All Entries in the Category : Telecom

Connected Devices Drive Electronics Growth

The world market for Internet-connected devices will rise 6% over 2013 to represent the largest increase in four years, according to industry researcher IHS Technology. Global demand for cell phones, tablets, and computers will push production of connected equipment to 6.18 billion units this year compared to 5.82 billion in 2013.

: Computer, Consumer, Data, Semicon, Statistics, Telecom, Trends, Wearable

The Death of the Smartphone

The biggest trend that was not reported at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona at the end of February was that, instead of lugging around four devices, we seem to be headed toward fewer devices.

: Telecom, Trends

Price/performance competition in smartphone segment intensifying

Competition for higher price/performance ratios in China’s smartphone space has continued to intensify and is likely to escalate into the mid-range to high-end segment, according to industry sources.

: Telecom

Nokia / Microsoft to close this month

Looks as if we might finally a completion of the Nokia/Microsoft deal as the company expects the transaction to close during this month.

: Telecom

The new Wild West

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a myth, legend, buzzword, Microsoft misfire (Intelligent Systems, anyone?), market disruptor, as well as an elusive term that many are trying to corral into some microcosm of sustainable profitability in an emerging market.

: Data, Telecom

Global smartphone shipments up to nearly 277M units in Q1

Global smartphone shipments rose 1.13% on quarter to 266.9 million units in the first quarter of 2014, and are expected to climb another 6.7% to 284.5 million units in the following quarter, according to TrendForce.

: Data, Telecom

Apple, Samsung account for 85% of China 4GLTE market

Apple and Samsung Electronics combined took an 85% share of the 4G LTE smartphone market in China in the first two months of 2014, according to data compiled by China-based Sino Market Research.

: Data, Telecom