136.7 million Americans now own a Smartphone
Top 3 mobile service innovation demands in China
Smartphone shipments grew by 30 percent in Q1
Nokia aims to conquer low and mid-range, but is there any chance of success?
The Nokia Asha 501 was announced at a global launch event in New Delhi earlier this week to much praise, mainly regarding the Lumia-esque differential styling, the “swipe” UI, and the price.
For anyone not familiar with the Asha line, it’s the Finnish-manufacturer’s solution to emerging markets; offering fantastic devices at extremely affordable pricing whilst being incredibly attractive.
Taking the 501 as an example of this, the device which is available in many fluorescent colours (and playful design is...
Mobile streamed music revenue to reach $1.7 billion
Monetising cloud/OTT services – agility still top priority for CSPs
There was a familiar topic at the centre of discussion at the recent Telco Cloud World Forum in London; arguably one that has yet to be fully addressed.
Alongside the widespread acceptance that the IT and telecoms industries are rapidly converging "in equal parts a challenge and an opportunity for both" there has been continued discussion on how CSPs must quickly adapt to offer a wider set of services beyond traditional communications.
The reason for this convergence is relatively straightforward –...
Nielsen finally introduces metrics for online TV
Most TV viewers have likely heard of Nielsen at some stage. If you haven’t, they are generally the organisation which offers industry-standard ratings to measure viewership. Up until now these ratings have been becoming more and more irrelevant as audiences move online.
Announced today through a press release, Nielsen is to offer Digital Program Ratings, partnering at launch with many of the major networks including A+E, ABC, AOL, CBS, The CW, Discovery Communications, FOX, NBC and Univision.
This is a...
Does free mobile messaging mean goodbye SMS?
Receiving your very first SMS – at the time it seemed such a marvel of modern technology. These days it’s something we take for granted as ever more advanced features are released for our daily use, but is the era of SMS over?
For the first time, free messaging apps have taken over the now dated SMS system many of us have been familiar with for over 15 years, helping to keep us all more connected.
A study from Informa has revealed the extent of this shift. According to the research firm almost 19...
Internet ad revenues hit record annual growth, reaching nearly $37 billion
Digital advertising revenues climbed to a milestone high of $36.6 billion in 2012, according to the IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report for the full-year of 2012. That historic number marks a 15 percent rise over 2011’s full-year...