers to reassess their telecommunications spending in 2015....more

Worldwide Device Shipments to Grow 1.5 Percent, to Reach 2.5 Billion Units in 2015
July 15th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) are expected to reach 2.5 billion units in 2015, a 1.5 percent increase from 2014 and down from the previous quarter's forecast of 2.8 percent growth, ...more

Worldwide Cloud IT Infrastructure Spending Forecast to Grow 26% Year Over Year
July 14th 2015 - 02:10 GMT
Total cloud IT infrastructure spending (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) is predicted to grow by 26.4% in 2015 and will reach $33.4 billion, accounting for a third of all IT infrastructure spending,...more

Worldwide Semiconductor Sales Expected to Reach $348 Billion in 2015
July 14th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
Worldwide semiconductor revenue is forecast to reach $348 billion in 2015, a 2.2 percent increase from 2014, but down from the previous quarter's forecast of 4.0 percent growth,...more

US Wireless Market to Add 100 Million Subscribers by 2020
July 10th 2015 - 02:10 GMT
With fewer new subscribers to sign up for wireless service for the first time, carriers have focused on transitioning consumers to smartphones, 4G LTE and monetizing their data use....more

Tablet Shipments Experience Largest Decline Since 2009 Category Inception
July 9th 2015 - 02:40 GMT
For branded tablets, the year 2015 is off to a rocky start. For the first time since inception, the popular consumer item experienced its largest QoQ decline to date of 35%. ...more

Vodafone Tops M2M Rankings for Record Fourth Time
July 9th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
Vodafone has been rated the best Machine to Machine (M2M) communications service provider in the world for the fourth year in a row according to independent research by Analysys Mason....more

A Challenging Road Ahead for Distribution Networks in Personal IT Devices Markets in China
July 9th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
China's total shipments for smart connected devices (including PCs, tablets and smartphones) are estimated to reach 514 million units in 2015, up only 1.3% from 2014. ...more

Worldwide IT Spending to Decline 5.5 Percent in 2015
July 9th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Communications services will continue to be the largest IT spending segment in 2015 with spending at nearly $1.5 trillion. However, this segment is also experiencing the strongest decline among the five IT sectors...more

German Businesses are More Mobile, Security-Conscious and SaaS-Savvy Than Ever Before
July 8th 2015 - 03:10 GMT
Over 80% of German employers provide their workers with a phone for business and 65% of workers purchased their own phone. ...more

Smartphones May Be Detrimental to Learning Process
July 8th 2015 - 02:05 GMT
A yearlong study of first-time smartphone users by researchers at the U.S. Air Force found that users felt smartphones were actually detrimental to their ability to learn....more

Worldwide Cloud IT Infrastructure Market Grows by 25.1% in the First Quarter
July 8th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
Vendor revenue from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT, including public and private cloud, grew by 25.1% year over year to nearly $6.3 billion in the first quarter of 2015,...more

UK Firms Embracing Enterprise Mobility to Drive Business Growth
July 6th 2015 - 02:45 GMT
Nearly two-thirds - 60 percent - of firms in the United Kingdom provide smart phones to their increasing contingent of mobile workers...more

M2M Adoption in Far Eastern & China Markets to Account for 1 in 5 of All Global Deployments by 2019
July 6th 2015 - 02:00 GMT
The Far East and China region will account for 22% of global cellular M2M connections by 2019; a substantial increase from 15% in 2014....more

Smartphones, Savvy Consumers and Innovative Offerings Boost Japan's Telematics Market
July 6th 2015 - 01:40 GMT
For the last seven to eight years, the Japanese automotive telematics market has struggled to increase its subscriber base at a more rapid pace compared to Western markets....more

Tablets Drive Business Transformation in Enterprises and Create New Usage Scenarios
July 6th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
According to IDC, a large and increasing share of tablets deployed across UK, French, and German companies are the only devices that employees are equipped with to perform their business activities....more

U.S. Mobile Worker Population to Surpass 105 Million by 2020
July 3rd 2015 - 01:00 GMT
The U.S. mobile worker population will grow at a steady rate over the next five years, increasing from 96.2 million in 2015 to 105.4 million mobile workers in 2020, ...more

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