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Investigating the Mobile Internet Application Usage in China

China mobile internet

The top three most frequently-used applications for Chinese smartphone users are instant messaging, search engines and online news, but the growth in smartphone internet users has also increased the use of mobile payment, mobile shopping and other business-related apps.

via World Economic Forum

Mobile Wallet Services are Coming to Developed Nations

Mobile Wallet Services

According to the latest market study by Juniper Research, the number of mobile money transfers is expected to increase by nearly 150 percent in 2015 to more than 13 billion transactions. Also, Venmo is now experiencing transaction traffic approaching nearly $1 billion per quarter.

via Digital Lifescapes

Software will be 80% of the $11.6 Billion NFV Revenue in 2019

Revenue from outsourced services for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) projects is projected to grow at a 71 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2014 to 2019. Software is always a much larger investment than the server, storage and switch hardware, representing about $4 of every $5 spent on NFV.

via IHS

Growing Demand for Voice Over Wi-Fi on Mobile Devices

new mobile services

In a study of 5,500 smartphone owners, Alcatel-Lucent identified how new technologies such as wearables, connected homes and cars, and the Internet of Things will change the way they use services and interact with their mobile devices in the future.

via Alcatel-Lucent

New Global ICT Report Predicts Internet of Things Upside Trends

ICT regulatory report

ITU reports that M2M communications over mobile cellular networks are already emerging as the fastest-growing ICT service.  In total, one billion different kinds of wireless Internet of Things (IoT) devices are expected to be shipped in 2015.

via ITU

Why Telecom Service Providers Crave Just-in-Time Innovation

Agile Innovation

Agility is a highly desirable capability for telecoms operators seeking to compete and succeed in their core businesses and the digital economy in general. We found that most telco executives that responded rated their organizations as “moderately agile.”

via Telco 2.0

Wireless LAN Market in EMEA Upside and Downside Trends


The overall enterprise and consumer wireless local area network (WLAN) market  in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) decreased by 12.6% in value and 20.3% in unit volume quarter-on-quarter in Q1 2015. However, there are significant upside growth opportunities.

via IDC


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