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SIM Card Market Reaches 5.2 Billion Units in 2014-LTE, NFC, M2M Gaining Momentum
January 23rd 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Global SIM card shipments will reach 5.2 billion units in 2014, marking a revitalizing 5.32% increase from 2013. LTE, NFC, and M2M have successfully paved their way into the industry and are considered the trends for the next few years....more

Apple Watch Spurs Rapid Growth of Market for Wireless Charging in Wearable Tech
January 21st 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Propelled by the arrival of the Apple Watch, the global market for wireless power and charging in wearable applications is set to attain a gargantuan 3,000 percent expansion this year compared to 2014, ...more

Tablet Sales Continue to Be Slow in 2015
January 16th 2015 - 02:00 GMT
After a troubled year in 2014, the global tablet market is not returning to the levels of growth seen in the last four years as demand for tablets will continue to be slow in 2015....more

Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Grew 7.9 Percent in 2014
January 15th 2015 - 02:00 GMT
Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled $339.8 billion in 2014, a 7.9 percent increase from 2013 revenue of $315 billion, according to preliminary results by Gartner....more

Weak Mobile Customer Service Is Harming Customer Engagement
January 14th 2015 - 02:15 GMT
No rallying principle in the enterprise matters more than the creation of superior customer engagement and IT leaders will need to innovate in engaging customers on all channels and have the metrics to choose the right projects....more

Apple Expected to Reverse IPad Misfortunes in 2015
January 14th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Tablet growth is expected to resume and continue over the next 5 years with a forecast of nearly 290 million tablet shipments in 2019....more

Shipments of Connected Wearables Will Reach 168 Million in 2019
January 13th 2015 - 02:00 GMT
Growing at a compound annual growth rate of 54.7 percent, total shipments of smartwatches, smart glasses, fitness & activity trackers, people monitoring & safety devices and medical devices as well as other wearable devices are forecasted to reach 168.2 million units in 2019. ...more

Location Platform Revenues Will Grow to € 470 Million Worldwide in 2020
January 12th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
Total location platform revenues are expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 11.5 percent between 2013 and 2020, reaching EUR470 million at the end of the forecast period....more

Mobile Broadband Overtakes SMS As Largest Generator of Mobile Data Revenue
January 12th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
Worldwide mobile service revenue barely budged in the first half of 2014 (1H14), up just 0.5% from the same period a year ago, to $385.5 billion, ...more

Mobile Broadband Overtakes SMS As Largest Generator of Mobile Data Revenue
January 1st 2015 - 01:40 GMT
Mobile broadband revenue rose 26% in 1H14 from 1H13 and continued to drive overall mobile services market growth. ...more

Tablets and Ultrabooks Become 30% More Affordable in Emerging Markets
December 31st 2014 - 01:40 GMT
The Average Selling Price (ASP) of Ultrabooks and tablets declined by 7.8% in 2014, as the market matured and commoditized, allowing these devices to become more affordable in all markets. ...more

High-Speed Broadband and 4G Coverage Dramatically Rises in Europe
December 30th 2014 - 01:45 GMT
The number of European households within a reach of high-speed broadband of at least 30 Mbps download speeds reached 62 percent of EU homes at the end of 2013,...more

Nokia, Huawei, and Kapsch Fuel GSM-R Market As Coverage Grows
December 29th 2014 - 02:00 GMT
GSM-R has been adopted in Europe for more than 10 years to provide voice and data communications for railway and acts as a radio bearer for train control messages....more

One out of Every Five Individuals in the EU28 Used the Cloud to Save Files
December 29th 2014 - 01:25 GMT
Internet usage has become very widespread amongst the EU population, and not only are more and more people using the internet, but they also use it more and more often, with almost two-thirds of individuals aged 16 to 74 in the EU28 using the internet daily in 2014, ...more

Limiting Internet Congestion a Key Factor in Net Neutrality Debate
December 19th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Study suggests price discrimination would lead to web congestion...more

By 2018, More Than 50% of Users Will Use a Tablet or Smartphone First for All Online Activities
December 18th 2014 - 01:25 GMT
In the emerging economies, users are adopting smartphones as their exclusive mobile devices while in developed economies, multi-device households are becoming the norm, with tablets growing at the fastest rate of any computing device. ...more

Mobile Device Use Leads to Few Interactions Between Mother and Child During Mealtime
December 18th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Moms who use mobile devices while eating with their young children are less likely to have verbal, nonverbal and encouraging interactions with them....more

Huawei and Ericsson Drive Competitive Advantage in the Managed Services Market
December 17th 2014 - 02:10 GMT
ABI Research has affirmed Huawei and Ericsson are the ones to watch as the Network Managed Services market heads toward US$18 billion by 2019....more

By 2017, 30% of Smart Wearables Will Be Inconspicuous to the Eye
December 17th 2014 - 01:30 GMT
As the smart wearables market continues to grow and evolve, Gartner predicts that by 2017, 30 percent of smart wearables will be completely unobtrusive to the eye....more

Mobile Shoppers Prefer Sundays, New Report Finds
December 16th 2014 - 02:00 GMT
Unlike desktop traffic to e-commerce sites, which tends to peak on Mondays and remains stronger during weekdays than on weekends, mobile shopping traffic is highly concentrated on Sundays, ...more

Tablet Ownership is Growing Faster Than Any Other Connected Device
December 16th 2014 - 01:45 GMT
Tablet ownership among U.S. consumers is on the rise, and growing at a faster rate than that of any other connected device. ...more

Mobile Internet Contributes More Than EUR 90 Billion to Economies of EU5
December 15th 2014 - 02:00 GMT
The mobile Internet economy generates annual revenues of EUR92 billion and a consumer benefit, or surplus, of about EUR770 billion in the countries of the EU5 -- Germany, France, the UK, Italy, and Spain. The mobile Internet has created 250,000 jobs in these five countries....more

One in Five Americans to Purchase a Wearable Device in the Next Year
December 15th 2014 - 01:40 GMT
There has been a lot of hype lately around wearables, but are Americans really taking to these new technologies? ...more

Android Inspires Another Bright Quarter for MEA Tablet Market
December 14th 2014 - 23:00 GMT
The Middle East and Africa (MEA) tablet market continued to record strong year-on-year growth in Q3 2014, spurred by a huge increase in shipments of Android-based devices....more

5G in 2020 Will Be Rare; Over 100 Million Subscribers by 2025
December 14th 2014 - 03:20 GMT
According to a new Market Data forecasts from ABI Research, it will take more than 5 years for 5G to reach 100 million subscriber mark-2 years longer than 4G....more

Mobile Commerce Transactions to Approach 200bn By 2019
December 12th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Mobile phone and tablet users will make 195 billion mobile commerce transactions annually by 2019, up from 72 billion this year....more

Asian Smartphone Market: India Leads As China Continues to Slow
December 11th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
The smartphone market in Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) posted a moderate 6% Quarter-on-Quarter (QoQ) and 24% Year-on-Year (YoY) growth in 2014 Q3....more

Smartphone Growth Forecast to Slow As Prices Drop and Markets Mature
December 10th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to reach a total of nearly 1.3 billion units in 2014, representing an increase of 26.3% over 2013, according to IDC....more

Mobile Growth Surpasses Desktop This Black Friday and Cyber Monday
December 9th 2014 - 01:30 GMT
This Black Friday marked a tipping point in which many retailers for the first time saw more traffic from customers on mobile devices than on laptop or desktop computers. ...more

Majority of Internet Users Believe Affordable Access Should Be a Basic Human Right
December 4th 2014 - 01:55 GMT
A survey of Internet users in 24 countries has found that 83% of them believe that affordable access to the internet should be a basic human right....more

Tablet Growth Expected to Slow in 2014 Along With First Year of IPad Decline
December 3rd 2014 - 01:00 GMT
At the core of this slowdown is the expectation that 2014 will represent the first full year of decline in Apple iPad shipments. ...more

Indian Tablet Market Reports The Strongest Year To Date Growth
December 2nd 2014 - 02:10 GMT
Tablet market shipments in India witnessed a strong quarter-on-quarter growth of 10% making it a 0.94 million units market....more

64 Million LTE Cat 9-10 Smartphones to Ship in 2019, Enabling Broadband Speeds Up to 450Mbps
December 2nd 2014 - 01:00 GMT
A new Market Data forecast from ABI Research expects the number of smartphones with Category 9 or Category 10 LTE modems, which enable mobile broadband speeds in the downlink of up to 450 Mbps, to reach 64 million in 2019....more

More Than a Third of USA Adult Smartphone Users Use Their Phones for Video Calling
December 1st 2014 - 02:15 GMT
Video calling is growing into a key mainstream activity on smartphones, with high adoption rates in some markets, according to a survey by Gartner....more

Canadians Not Buying Mobile Payments
November 28th 2014 - 01:25 GMT
Canadian consumers lag far behind citizens of other countries when it comes to mobile payments, which account for just 2% of all consumer purchases in Canada,...more

Half of People Considering Buying a Smart Wristband Will Choose a Smartwatch
November 28th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Wearable electronic devices for fitness shipments are forecast to reach 68.1 million units in 2015, down from 70 million units in 2014, according to Gartner....more

90 Percent Will Have a Mobile Phone by 2020
November 27th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
90 percent of the world's population over six years old is predicted to have a mobile phone by 2020. Furthermore, by 2020 smartphone subscriptions are forecast to top 6.1 billion....more

Carrier Wi-Fi Market to Hit $3 Billion in 2018
November 26th 2014 - 01:40 GMT
The global carrier WiFi equipment market totaled $527 million in 2013, a gain of 9% from the previous year, driven in part by the deployment of small cells with integrated Wi-Fi, ...more

Mobile Operator Costs Pass $800bn Annually As Margins Become Squeezed
November 26th 2014 - 01:25 GMT
A report has found that with annual mobile operator expenditures now in excess of $800 billion, several leading players face the possibility of costs exceeding revenues by the end of the decade without remedial action....more

IPhone 6 Models Strengthen Growth in HD and FHD Smartphone Displays
November 25th 2014 - 01:20 GMT
Beginning in the second quarter of this year, display panel makers significantly reduced prices for high-definition (HD, 720 x 1280) and full-high-definition (FHD, 1080 x 1920) in-cell and on-cell modules....more