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Posted by nmawston @ 16/04/2014 14:44:00
According to a new report from our Wireless Smartphone Strategies (WSS) service, global smartphone wholesale (trade) revenues will grow +21% over the next 7 years. Increasing smartphone volu... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 16/04/2014 14:36:00
According to a new report from our Wireless Device Strategies (WDS) service, global dual-SIM handset sales will grow a healthy +18% YoY in 2014. Asia, China, India and Africa remain the ... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 16/04/2014 14:27:00
According to a new report from our Wearable Device Ecosystems (WDE) service, wearables are going to come in all shapes and sizes during the next decade. Deciding which wearable device types will be operator-friendly in such a fragmented ecosystem will be challenging. Carriers, like ... read more

Posted by dmercer @ 15/04/2014 16:11:00
We announced today our latest forecasts for the US pay TV market. If there was a better explanation than the chart below of the contrasting stories we hear about the state of the US pay TV industry, I ... read more

Posted by khyers @ 08/04/2014 18:39:00
Global smartphone wholesale revenues grew 9% annually in Q4 2013. Apple and Samsung dominate the industry by both volume and value. LG came to the third place, increasing +38% YoY, driven by a greater mix of 3G and 4G models. Sony ranked at fourth place with very close... read more

Posted by khyers @ 08/04/2014 18:34:00
Global LTE handset industry revenues rose 81% annually during Q4 2013. Apple remained the world's largest 4G handset vendor by revenue, followed by Samsung and Sony. Sony also represented the highest annual growth rate among major players. The read more

Posted by khyers @ 08/04/2014 18:30:00
  Global smartphone sales will grow +21% in 2014, as consumers worldwide continue to upgrade their mobile devices. Asia Pacific remains easily the biggest region, followed by North America. The three largest smartphone countries by far in the next seven year... read more

Posted by khyers @ 07/04/2014 12:32:00
With a new strategy, BlackBerry’s challenge will be to sell software and services to enterprises while telling them they don’t necessarily have to buy BlackBerry smartphones As BlackBerry smartphone sales remain weak, the company is embracing a strategy that will see it increas... read more

Posted by rlanctot @ 04/04/2014 22:16:00
I am chairing the Telematics Update Content & Apps event in Munich on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 8th & 9th, next week  (http://tinyurl.com/6msselt).  The event looks at the oppo... read more

Posted by khyers @ 04/04/2014 19:04:00
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Posted by rlanctot @ 04/04/2014 14:50:00
The European Union has voted to end wireless roaming a move that is guaranteed to deliver a severe jolt of revenue growth for wi... read more

Posted by wshi @ 03/04/2014 15:13:00
In that classic Almodóvar film, “Talk to Her”, from which the title is borrowed for this blog, the two men were talking to their love objects in coma, desperately h... read more

Posted by dmercer @ 02/04/2014 17:23:00
As if there wasn’t enough choice in the expanding OTT TV market, Amazon has joined the fray with its $99 Fire TV digital media adaptor. Pitched as a faster, sleaker unit than its rivals, it puts Amazon squarely up against American internet heavyweight rivals Apple and Google, as well as spe... read more

Posted by sbicheno @ 02/04/2014 16:36:00
Chinese smartphone specialist Xiaomi recruited the former head of Google’s mobile products business - Hugo Barra - to become the new head of its international operations last year. Having taken a few months to find his feet, Barra has recently been on a publicity offensive with Xiaomi&rsquo... read more

Posted by sbicheno @ 02/04/2014 12:01:00
After suffering a number of setbacks in the wake of the global economic crisis, the global handset market is set to maintain healthy growth in 2014. Strategy Analytics’ Wireless Device Strategies... read more

Posted by rlanctot @ 02/04/2014 11:46:00
Against the depressing tableau of General Motors and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration testimony before a U.S. House of Representatives sub-committee yesterday over the recent ignition switch recall two inspiring developments impacting vehicle design emerged. GM CEO Mary Barra noted ... read more

Posted by sbicheno @ 02/04/2014 10:25:00
Canadian smartphone specialist BlackBerry announced another major year-on-year fall in global units shipments recently, which marks the 11th quarter in a row it has seen an annual decline. Our Wireles... read more

Posted by rlanctot @ 01/04/2014 15:15:00
It is somehow fitting that the day before April Fool’s Day, when GM’s CEO will be testifying before the U.S. Congress on the now 2M+ unit ig... read more

Posted by rlanctot @ 01/04/2014 15:05:00
It is somehow fitting that the day before April Fool’s Day, when GM’s CEO will be testifying before the U.S. Congress on the now 2M+ unit ig... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 28/03/2014 18:39:00
I’m sure we all have things that we’ve seen or heard or been around for a long time and suddenly, they ... read more

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