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Study finds 64% of Americans expect 5G will be widely available before 2020

  The study, carried out by T-Mobile and HarrisX, also revealed that 57% of Americans say they are aware of 5G Some 64% of Americans believe 5G technology will be widely available in the U.S. before 2020, according to a research study carried out by T-Mobile...

High penetration expected to slow mobile growth rate in Latin America

Latin American mobile markets may not grow at the double digit rates they have in the past. Many counties have reached more than 100% penetration, and as penetration increases, the market becomes more saturated. This does not mean, however, that the region won’t grow....

Unified communications as-a-service predicted to hit $7.6B by 2018

The global market for unified communications as-a-service is expected to grow from $2.52 billion in 2013 to $7.62 billion by 2018, at an estimated compound annual growth rate of 24.8%. A recent study conducted by MarketsandMarkets shows that UCaaS will be one of the key enabling...

3G connections to surpass 2G by 2015/16 in Latin America

Sometime between 2015 and 2016, 3G connections will surpass 2G in Latin America. After that point, 3G connections could rise to reach 58% of total accesses by 2017; 2G will still represent 37%, while LTE will account for 5%. These projections were showed at...

Avanade: Companies are changing business processes to embrace mobile technology

Companies are changing their business processes to take advantage of mobile and consumer technologies in the workplace. Avanade's latest global study of consumer and mobile technologies’ impact on enterprises shows that 71% of companies have changed at least one business process and 20% have...

Opus: Five rules for BYOD survival

How can IT departments quickly support new devices brought in by employees? How can IT teams allow users to adopt these devices within their existing infrastructures? Addressing many of these questions, Opus Research recently published a report noting five rules for survival in the...

Banks’ IT spending up with a focus on digital and mobile

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...

Mobile ranked second on CIOs’ priority lists

Mobile technologies ranked second among CIOs' top 10 technology priorities for 2013. The first priority was analytics and business intelligence solutions, according to the latest Gartner executive program survey. The survey shows that CIOs' agendas are dominated by digital technologies, and CIOs see these technologies...

M-health: 2.8 million patients remotely monitored worldwide in 2012

About 2.8 million patients were remotely monitored worldwide at the end of 2012, using a home monitoring service based on equipment with integrated connectivity, according to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight. The number of monitored patients is higher than...

Ovum claims the era of mobile BI is here

The era for mobile business intelligence (BI) solutions has arrived, or at least according to a new report from Ovum. According to the analytics firm, the arrival of high-performance mobile devices and the evolution of robust data-carrying infrastructure have allowed the proliferation of mobile...

Report: Latam networks designed for voice, but growth is in mobile data

A new report from Arieso shows that throughout Latin America, network operators are experiencing a "perfect storm." According to the  report, there are substantial growth rates for mobile data consumption in Latin America, although most networks have been designed and optimized only for voice. Follow...

CES 2013: tablets, smartphones to drive electronic industry sales in 2013

Tablets and smartphones are expected to continue to drive electronic product revenues in 2013 as they did in 2012. According to 2012 provisional global tech device sales revenue released by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) at this week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2013), tablets...

ThreatLabZ: Android catching up to Apple’s iOS in enterprise use

Enterprise adoption of Google’s Android operating system is quickly catching up to Apple’s iOS, according to ThreatLabZ, the research arm of cloud security company Zscaler. The company just released its third quarter "State of the Web" research infographic, which shows that Android accounted for 45.2%...

Survey: Smartphones most popular devices for hotspot connections

For the first time, smartphones has overtaken laptops as the most popular way to connect to Wi-Fi hotspots, according to a report compiled by Informa Telecoms & Media and released by the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA). The study also found that a fifth of...

iPhone user survey: Most will upgrade to iPhone 5

A survey of nearly 2,000 U.S. and U.K. iPhone users showed that the majority of them plan to upgrade to the iPhone 5, particularly if user reviews on the device are positive. The survey, done earlier this month in both countries just before the iPhone...

Survey: Brazil among top countries for ICT investment

A recent survey from Grant Thornton U.K., prepared by Experian, placed Brazil among the top most attractive countries for information and communication technology (ICT) business investment and expansion. “The huge potential consumer market, which is increasing due to the advancement of the middle class, and...

Gartner: Checking e-mail, news, weather among top tablet activities

The main reason people buy media tablets is the form factor: tablet users prefer their size and shape to that of PCs. People are now using tablets for daily personal activities, according to a new survey by Gartner, Inc. The survey found that the...

ARCchart: BYOD could reduce smartphone sales $40B by 2016

The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon could have a negative impact on manufacturing sectors, since cellphone sales could drop. This is what ARCchart, a London-based research and consulting firm, predicts in its latest report. The consulting firm estimates that BYOD could cost the smartphone industry U.S.$40 billion...

Private users to drive m-health smartphone market to $1.3B in 2012

Mobile-health smartphone applications will take off in 2012, reaching $1.3 billion, according to a recent survey by market research and consultancy firm Research2guidance. The group estimates the current market size at $718 million. “We think the m-health market will be mainly driven by private persons...

Brazilians remain hot for social networking

Brazilians like to communicate. Recently, RCR Wireless News reported that Brazil was the leading country in growth of Facebook users and during 2011 among the top 30 countries by number of active users, according to researcher Nick Burcher, who has been collating Facebook usage...

BroadSoft survey: Shift to mobile-only communications an opportunity for MNOs

Global enterprises are shifting to mobile-only communications more rapidly than expected, as well as adopting unified communications services more broadly, notes the 2011 BroadSoft Mobile Enterprise of the Future survey. This trend could be an opportunity for mobile network operators, because enterprises believe their MNO is better positioned to deliver services such as video calling and conferencing, Web conferencing, voice mail, presence management and instant messaging than fixed-line providers like Microsoft, Google or IBM.

95% of tablet buyers still lusting for an iPad

There was another twist in the iPad vs Android punch and counter-punch today as a consumer survey indicated that 94.5% of respondents were interested in purchasing Apple's ubiquitous iPad over an alternate tablet device.

Latin America and Middle East/Africa raise IP set-top box shipments

Worldwide set top-box revenue, as a whole, will decline slightly in 2011 over 2010, but Latin America and the Middle East/Africa still show an increase in shipments, according to market intelligence company In-Stat. Despite the general maturation of the market, IP set-top box shipments...

Mobile revenue to touch US$ 1.3 T; Brazil, Mexico in top 10

A number of emerging nations are highlighted in analyst Chetan Sharma's telecommunications predictions, released earlier this month. Brazil takes fifth place in total number of subscribers, while Mexico takes the 10th spot. China leads in the number of subscribers,  but the U.S. dominates in...

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