List of Reports News Articles

Security Dominates as Middle East and Africa Healthcare Goes Mobile
The Middle East and Africa (MEA) healthcare market is seeing the widespread deployment of mobile technologies, with the short-term outlook for the implementation of mobility within this space looking particularly strong. more

Bangkok Can Gain US$1 Billion in Benefits Through Intelligent Transport Systems
A report indicates that the implementation of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in the capital city of Thailand could reduce travel times, CO2 emissions and road accidents, driving social and economic benefits of up to US$1 billion per year. more

Mobile Networks Adding More Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS)
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Mobile display again showed the highest growth at 88.1 percent, overtaking search as the dominant segment. more