Reports Category

App Downloads To Exceed 235bn This Year As Chinese Market Continues to Surge
March 3rd 2015 - 02:45 GMT
A new report from Juniper Research has found that the number of apps downloaded to mobile handsets and tablets is expected to rise by nearly 28% this year to over 235 billion....more

Browsing Top Category Among Tablets, Social Leads Smartphones
March 3rd 2015 - 01:40 GMT
On smartphones, Social media emerges as the top category, which is followed closely by Browsing and Communication....more

Install Base for Mobile Games Reaches 1 Billion for the First Time in 2014
March 3rd 2015 - 01:25 GMT
Global portable game spending increased across all platforms between 4Q13 and 4Q14, as spending was up more than 75 percent on Google Play, over 30 percent in the iOS App Store, and 5 percent on handheld game consoles...more

App Download Volume and User Acquisition Costs in January Shatter Records
March 2nd 2015 - 02:40 GMT
January's daily app download volume surged to 10.3 million, easily surpassing December's record of 9.2 million, according to the Fiksu Indexes. ...more

Nearly Third of Canadian Mobile Phone Users Phone a Friend While Shopping
March 2nd 2015 - 02:20 GMT
Compared to their global counterparts, Canadian shoppers in "brick and mortar" stores are using their mobile phones less for comparing prices and more for other forms of purchase validation....more

Fitness Trackers and Smartwatches Attracting Very Different Segments of the Market
March 2nd 2015 - 01:40 GMT
Age, income, and gender vary greatly among fitness tracker and smartwatch owners, according to NPD....more

LTE Growth in China and Europe Offsets Weaker North America RAN Investments
February 27th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
The Radio Access Network (RAN) infrastructure market advanced at a mid-single digit rate in 2014, recording a second consecutive year of growth, and the third strongest RAN infrastructure market on record,...more

India Shows Overall 74% Increase in Mobile Data Traffic in 2014
February 26th 2015 - 01:30 GMT
This rise was primarily driven by a strong 3G growth with 114% increase, while the 2G data traffic growth was reported to be 41%....more

Managing Identities and Access Critical to the Success of the Internet of Things
February 26th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Managing identities and access is critical to the success of the Internet of Things (IoT), but in its current form identity and access management (IAM) cannot provide the scale or manage the complexity that the IoT brings to the enterprise,...more

LTE-A Coverage Reaches 100 Million People; To Cross 1 Billion Mark by 2018
February 25th 2015 - 02:20 GMT
LTE-A networks have been actively deployed around the world. At the end of 2014, LTE-A covered its first 100 million people worldwide, just 4 years since the network's inception....more

Wi-Fi Offload Traffic for Six Global Regions Through 2019
February 25th 2015 - 01:55 GMT
Most mobile operators around the world are experimenting with Wi-Fi networks in some way. In the U.S., for example, mobile operators have rolled out Wi-Fi hotzones in congested metro areas....more

Mobile Commerce Poised to Eclipse Traditional Online Spend
February 24th 2015 - 02:20 GMT
From 2013-2016, the multi-country average compound annual growth rate for mobile commerce is projected at 42 percent vs.13 percent for overall ecommerce (including mobile commerce)....more

App Experience Optimization Enables Operators to See Networks As End Users Do
February 24th 2015 - 01:10 GMT
Networks that perform well against conventional KPIs don't necessarily deliver an optimal experience for smartphone users...more

Ovum Survey Highlights Impact of A2P SMS Price Strategies on Market Growth
February 23rd 2015 - 02:10 GMT
Mobile network operators (MNOs) are not currently realizing full revenue or growth potential due to inappropriately pricing A2P SMS for each marketplace, ...more

Android Makes Strong Headway in \"Feature Phone\" Africa
February 23rd 2015 - 01:40 GMT
Africa is poised to become a hotbed for mobile growth and commerce in the coming years, according to Opera Mediaworks, who added that mobile is the driving force behind the continent's accelerating internet adoption....more

Sub-Saharan Africa's Mobile-Money Market Could Grow to $1.5 Billion by 2019
February 18th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
The use of mobile financial services in sub-Saharan Africa to do such things as pay utility bills and send money to relatives could produce an estimated $1.5 billion in fees for mobile-money providers by 2019, ...more

Over 720,000 Android Wear Devices Shipped in 2014
February 17th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Over 720,000 Android Wear devices shipped in 2014 out of a total of 4.6 million smart wearable bands....more

Smartphone Ownership Among U.S. Millennial Moms Surpasses Laptop/PC Ownership
February 16th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
Millennial moms' ownership of smartphones in the U.S. outpaces ownership of laptop and desktop computers for the first time, and that they are spending 35 percent more time online via their smartphones...more

Nearly Four in Five Canadians Say Internet and Technology Skills Make Workers More Productive
February 13th 2015 - 02:00 GMT
Nearly four in five Canadians (78%) agree providing more skills in technology and the Internet could help Canadian workers be more productive,...more

How Viable is the M2M Market for African Mobile Network Operators?
February 12th 2015 - 01:40 GMT
While machine-to-machine (M2M) opportunities may be limited across the African continent, significant potential for growth exists, particularly in respect to the deployment of M2M energy, utility, and security services....more

Smartphone Display Manufacturers Facing Pressure to Further Reduce Prices in 2015
February 10th 2015 - 02:40 GMT
Even as smartphone panel resolution continues to rise, and as display sizes continue to grow, panel manufacturers are facing pressure to reduce prices....more

More Than 40% of Organizations Expect Internet of Things to Have a Significant Impact
February 10th 2015 - 01:30 GMT
More than 40 percent of organizations expect the Internet of Things (IoT) to transform their business or offer significant new revenue or cost-savings opportunities in the short term,...more

Top 10 Predictions for Malaysia Telecom Market in 2015
February 5th 2015 - 01:30 GMT
Service providers are expected to redefine its strategies, transform its organizations, launch new solutions and technologies to retain its growth and stay relevant in market....more

Intel Maintains Top Spot in Non-Apple Tablet Applications Processors
February 5th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
The global tablet applications processor (AP) market registered an impressive 16 percent year-on-year growth to reach $1.4 billion in Q3 2014, ...more

Cloud, Mobility, and Big Data to Shape North African IT in 2015
February 4th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
The North Africa region will push ahead with IT transformation initiatives throughout the course of 2015, spurred on by growing adoption of '3rd Platform' technologies such as cloud, mobility, and Big Data...more

Smartphone Apps Processor Revenue Jumped 16 Percent in Q3 2014
February 4th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
The global smartphone applications processor (AP) market grew 16 percent year-on-year growth to reach $5.6 billion in Q2 2014,...more

By 2017, Mobiles to Account for 50 Percent of Digital Commerce Revenue
February 3rd 2015 - 01:30 GMT
By 2017, U.S. customers' mobile engagement behavior will drive mobile commerce revenue in the U.S. to 50 percent of U.S. digital commerce revenue,...more

Phablets to Flood Smartphone Market, Claiming Over 20% of Devices Shipped by 2019
February 2nd 2015 - 01:40 GMT
A report has found that over 400 million phablets will ship in 2019, a five-fold increase over the 138 million devices estimated to be shipped in 2015. ...more

Biometric Authentication App Downloads to Reach 770 Million by 2019
January 30th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
A new report has found that that more than 770 million biometric authentication applications will be downloaded per annum by 2019, up from just 6 million this year ...more

Global Public Wi-Fi Network Grows to 50 Million Worldwide Wi-Fi Hotspots
January 29th 2015 - 01:30 GMT
Wi-Fi hotspot roaming provider, iPass has announced its Wi-Fi Growth Map just marked a major global milestone, surpassing 50 million publicly available hotspots, increasing by 80% since 2013....more

Samsung and Apple Continue to Lead As Top Global Semiconductor Customers in 2014
January 28th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
Samsung Electronics and Apple together consumed $57.9 billion of semiconductors in 2014, an increase of $3.9 billion from 2013....more

Consumers Say: Fix My Cellular Coverage at Work or You May Lose My Business
January 28th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
According to new research, consumers are sending a strong message to mobile operators that cellular coverage is as important at work as it is at home, ...more

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