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Malaysians Snapped Up Nearly 630,000 Media Tablets in First Half Year
August 21st 2014 - 00:15 GMT
The insatiable hunger for the latest tablets in Malaysia is driving the continued growth in sales of this popular technology. ...more

Telecom Penetration in Remote Areas Creates Opportunities for Hybrid Power Systems
August 20th 2014 - 23:20 GMT
The lack of grid connectivity in distant and rural areas - especially in developing countries - is prompting end users to retrofit or replace the ubiquitous diesel generator set with cost-effective and efficient hybrid power systems. ...more

With Growth of 84% in Q2, India Smartphone Market Still Has Immense Potential
August 19th 2014 - 02:10 GMT
The smartphone market in India has maintained its growth impetus with smartphone shipments achieving year-on-year growth of 84% in Q2 2014 and a quarter-over-quarter growth of 11%. ...more

Asia/Pacific Enterprise Mobility Market Increasingly Fragmenting
August 19th 2014 - 01:30 GMT
The Asia/Pacific Enterprise Mobility market is expected to become increasingly fragmented in the coming years, as countries in the Asia/Pacific regions have begun to utilize mobility in different fashions depending on their needs....more

Mobile Devices with 4K Screens Expected to Reach 478M Units by 2019
August 18th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
2K or "Quad HD" screens currently occupy the premium end of the smartphone market while 2015 will see the launch of 4K/Ultra HD devices. ...more

US Mobile Service Revenues Fell by $1 Billion in Q2
August 15th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Mobile services revenues in the USA declined 2% during the second quarter of this year, reflecting a drop of around a billion dollars making it one of the biggest revenue declines in recent times....more

Traditional Development Practices Are Likely to Fail for Mobile Apps
August 14th 2014 - 23:45 GMT
The traditional methods used to define and develop desktop applications will not work with mobile application development (AD), according to Gartner....more

Vodafone: Rise of the Machine-to-Machine
August 14th 2014 - 08:10 GMT
Machine to Machine adoption has increased by more than 80% globally in the last year and Vodafone now predicts that more than half of companies in the Americas will implement M2M by 2016....more

Telecoms Development in Emerging Regions Reenergizes DC Power Systems Market
August 14th 2014 - 07:10 GMT
Interest in telecom infrastructure and network expansion in emerging regions across the globe is fuelling investments in direct current (DC) power systems. ...more

LTE & LTE-A Subscriptions to Exceed 430 Million by Year-end 2014
August 14th 2014 - 06:10 GMT
The growing appetite for on-the-go, real-time information and mobile entertainment services will see the total number of subscribers for 4G LTE and 4.5G LTE-Advanced grow to nearly 411 million and 22 million respectively by year-end 2014....more

Location Based Services Market to Be Driven by Context Aware Mobile Services
August 14th 2014 - 05:10 GMT
The Mobile Context and Location Services market is forecast to reach $43.3bn in revenue by 2019, rising from an estimated $12.2bn in 2014. ...more

Seniors Enjoy Benefits of ICT to Communicate with Younger Generations
August 14th 2014 - 02:25 GMT
A new study from Ericsson ConsumerLab carried out in the United States shows that seniors who use communications technology feel more enriched, informed, younger and more in touch with others and society....more

Contactless Payments Surge by 18% in the UK
August 14th 2014 - 01:20 GMT
The use of contactless cards to make payments has continued to gain monthly momentum in the UK, according to figures released by Visa Europe....more

LTE-A Network Deployments Make Material Gains in 2014
August 13th 2014 - 07:10 GMT
LTE-Advanced network deployments are becoming a tangible reality in 2014. As of the end of 1Q 2014, ABI Research estimates there were ~60 LTE-A trials, commitments and commercial deployments worldwide,...more

Mobile App Development Supporting a Million Jobs in Europe
August 12th 2014 - 01:20 GMT
Europe's mobile app market accounts for 19% of global revenues and is growing strongly at a 12% annual rate. ...more

Google's Android TV Could Shake Up Streaming Media Player Market
August 12th 2014 - 00:30 GMT
The arrival of Google's Android TV platform could well disrupt the landscape for streaming media players now dominated by Roku and Apple TV, potentially roiling a rapidly expanding market that sells tens of millions of units every year, ...more

Wi-Fi Gateways May Be the New Whole-Home Gateway Answer
August 12th 2014 - 00:10 GMT
Cable has been working on Wi-Fi gateways to combine IP video and advanced Wi-Fi for the home. While providing many challenges, these new Wi-Fi gateways offer numerous possibilities,...more

Global Smartphone Shipments to Reach 322 Million in 3Q14; IPhone to Drive 4G in China
August 11th 2014 - 23:50 GMT
Smartphone shipments are expected to reach 322 million in the third quarter of 2014, up 13% on quarter, and see flat shipment growth on year in the fourth quarter, while overall shipments in 2014 will reach 1.2 billion, up 29.2% on year,...more

Chromebook Sales Will Reach 5.2 Million Units in 2014
August 11th 2014 - 23:25 GMT
Sales of Chromebooks will reach 5.2 million units in 2014, a 79 percent increase from 2013, according to Gartner. By 2017, sales of Chromebooks are set to nearly triple to reach 14.4 million units....more

Wireless Connectivity Semiconductors Maintain Double-Digit Growth in Health and Fitness
August 10th 2014 - 23:45 GMT
Semiconductors providing wireless connectivity in health and fitness devices are set for solid double-digit growth in 2014 and beyond, especially as a clutch of wireless technologies make their way into a growing number of wearable devices,...more

Notebook Decline Eases As Tablet Shipments Level out
August 6th 2014 - 23:30 GMT
Worldwide, 123.9 million PCs shipped in Q2 2014, representing year-on-year growth of 14%. But with effectively no sequential growth, it would appear that the positive effect that tablets have had on overall PC shipments is beginning to wear off....more

Notebook Decline Eases As Tablet Shipments Level out
August 5th 2014 - 23:55 GMT
Worldwide, 123.9 million PCs shipped in Q2 2014, representing year-on-year growth of 14%. But with effectively no sequential growth, it would appear that the positive effect that tablets have had on overall PC shipments is beginning to wear off....more

23% of Android Smartphone Users are Power Users
August 5th 2014 - 23:30 GMT
The analysis is based on over one million individual application sessions on more than 1500 Android smartphone users in the US during the first half of the year....more

A \"Free\" T-Mobile Represents Worst Case Scenario for Sprint
August 5th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Iliad's surprise bid for T-Mobile would leave Sprint the least able to compete if wireless prices tumble, according to Strategy Analytics. ...more

Critical Communications LTE is a New and Challenging Market Opportunity
July 30th 2014 - 23:00 GMT
For the first time, public mobile network operators (MNOs) have the chance to provide mission-critical services to this specialised market segment - if they are willing to meet its demanding requirements....more

Equipment Installment Plans Make Mark on Wireless Business
July 30th 2014 - 01:05 GMT
Rather than customers continuing to receive a subsidized handset device in exchange for a two-year service contract, the model is shifting toward a no-subsidy purchase using equipment installment plans (EIP)....more

OEM and Telematics Expected to Surpass 40% of M2M Connections by 2019
July 29th 2014 - 00:25 GMT
This in a market where cellular M2M connections will grow by double-digits regardless of application category. By 2019, over 600 million connections will reside on cellular networks....more

Consumers Want Tariff Customization for Their Smartphones
July 28th 2014 - 23:25 GMT
Mobile phone users are ready for new options in data pricing and on-device solutions that provide them with more ability to control and personalize their mobile service, ...more

Tablet Market Grows 11% in Second Quarter on Shipments from a Wide Range of Vendors
July 25th 2014 - 00:55 GMT
­The worldwide tablet grew 11.0% year over year in the second quarter of 2014 (2Q14) with shipments reaching 49.3 million units according to preliminary data,...more

Customers Are Frustrated That Their Mobile Network Does Not Know Their Customer History
July 25th 2014 - 00:30 GMT
American consumers are unsatisfied with customer experiences with their mobile network operators because of the lack of context for the customer's situation....more

India's Mobile Services Market To Reach $19.2 Billion In 2014
July 24th 2014 - 23:00 GMT
Mobile connections in India will grow to 815 million in 2014, an 8 percent increase from 755 million connections in 2013, ac...more

Mobile Network Security Will Be Laid Bare by Attacks on Small Cells
July 24th 2014 - 11:40 GMT
Outdoor Small Cells pose increased security risk as mobile networks densify to meet burgeoning traffic demands. ...more

Tablets to Bridge the Gap with Smartphones
July 24th 2014 - 02:10 GMT
Analysis finds that by 2016, the use of smartphones is expected to decrease from the current levels of 66 percent to 58 percent, while tablets are expected to increase from 49 percent to 56 percent....more

UK TV Viewing Numbers May Start to Include Tablet Viewing
July 24th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
The organisation that tracks UK television viewing figures says that it is to test tracking online media consumption through tablets as well....more

Mobile Data Services to Overtake Mobile Voice in Malaysia by 2017
July 24th 2014 - 00:05 GMT
Mobile data services will become the key driver for mobile operators in Malaysia and is expected to surpass mobile voice revenue in 2017, according to IDC....more

Are International Development Agencies Taking Kenya to the ICT Tipping Point?
July 23rd 2014 - 23:25 GMT
Between 2000 and 2012, the country's wider transport and communications sector, of which ICT is a part, grew at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.7%, outperforming all other sectors of the national economy....more

Carrier Aggregation Is a Significant Highlight in the LTE-A Market
July 23rd 2014 - 19:39 GMT
As Release 10 and 11 of the 3GPP's Long Term Evolution (LTE) standards are being turned on, operators are seeking features that offer the biggest bang for their buck, and carrier aggregation is a favored highlight,...more

Millions of Android Gaming Consoles on the Horizon
July 22nd 2014 - 19:56 GMT
Android console offerings from Amazon, Google, Nvidia and others are projected to grow at a much faster rate, and offer the casual to mid-core gamer an affordable way to play from the couch....more

Google Widens Lead over Apple in App Downloads
July 21st 2014 - 01:30 GMT
Google Play downloads exceeded iOS App Store downloads by around 60 percent this quarter, while the iOS App Store earned about 80 percent more revenue, ...more

Small Hotels Still Not Aware of the Importance of Good Wi-Fi Services
July 18th 2014 - 03:00 GMT
A survey by Wi-Fi hotspot equipment vendor, Netgear has found that a lack of Wi-Fi hotspots in hotels is damaging the hotel's prospects....more