Worldwide 4G LTE-related mobile network service provider subscriptions reached 229.7 million in 2013, and will continually grow at a CAGR of 43.6 percent between 2013 and 2019 — eventually exceed 2 billion subscribers.
The large population base in the Asia-Pacific region, and cost-competitive smartphones, has accelerated the remarkable subscriber adoption thus far.
A new generation of security threats stemming from progressive business technology trends – such as BYOD, mobility and cloud services – will expose organizations to a multitude of new risks.
However, according to Dell, the majority of IT leaders around the world say they don’t view these threats as top security concerns.
“The pent-up demand for new Converged Cable Access Platform equipment is evident in the early volume deployments of CCAP gear, and we expect the upward trend in combined CMTS and CCAP channel shipments to continue as operators prepare their networks for DOCSIS 3.1,” notes Jeff Heynen.
Meanwhile, 4Q13 marks the highest number of combined CMTS and CCAP upstream and downstream DOCSIS channel shipments on record, owing largely to a 192% sequential jump in CCAP channel shipments.
In Germany, 18 million people are now media tablet users, that’s 26% of all consumers ages 14 and older — in late 2012, the proportion was just one in eight (13%).
Tablet penetration was highest (34%) among adults 30 to 49 — a demographic with some disposable income for mobile gadgets.
Today, internet users have access to more information than ever before. They’re shopping more online and — more often — on mobile devices. Savvy marketers are increasingly turning to digital video as a way to target, reach and engage audiences.
In 2013, market data showed that mobile devices accounted for 37% of all American online sales traffic over Thanksgiving — that’s an increase of 36% year-over-year.
The wireline broadband access equipment market posted 2013 revenues of $5.42 billion — that’s a decline of 23 percent from 2012. DSL equipment revenues declined 28 percent as the decline in ADSL was not offset by VDSL.
Fiber PON equipment revenues were down by 24 percent, reflecting the lack of a major, new FTTH deployment.
Worldwide Videoconferencing and Telepresence showed mixed results for the fourth quarter of 2013 (4Q13), with overall videoconferencing equipment revenue increasing 2.8% quarter over quarter.
For the full year 2013, the enterprise videoconferencing market revenue declined -13.1% year over year to reach $2.26 billion.
The World Wide Web turns 25 on March 12, 2014. It is one of the most important and heavily-used parts of the network of computer networks that make up the internet.
87% of American adults now use the internet and 68% of adults connect to the internet with mobile devices.
via Pew Research
UK consumers listened to a total 1,030 million hours of radio content in Q4 2013. The digital portion of this listening time continued to rise — up from 342 million hours in Q4 2012 to 371 million in Q4 2013.
Digital broadcasting accounted for 36.1% of all UK radio listening hours –that’s up by 3 percentage points from 2012.
The value of the mobile industry rivals that of the health care industry. Both are worth more than $1.6 trillion — and mobile is expected to become a multi-trillion dollar industry in the next decade.
It includes phone makers, network equipment makers, wireless service providers, chip makers, software developers and Internet services.