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Small Cells Healthy, but Outdoor DAS and Wi-Fi Will Squeeze the Market
April 17th 2015 - 01:07 GMT
ABI Research's latest forecast for outdoor small cells takes into account new market research and upholds its expectations for 2015 through 2020 to deliver a 43% CAGR....more

Half of UK Population Now Uses Tablets
April 15th 2015 - 05:09 GMT
According to new forecasts, the UK tablet market will reach a significant milestone in usage this year when, for the first time ever, the majority of the country's consumers will use a tablet at least once per month. ...more

Semiconductor Revenue Grew 7.9 Percent in 2014
April 15th 2015 - 01:34 GMT
Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled $340.3 billion in 2014, a 7.9 percent increase from 2013 revenue of $315.4 billion, according to final results by Gartner....more

Worldwide IT Spending to Decline 1.3 Percent in 2015
April 14th 2015 - 02:01 GMT
Worldwide IT spending is set to shrink to $3.66 trillion in 2015, a 1.3 percent decrease from 2014, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. ...more

Worldwide PC Shipments Declined 5.2 Percent in First Quarter of 2015
April 14th 2015 - 01:39 GMT
Worldwide PC shipments totaled 71.7 million units in the first quarter of 2015, a 5.2 percent decline from the first quarter of 2014, according to preliminary results by Gartner....more

Consumers in Singapore Purchased over 4.6 Million Connected Devices in 2014
April 10th 2015 - 03:30 GMT
Singapore's affluent and well-developed internet infrastructure have been playing a major role in driving consumers' appetite for connected gadgets....more

Security and Privacy Biggest Fears As IoT Emerges
April 10th 2015 - 02:55 GMT
According to a new survey, IT professionals approach the Internet of Things (IoT) more concerned about security/rise of cyberattacks (44 percent) and privacy (28 percent) than any other issues ...more

Kindergartners Who Shared IPads in Class Scored Higher on Achievement Tests
April 10th 2015 - 02:05 GMT
Students sharing iPads outscored peers on early literacy tests by up to 30 points...more

Asia Pacific Devices Shipments to Grow 3.2 Percent in 2015
April 10th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
Sales of Mobile Phones and Ultramobiles Prop Up Overall Devices Market...more

Asia-Pacific Drove RAN Market to Double-Digit Growth in 2014
April 9th 2015 - 02:50 GMT
Asia-Pacific regional growth in basestations dominated in 2014 as it continued to account for the majority of worldwide basestation deployments. ...more

Wearables Market Forecast to Reach 45.7 Million Units Shipped in 2015
April 9th 2015 - 02:20 GMT
A combination of new vendors, new devices, and greater end-user awareness will drive the worldwide wearables market higher in 2015. ...more

Worry Over Mobile Data Costs Prompts Americans to Compromise Productivity, Adds Stress to Travel Experience
April 8th 2015 - 02:05 GMT
Even though they think mobile connectivity is a must-have at home, most Americans when travelling abroad compromise work and fun by cutting back on mobile usage,...more

Study: Ads in Free Mobile Apps Have Hidden Costs for Both Users and Developers
April 8th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
There's no such thing as free - especially with smartphone apps, according to a new study....more

Wireless LAN Gear Nears $5 Billion in 2014; 802.11ac Access Points Take Off
April 7th 2015 - 02:45 GMT
Worldwide wireless LAN (WLAN) equipment revenue reached $4.9 billion in 2014, growing just 6 percent over 2013-a far cry from the 20-percent-plus annual increases of a few years ago,...more

2015 Set to Be a Breakthrough Year for $1.7 Billion Wireless Power Industry
April 7th 2015 - 02:05 GMT
Total wireless power receiver shipments reached 55 million units in 2014, which will grow by 4,000 percent through 2024 to more than 2 billion units....more

Mobile Ad Spending to Top $100 Billion Worldwide in 2016
April 6th 2015 - 02:45 GMT
The worldwide mobile advertising market will hit two significant milestones in 2016, surpassing $100 billion and accounting for more than 50% of all digital ads for the first time....more

Digital Content Opportunity to Deliver $14bn Revenues for Operators by 2019
April 6th 2015 - 02:05 GMT
The research argues that growth will be fuelled by a dramatic rise in carrier billed payments made on devices such as tablets, consoles and smart TVs....more

Mobile App Adoption Is Maturing As Usage Mellows
April 6th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
The mobile apps marketplace is maturing as users declare themselves satisfied with current engagement rates, according to a survey by Gartner....more

Texting Too Tempting for College Students Even when Inappropriate
April 6th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
College students may realize that texting in the shower or at a funeral is inappropriate, but many do it anyway, according to Penn State psychologists. ...more

Global Devices Shipments to Grow 2.8 Percent in 2015
April 3rd 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) are estimated to reach 2.5 billion units in 2015, an increase of 2.8 percent over 2014...more

Metals Used in High-tech Products Face Future Supply Risks
April 3rd 2015 - 01:00 GMT
In a new paper, a team of Yale researchers assesses the \"criticality\" of all 62 metals on the Periodic Table of Elements, providing key insights into which materials might become more difficult to find in the coming decades, ...more

Smart Cities Will Use 1.1 Billion Connected Things in 2015
April 2nd 2015 - 01:25 GMT
Gartner estimates that 1.1 billion connected things will be used by smart cities in 2015, rising to 9.7 billion by 2020....more

LTE Pushes Mobile Infrastructure Market to $47B in 2014; Big Drop Coming
April 1st 2015 - 01:55 GMT
For the full-year 2014, LTE alone pushed mobile infrastructure revenue up 10 percent over 2013, to $46.8 billion worldwide, due in large part to China Mobile's massive TDD-LTE deployment....more

As Tablets Slow and PCs Face Ongoing Challenges, Smartphones Grab an Ever-Larger Share of the Smart Connected Device Market
March 31st 2015 - 01:50 GMT
During that time, smartphones will grow to represent the overwhelming majority of total smart connected device (SCD) shipments, dwarfing both tablets and PCs in terms of shipment volumes....more

Turkey IT Spending to Top $11.7Bn in 2015 As Telcos Ramp Up for LTE
March 30th 2015 - 01:55 GMT
Overall IT spending in Turkey is expected to touch $11.7 billion in 2015, with IDC tipping the consumer, telecommunications, and finance verticals to be the three biggest spenders....more

Malaysians Changing Telecom Service Providers Due to Lack of Transparency in Pricing & Subscription Plan
March 29th 2015 - 23:00 GMT
The lack of transparency in pricing and subscription plans are driving customers away from their telecommunication service provider, says Frost & Sullivan. ...more

Year-End 2014: Nearly Half a Billion LTE Connections Worldwide
March 20th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
North America contributed significantly to global LTE connections with 33 percent or 164 million of the total 498 million LTE connections worldwide, ...more

Older Mobile Users Spur Data Traffic Growth in the USA
March 20th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
The total data traffic (Wi-Fi and Cellular combined) doubled between Q1 2014 and Q4 2014; the bulk of the growth coming from an older demographic, ...more

Third of Airline Boarding Passes to Be Issued Via Mobile Devices by 2019
March 19th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
New research from leading analysts, Juniper Research, finds that over 1.5 billion boarding passes will be delivered via mobile by 2019, compared to approximately 745 million boarding passes estimated to be delivered this year...more

Tablet Growth Hits the Brakes, Slowing to the Low Single Digits in the Years Ahead
March 19th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Following the first year-over-year decline in worldwide tablet shipments in the fourth quarter of 2014, IDC has scaled back its five year forecast for the product category. ...more

Increased Amount of Data from Multiple Devices Boosts Mobile Advertising in Latin America
March 16th 2015 - 01:40 GMT
The application-to-peer (A2P) SMS advertising segment is expected to earn revenues of $19.8 billion in 2014, and reach $95.4 billion in 2019,...more

Wireless is Redefining the Home Audio Market
March 16th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
The popularity of mobile devices and changing consumer habits in media consumption are not only increasing demand for wirelessly connected audio devices, but also rapidly altering the home audio landscape,...more

Wireless Network Problem Incidence Increases As Texting and Web Use Grows
March 13th 2015 - 02:30 GMT
As the incidence of texting and Web use grows, so does the incidence of wireless network problems, with the year-over-year increase driven primarily by issues with data services, including phone and mobile broadband Web, ...more

The $46 Billion Opportunity Cost for Mobile Operators Due to Market Distractions
March 11th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
Although huge estimates have been put on the value of the IoT and wearables markets, operators must commit to major infrastructure investment and wholesale business model changes in order to compete for these revenues....more

Worldwide WLAN Market Shows Slower Growth in Fourth Quarter of 2014
March 10th 2015 - 01:40 GMT
The combined consumer and enterprise worldwide wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments increased 7.0% year over year in the fourth quarter of 2014 (4Q14). ...more

Internet Music Services Rise, Putting Pressure on Traditional Music Listening
March 10th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Half of USA based internet users (96 million) listened to music on an Internet radio or on-demand music service in the past three months, according to The NPD Grou...more

4G to Cover More Than Three-Quarters of Latin American Population by 2020
March 9th 2015 - 03:15 GMT
4G-LTE networks will cover more than three-quarters of Latin America by 2020, according to new data from GSMA Intelligence, a result of accelerating 4G deployments across the region. ...more

Wearable Electronics Bring Opportunities for Sensors After Smartphones and Tablets
March 9th 2015 - 02:30 GMT
The wearable devices space is viewed as the next goldmine of opportunity for sensor manufacturers as profits shrink in the smartphone and tablet segments. ...more

Tablet Adoption in Commercial Segment to Drive Growth in Western Europe
March 9th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
According to figures published by IDC, the commercial tablet market will reach more than 11 million units by 2019 in Western Europe, achieving more than 130% growth (2014-2019). ...more

Stronger Competition Forecast for Mobile Phone Display Manufacturers This Year
March 9th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
Global mobile phone display module shipments in 2015 are expected to rise just 4 percent year-over-year to reach two billion units, leading to even stronger competition among mobile phone display manufacturers....more