Reports Category

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

Cumulative $1 Trillion to Be Spent on Telecom and Datacom Equipment and Software over Next 5 Years
July 18th 2014 - 00:00 GMT
Based on global revenue, the overall telecom and datacom network equipment and software market share leaders are, in rank order: Cisco, Huawei, Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent, and ZTE - the same top 5 vendors with virtually the same shares as the year prior,...more

No Evidence That California Cellphone Ban Decreased Accidents, Says Researcher
July 17th 2014 - 23:00 GMT
In a recent study, a researcher at the University of Colorado Boulder found no evidence that a California ban on using hand-held cellphones while driving decreased the number of traffic accidents in the state in the first six months following the ban....more

Mobile Data Traffic Growth Pushes Packet Core Spend to Over $18 Billion
July 16th 2014 - 23:45 GMT
Though much of the Telecom market experienced a 1Q seasonal dip, packet core expansion continues with Just-In-Time deployment....more

LTE to Represent More Than 1 in 5 Active Mobile Connections by 2019
July 16th 2014 - 23:20 GMT
A new report forecasts a rapid uptake of 4G LTE mobile technology in the next five years, with active connections crossing the 1 billion mark in 2017 and reaching 1.8 billion by 2019....more

US Survey Shows Health Differences in Wireless-Only Households
July 16th 2014 - 02:50 GMT
Preliminary results from the July-December 2013 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) indicate that the number of American homes with only wireless telephones continues to grow....more

Growth of Connected Devices Expected to Drive Adoption of M2M in Asia Pacific
July 16th 2014 - 01:30 GMT
The Internet of Things (IoT) market is expected to be one of the fastest growing segments in the Asia Pacific technology industry, ...more

Consumer Electronics Industry Revenues to Reach All-Time High in 2014
July 16th 2014 - 00:00 GMT
Driven in part by the skyrocketing sales of connected devices, revenues for the consumer electronics (CE) industry are projected to grow two percent in 2014, reaching a record high of $211.3 billion, ...more

LTE RAN Revenues to Approach $22 Billion by 2018
July 15th 2014 - 23:40 GMT
The Mobile Radio Access Network (RAN) LTE equipment market for both macro and small cell radios will witness tremendous growth over the next five years, with LTE RAN revenue levels expected to outdo the RAN revenue peaks of GSM in 2007 and WCDMA in 2011....more

Four out of Ten US Consumers Have Suffered Loss of Mobile Device
July 15th 2014 - 23:15 GMT
Four out of ten US consumers surveyed have suffered the loss of their mobile device according to new research from Inhance Technology....more

China Tablet Shipments Driven Mainly by Android Tablets with Phone Functions
July 15th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
China tablet shipments reached 1.86 million units in May, a -5.6% decrease from the previous month and a 14.6% gain over the same period last year, according to IDC. ...more

Tight Race for Number Two M2M Vendor As Sierra Wireless Maintains Top Position
July 11th 2014 - 00:30 GMT
Sierra Wireless has maintained the top revenue position for M2M cellular modules for the 3rd straight year, according to ABI Research. ...more

US Android Users Most Engaged During Evening with 39 Percent Share of Daily Activity
July 11th 2014 - 00:10 GMT
US Android smartphone users spent the bulk of their on-device use between 5 pm and midnight. ...more

Strong Demand for Mobile Solutions Will Boost Sales in U.S. and Europe
July 10th 2014 - 23:45 GMT
Companies are deploying mobile apps display distinct tendencies, including a preference for using wireless carriers and systems integrators as their strategic mobility partners, although the preference for wireless carriers is softening in some customer segments....more

Mobile Banking Users to Exceed 1.75 Billion by 2019
July 9th 2014 - 00:40 GMT
Over 1.75 billion mobile phone users are expected to have used their devices for banking purposes by the end of 2019, compared to 800 million this year,...more

UK Public Sector Unprepared for the Impact of Wireless Wearable Technology
July 9th 2014 - 00:20 GMT
A Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request made by Ipswitch to 634 United Kingdom public sector organizations revealed that 85 percent of the respondents do not have a plan in place for managing wireless wearable technology in the workplace....more

Worldwide Traditional PC, Tablet, Ultramobile and Mobile Phone Shipments to Grow 4.2% in 2014
July 8th 2014 - 00:00 GMT
Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) are projected to reach 2.4 billion units in 2014, a 4.2 percent increase from 2013, according to Gartner....more

Apple's IPhone Generates Nearly Half of UK Mobile Data Traffic
July 7th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Apple iPhone users are consuming nearly half of UK mobile data traffic, despite being a minority share of smartphone users, according to analysis by Chitika Insights....more

Data-intensive Apps Migrating over to Tablets
July 3rd 2014 - 23:00 GMT
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

Brits Find Mobile Working More Productive Than Office-Based Jobs
July 3rd 2014 - 02:55 GMT
Over a quarter (26%) of workers across the country would choose to work from their local coffee shop if their employers encouraged flexible working. ...more

Garanti Tops European Mobile Banking Functionality Review
July 3rd 2014 - 01:30 GMT
Turkey's Garanti Bank has taken the top spot in a European mobile banking functionality review, closely followed by Spain's La Caixa and Poland's mBank....more

Physical Location of Data Increasingly Irrelevant in Post-Snowden Era
July 2nd 2014 - 02:10 GMT
The physical location of data still matters, but will become increasingly irrelevant and will be replaced by a combination of legal location, political location and logical location in most organizations by 2020,...more

Apps Closing In On Music As The Leading Activity on ITunes
July 2nd 2014 - 01:45 GMT
While listening to music files on iTunes is still the most popular application, it has been on the decline for the past two years....more

Majority of Brits Under 45 Years Now Own a Tablet
July 2nd 2014 - 01:05 GMT
Media tablets have become mainstream consumer devices with more than half of Brits aged 16-44s now having access to them, ...more

UK Mobile Ad Spending Nearly Doubles in Just One Year
July 1st 2014 - 23:30 GMT
Mobile ad spending in the UK continues to show significant growth and is expected to nearly double this year to just over £2 billion (US$3.16 billion), up from more than £1.03 billion (US$1.61 billion) in 2013, ...more

Pakistan Scores Low in Mobile Broadband Infrastructure Despite High Use
July 1st 2014 - 00:45 GMT
A study sponsored by Nokia revealed that Pakistan scored low in mobile broadband infrastructure despite high use by subscribers....more

Ericsson and Huawei Locked in an Epic Struggle, Each With 30% of the Managed Services Market
July 1st 2014 - 00:20 GMT
ABI Research finds that "slow and steady" describes the overall 2013 Telecom Network Managed Services market, but notes fierce competition among the vendors....more

Qualcomm Grabs Two-Thirds of Cellular Baseband Revenue Share in Q1 2014
July 1st 2014 - 00:05 GMT
The global cellular baseband processor market registered a modest 2.5 percent year-over-year growth to reach US$4.7 billion in Q1 2014,...more

One Fifth of Japan's Internet Users Say New Technology is a Bit Beyond Them
June 29th 2014 - 23:25 GMT
Despite living in a high-tech country, only one in five Japanese internet users claim to be excited about new technology and use it as much as they can, while an equal number say it is a bit beyond them...more

VoLTE Taking off Absent an Immediate Business Case; Japan's Line Overtakes Skype
June 29th 2014 - 00:55 GMT
The number of voice over LTE (VoLTE) commercial services launched to date slowly crawled to 8 in June 2014, up from 4 last year, and 3 in South Korea in 2012....more

IOS Still Outpacing Android As a Smartphone Video Platform
June 26th 2014 - 02:10 GMT
Mobile and tablet viewing represented over 21 percent of all online video plays in Q1 2014, up from 3.4 percent in Q1 2012, according analysis by Ooyala. ...more

Kids' Tablet Play and Household Ownership Increases
June 26th 2014 - 00:30 GMT
Ownership of tablets in households with 2 -12 year olds has increased from 50 percent to 59 percent in the past 12 months, ...more

Phone Cases Lead 32% Increase in Mobile Phone Accessory Sales
June 25th 2014 - 23:45 GMT
Revenues from mobile phone accessories in the USA increased 32 percent during the first half of 2012 compared to the same period last year, ...more

Smartphone Shipments Account For Over Half of Thailand's Phone Market for the First Time
June 25th 2014 - 23:20 GMT
With falling price and continuous push from the telecom carriers, smartphone shipments accounted for more than half of Thailand's mobile phone market for the first time even though the economy shrank 0.6% year-on-year ...more

Southeast Asian Tablet Sales Jump 41 Percent over Previous Year
June 25th 2014 - 02:15 GMT
Valued at USD935 million, 8 percent and nearly 980,000 more media tablets sold this year compared to the same timeframe in 2013....more

India Broadband Market Continues To Enjoy Encouraging Growth
June 24th 2014 - 23:20 GMT
The difference between broadband subscriber number and revenue growth shows continuous Average Revenue Per User (ARPU) decline in India. ...more

Australian Mobile Phone Market Hit Seasonal Low in Q1 2014
June 24th 2014 - 03:30 GMT
A total of 2.05 million mobile phones were shipped in Q1 2014, recording -22% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) and -17% year-on-year (YoY) decline as the market rationalised following a peak Christmas season last quarter....more

McAfee Labs Report Sees Mobile Malware Target Trust in Early 2014
June 24th 2014 - 03:10 GMT
The manipulation of legitimate mobile apps and services played a key role in the expansion of mobile malware at the beginning of 2014, ...more