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Worldwide WLAN Market Sees Robust Growth Across Regions in Q2
September 27th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
The combined consumer and enterprise worldwide wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments increased 6.7% year over year in 2Q16, and increased 6.7% on a sequential basis. ...more

Mobile Internet Users in Latin America to Grow by 50 Per Cent by 2020
September 26th 2016 - 02:00 GMT
The number of people across Latin America using their mobile devices to access the internet is set to grow by 50 per cent by the end of the decade, according to a new GSMA study....more

Apple Still Leads in Smartwatch Sales; Sector Growth Slow
September 26th 2016 - 01:30 GMT
As of July 2016, 15.2% of US consumers own either a smartwatch or fitness band, with the EU4 following behind at 8.1% penetration....more

Mobile Email-Driven Revenue Jumped 32 Percent Year-Over-Year
September 26th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Thirty-two percent of email-driven revenue came from a mobile device in Q2 2016, jumping 32 percent year-over-year and 80 percent over the past two years, ...more

5G Seen As an Innovation Engine by Executives in Key Industries
September 16th 2016 - 01:20 GMT
A new global report from Ericsson reveals the anticipated impact of 5G, the next-generation mobile technology, on specific industries....more

Russia's Mobile Phone Market Volume Returns to Pre-crisis Level
September 16th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Smartphone imports totaled nearly seven million units, against less than five million in the same quarter a year ago....more

Basic Wearables Soar and Smart Wearables Stall As Market Climbs 26.1%
September 15th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Despite a decline in shipments for one of the largest vendors, the overall market for wearable devices grew 26.1% year over year as new use cases are slowly starting to emerge....more

Organizations Must Address Attack of the IoT Devices
September 13th 2016 - 01:20 GMT
By 2020, 21 billion of Internet of Things (IoT) devices will be in use worldwide. Of these, close to 6 percent will be in use for industrial IoT applications. ...more

Flat Smartphone Growth Projected for 2016 As Mature Markets Veer into Declines
September 6th 2016 - 01:25 GMT
Although growth remains positive, it is down significantly from the 10.4% growth in 2015....more

China's Manufacturing IoT Spending to Hit US$128 Billion As Industry Shifts to Services
September 5th 2016 - 01:30 GMT
In the process, software and services will lead the way for the fast growth of IoT spending in the manufacturing industry, with a combined market share of over 60%, the report predicted....more

Ad Agencies See 25% Conversion Rate for Smartphone Native App Installs
September 2nd 2016 - 01:00 GMT
With advertising dollars switching from desktop to mobile, ad agencies are looking for ways to effectively get in front of their clients' customers. ...more

Internet and Mobile Devices Prompt Positive Lifestyle Changes
September 1st 2016 - 01:50 GMT
People are more likely to adopt heart healthy behaviors when guided and encouraged via the Internet, their cellphones or other devices, according to 23 years of research...more

Consumer Ultraslim and Detachable Uptake Revitalizes PC and Tablet Market in Western Europe
September 1st 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Approximately one in every five PCs shipped in Western Europe this quarter was an ultraslim notebook, while one in four tablets shipped was a detachable in both the consumer and commercial segments....more

Cell Phone Conversations Hinder Child Pedestrian Crossing Abilities
August 30th 2016 - 01:25 GMT
Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have determined that a child pedestrian's ability to safely cross the road is hindered more during a cell phone conversation than an adult's. ...more

App and Video Streaming Experience Determine Customer Loyalty
August 30th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
In the business of mobile broadband, customer loyalty isn't what it appears to be. As smartphone users' behavior changes, traditional measurements are no longer enough to determine whether customers prefer their operator, ...more

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