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Mobile Networks Adding More Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS)
September 3rd 2015 - 01:30 GMT
On average, the top 20 independent wireless, incumbent, competitive and cable operators expect the DAS nodes in their networks to more than triple between now and 2018....more

India Tablet Market Revives With a Healthy Growth in Q2 2015
September 3rd 2015 - 01:00 GMT
In Q2 2015, India tablet market clocked 1.04 million unit shipments with 22% growth over same period last year and year-to-date growth of 15%....more

Apple Debuts at #2 As the Worldwide Wearables Market Grows in 2Q15
September 2nd 2015 - 01:25 GMT
In its first appearance in the wearables market, Apple finds itself within striking distance of the established market leader, Fitbit....more

Worldwide Smartphone Growth Expected to Slow in 2015
September 2nd 2015 - 01:00 GMT
According to a new mobile phone forecast from IDC, smartphone shipments are expected to grow 10.4% in 2015 to 1.44 billion units. ...more

Worldwide WLAN Market Shows Mixed Results in Second Quarter of 2015
September 1st 2015 - 01:20 GMT
The combined consumer and enterprise worldwide wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments decreased -5.3% year over year in the second quarter of 2015 (2Q15)....more

South African Tablet Market Surges but Premium Brands Feel the Pinch
September 1st 2015 - 01:00 GMT
The South African tablet market bounced back from a disappointing performance in the first quarter of the year to record strong year-on-year growth of 56% in Q2 2015, ...more

Mobile Operators Turning to Ethernet Microwave for Voice and Data Backhaul
August 31st 2015 - 02:30 GMT
Respondents are prolific users of microwave: By 2017, 52 percent will have more than 5,000 microwave links...more

Worldwide Tablet Shipments Expected to Decline in 2015
August 31st 2015 - 02:10 GMT
According to a new forecast, tablet shipments, inclusive of 2-in-1 devices, are expected to decline -8.0% in 2015,...more

Clear Sign of Saturation: 20% Seasonal Decline in CEE Tablet Market
August 28th 2015 - 01:50 GMT
Tablet shipments in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) fell by 21.4% in the second quarter of 2015 compared to the same quarter in the previous year, to 2.8 million units shipped,...more

Gartner Says Every Employee Is a Digital Employee
August 28th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
The integration of digital requirements into most work processes and growing employee digital dexterity are leading to a world where every employee is a digital employee, said Gartner....more

Two-Thirds of IT Professionals Forced to Adopt Smart Devices In Spite of Security Risks
August 27th 2015 - 02:45 GMT
According to a survey, 68 percent of respondents believe that business efficiency requirements are forcing their organisations to adopt smart technology in spite of security risks....more

Optical Network Equipment Spending in Europe Up 8 Percent Year over Year
August 27th 2015 - 02:20 GMT
Global optical network hardware revenue (WDM and SONET/SDH) grew 22 percent in 2Q15 from the previous quarter, but was flat from a year ago....more

Gartner Says Indias Mobile Services Market to Reach $21.4 Billion In 2015
August 27th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
Mobile connections in India will grow to 880 million in 2015. Spending (in constant USD) on mobile services will grow 4 percent to reach $21.4 billion in 2015....more

Startups and Small Companies Offer Semiconductor Vendors Fast and Stable Growth
August 26th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
China is the Fastest-Growing Small-Customer Market, With Semiconductor Revenue Reaching US$14.9 Billion in 2014...more

Android Mobile Video Advertising is Fastest-growing Format in APAC Region
August 25th 2015 - 03:05 GMT
Smartphone use in the Asia Pacific region continues to grow at a pace on par with the rest of the world, with page-view volume on mobile websites and apps approaching global averages, ...more

Service Provider Voice Equipment Market Soars 46 Percent YoY in 2nd Quarter
August 25th 2015 - 02:40 GMT
Global service provider VoIP (voice over IP) and IMS (IP multimedia subsystem) revenue was up 46 percent year-over-year in 2Q15, to $1.3 billion....more

Is Communication Technology Bringing Families Closer Together?
August 25th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
If you've ever wondered about the impact that communication technology is having on the modern family, then a new report from Ericsson ConsumerLab will make interesting reading....more

As Utilities Get Smarter, Smart Meter Semiconductors Rise
August 24th 2015 - 02:30 GMT
The global market for semiconductors used in smart meters that provide two-way communications between meters and utilities will continue to expand in the coming years, providing significant growth opportunities semiconductor manufacturers....more

Mobile Payments Are Poised for Explosive Growth in Asia/Pacific
August 24th 2015 - 02:10 GMT
IDC predicts worldiwde mobile payments will account for $1 trillion USD in value in 2017, up 124% from the less than $500 billion USD expected in 2015. ...more

Middle-aged Drivers Using Cellphones While Driving, Even with Children in the Car
August 21st 2015 - 08:15 GMT
New study looks at the influence of child presence and work obligations on cellphone use in car...more

Huawei Takes Top Spot in Radio Access Network Market
August 21st 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Huawei, Ericsson, and Nokia maintained the top three revenue share ranking for the overall RAN market,...more

European Tablet Market Stabilizes and Vendor Dynamics Evolve
August 20th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
This small decline, which was the softest since the downturn started at the beginning of 2014, resulted from the combined effect of persistent weak demand for consumer tablets and increasing interest in 2-in-1s and as commercial tablets. ...more

Apple Leads in Key Countries As Tablet Market Falls 11% in Q2 2015
August 20th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Tablet shipments continued to wane in Q2 2015, falling 11% year on year to 42.5 million units....more

Wearable Devices Set to Make Ubiquitous Connectivity a Reality
August 18th 2015 - 03:15 GMT
The fledgling wearable devices market currently caters to a niche customer base. Improvements in devices and newer, interesting use cases will accelerate the transition to mass market proliferation...more

Carriers on Track to Spend $5.7B on SDN Hardware, Software and Services by 2019
August 18th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
IHS predicts service providers around the world will increase their spending on SDN software by 15 times from 2015 to 2019....more

Wireless M2M Devices in the Oil & Gas Industry to Reach 1.25 Million by 2019
August 17th 2015 - 02:55 GMT
The number of devices featuring cellular or satellite connectivity deployed in oil & gas applications worldwide was 0.5 million at the end of 2014....more

Traditional Notebook Display Shipments Drop As Chromebooks Rise
August 17th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
Global consumers have lately become less interested in acquiring conventional notebooks with 15-inch displays, and they are instead shifting their spending to smaller product segments....more

Mobile Advertising Revenue Expected to Hit $31.9 Billion in 2014
August 17th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Mobile display again showed the highest growth at 88.1 percent, overtaking search as the dominant segment....more

58% of US Smartphone Owners Also Own Tablets
August 14th 2015 - 02:00 GMT
Nationally, smartphone penetration has reached 62%. Among all of the people who own smartphones, 58% also own a tablet - and among iPhone owners, 65% have a tablet....more

Mobile Workstations Continue to Grow Moderately While Desktops Disappoint
August 14th 2015 - 01:40 GMT
Certified mobile workstations continued to show stronger growth in the second quarter of 2015 (2Q15), while the desktop workstation market experienced a slight decline in growth, according to IDC....more

Apple IOS Returns to Growth in All Europe \"Big Five\" Markets
August 13th 2015 - 02:10 GMT
The latest smartphone sales data show Apple iOS returning to growth across Europe's five largest countries, while its share dropped in the USA....more

Competition Is Increasing to Be the IoT Gateway to the Connected Home
August 13th 2015 - 01:55 GMT
The hype surrounding the Internet of Things (IoT) in the home is growing rapidly, according to Gartner, as the battle for the IoT gateway in the connected home gets underway....more

Lenovo Overtakes Apple to Lead PC Market with a 15% Share in Q2 2015
August 13th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Lenovo took the top spot from Apple in the PC market (desktops, notebooks and tablets) in Q2 2015. Apple had held the lead since Q3 2014....more

5G Service Revenues Forecast to Exceed $65Bn Globally by 2025, Contributing 7% of Operator Revenues
August 12th 2015 - 02:30 GMT
5G service revenues are set to exceed $65 billion by 2025, compared to just $100 million during its first year of commercial services in 2020,...more

Apple Drives Growth in High-Resolution Smartphone Displays
August 12th 2015 - 02:15 GMT
Led by Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, LTPS TFT LCD smartphone display shipments grew 31 percent in the first half (H1) of 2015 to reach 251 million units....more

Personal Cloud Is Growing in Importance As It Intersects With IT Initiatives
August 12th 2015 - 01:50 GMT
End-user computing (EUC) and digital workplace managers responsible for building the digital workplace will be increasingly challenged as the personal cloud continues to evolve and intersect with IT initiatives....more

Quarter of Consumers Have Privacy Concerns About Using Connected Health Devices
August 11th 2015 - 02:55 GMT
Nearly a quarter (23%) of U.S. broadband households have privacy and security concerns related to usage of connected health devices and the same percentage have a similar level of concern about fitness tracking devices....more

Sexting and Internet Safety Climb Top 10 List of Child Health Concerns
August 11th 2015 - 02:30 GMT
With more kids online and using cell phones at increasingly younger ages, two issues have quickly climbed higher on the public's list of major health concerns for children across the U.S: sexting and Internet safety. ...more

Network Operators Reveal Software-Defined Networking (SDN) Plans, Timing and Challenges
August 11th 2015 - 02:10 GMT
The study found that 82 percent of service provider respondents have either already deployed SDN, are now deploying SDN, or plan to evaluate it in 2015....more

GSA Says Investments in LTE-A Systems Confirm Global Cat 6 and Cat 9 Growth Trend
August 10th 2015 - 03:50 GMT
LTE-Advanced deployments have taken firm hold in all markets around the world with 131 i.e. over 30% of operators in 60 countries investing in LTE-Advanced system deployments, ...more