Posted on 06 November 2013.
Citrix this week released a quarterly report detailing a variety of statistics related to the mobile industry, including statistics on application usage and e-commerce habits. This infographic was especially revealing about trends in commerce from mobile phones (m-commerce): Pictures are certainly worth a thousand words (and probably more in this case), but let’s analyze a [...]
by Jarad Matula Posted in By The Numbers, Mobile Data, Wireless Facts and Figures
Posted on 10 August 2013.
According to a recent LTE capex and opex forecast published by iGR, Tier One operators (AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, and T-Mobile USA) and Regional and Small Operators (RSOs) are projected to spend by 2017 $37 billion in LTE capex and $56 billion in opex. “US capex spending is forecasted to be 10% of global capex spending [...]
by Jeff Mucci Posted in Analyst Angle, By The Numbers, Carriers, infrastructure, Networks, Wireless Facts and Figures, Wireless Network Infrastructure
Posted on 29 May 2013.
Telecom analytics is one of the most exciting areas in the wireless business. In a very competitive environment, carriers have to give a deeper look at how they manage all data they have in order to give them advantages and monetization opportunities. Information without any intelligence is just data. In this scenario, analytics tools for [...]
by RCR Wireless News Posted in By The Numbers, Carriers, Customer Care, Enterprise, Enterprise Mobile and Wireless, infrastructure, Mobile Data, Networks, Test and Measurement, Webinars
Posted on 12 February 2013.
Mobile startups and mobile technologies dominate Fast Company’s list of the 50 most innovative companies for 2013. The number one company on the list is Nike (NKE), which made the list because of its work with wireless sensors. Nike puts the sensors in running shoes and in its FuelBand, a smart bracelet that tracks the [...]
by Martha DeGrasse Posted in By The Numbers
Posted on 05 February 2013.
It is no secret that financial institutions, along with telecom companies, are heavy information technology (IT) users, spending more on IT, including software, hardware and services, than other firms. This year won’t be any different. Two recently released surveys point out that banks’ IT spending is increasing worldwide. Ovum forecasts that retail banks spending on [...]
by Roberta Prescott Posted in By The Numbers, Enterprise, Enterprise Mobile and Wireless
Posted on 13 December 2012.
The sluggish recovery and the threat of the fiscal cliff make the capital markets uncertain territory, but the wireless industry has fared better than most in 2012. Venture capitalists have been ready to fund infrastructure plays as well as mobile apps, and the carriers and tower companies have been able to take advantage of lower [...]
by Martha DeGrasse Posted in Big data, By The Numbers, Carriers, Enterprise, Enterprise Mobile and Wireless, Enterprise Mobile and Wireless, Featured, Free, Free, Free Reports, Wireless Facts and Figures, Wireless Internet, Wireless Providers, Wireless Technology
Posted on 30 April 2012.
Add one more bullet to the list of reasons wireless companies will pay billions for patent portfolios. Clever accounting can protect these profits from federal taxes, as pointed out this weekend by a New York Times article that has already elicited responses from network television and from Apple (AAPL), the subject of the article. Patent [...]
by Martha DeGrasse Posted in By The Numbers
Posted on 19 December 2011.
The Saudi Arabian telecom market is expected to generate $17.2 billion in service revenues by 2016, a compound annual growth rate of 4.2% from the $13 billion posted in 2010, according to a report from Pyramid Research. The report noted that the market will lean heavily toward mobile data usage, with the impending commercial launch [...]
by Dan Meyer Posted in By The Numbers, Carriers, infrastructure, Networks, Wireless, Wireless Facts and Figures, Wireless Internet
Posted on 05 December 2011.
The telecommunications sector lost 2,600 jobs in November, according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report. The government agency noted that the telecommunications subsector employed 841,300 people in November, down from the 843,900 reported for October. While the telecom sector is still up from the low of 809,600 employed in August of this year, [...]
by Dan Meyer Posted in By The Numbers
Posted on 14 November 2011.
Software giant Oracle recently released a report focused on the mobile space showing that increased consumer demand of mobile data services is a worldwide phenomenon fueled by the rise of smartphone adoption and more robust network offerings. The survey, “Opportunity calling: The future of mobile communications – take two,” (“take one” was released last year) [...]
by Dan Meyer Posted in By The Numbers, Content & Mobile Marketing, Customers, Devices, Enabler Apps, Mobile Banking, Mobile Content, Mobile Devices, Mobile Entertainment, Mobile Phone Advertising, Mobile Search, Networks, Wireless, Wireless Facts and Figures, Wireless Internet, Wireless Technology