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Why Worldwide Smartphone Growth has Stalled in 2016


As the China market matures, the appetite for smartphones has slowed dramatically as the explosion of uptake has passed its peak. In 2013, China’s year-over-year shipment growth was 62.5 percent; by 2015, it had dropped to 2.5 percent.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Worldwide Smartphone Growth May Have Peaked in 2015


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Vendors shipped a total of 334.9 million smartphones worldwide in the first quarter of 2016 (1Q16), up slightly from the 334.3 million units in 1Q15, marking the smallest year-over-year growth on record.

Source: IDC

Hyperscale Cloud has a Huge Impact on Vendor Strategy

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According to the latest worldwide market study by Technology Business Research (TBR), Cloud as a Service revenue — which includes public and private cloud services — attained by the traditional telecom network operators, will reach almost $10 billion annually in 2019.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

8.5 Million 5G Small Cells will be Deployed Worldwide by 2020

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The next wave of mobile internet service adoption will be supported by fifth-generation (5G) wireless technologies that form the foundation for many new applications, including numerous iterations of the Internet of Things (IoT).

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Why Telecom Provider Cloud Services Must Evolve in 2016

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Cloud as a Service revenue, which includes public and private cloud services, from telecom operators will reach almost $10 billion annually in 2019. Though carrier cloud providers will continue to increase revenue annually, growth will decelerate over the next several years.

Source: TBR

Global VoIP Services Market will Reach $83 Billion in 2020

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The global Voice over IP (VoIP) service market totaled $73 billion in 2015 — that’s a 5 percent increase over the prior year, according to IHS. The growth was fueled by more companies shifting to cloud-based services and the adoption of Session Initiation Protocol (SIP).

Source: Digital Lifescapes

How Asia-Pacific Economy Gains from Mobile Internet Use

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Mobile internet activity is a way of life for mobile users in Asia-Pacific, though a key gap remains between usage habits in the region’s more- and less-developed countries. According to ISOC, 90% of mobile device users in Asia-Pacific access the Internet every day through their mobile device.

Source: eMarketer


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