Tag Archive | internet

Worldwide Telecom Services Market Prepares for 5G

Worldwide Telecom Services Market Prepares for 5G

Worldwide spending on telecom services and pay TV services totaled $1,615 billion in 2018 that’s an increase of 0.8% year over year, according to IDC research. IDC expects worldwide spending on Telecom and Pay-TV services to reach $1,657 billion in 2023.

via IDC

The Impact of Tech Skills-Related Poverty in America

Impact of Tech Skills-Related Poverty in America

“Roughly three-in-ten adults with household incomes below $30,000 a year (29%) don’t own a smartphone. More than four-in-ten don’t have home broadband services (44%) or a traditional computer (46%). And a majority of lower-income Americans are not tablet owners.”

via World Economic Forum

Digital Identity in a Global Networked Economy


“A digital identity can streamline transactions between governments and citizens, and dramatically reduce many of the lengthy processes involved in complex negotiations such as buying or selling a house.”

via World Economic Forum

U.S. Video Entertainment Market Disruption Update

U.S. Video Entertainment Market Disruption Update

U.S. pay-TV ‘cord cutting’ in 2018 increased by 25% from 2017, due to the overall growth of SVOD internet streaming services. Satellite pay-TV providers suffered the largest loss of subscribers, followed by cable and telco service providers.

via MIDiA Research

How Industry Collaboration will Scale Blockchain

How Industry Collaboration will Scale Blockchain

The Blockchain in Transport Alliance — an industry organization with nearly 500 members, including FedEx and United Parcel Service Inc.  — is working on developing common standards around the technology.

via WSJ

How Open Technology Drives Digital Innovation

How Open Technology Drives Digital Innovation

Today, through the use of the internet, open technology means enabling customers to have the flexibility, knowledge and confidence to make future-proof technology investments, as well as the ability to extend and enhance software to meet their needs.

via Nielsen

Blockchain Transactions to Reach Over 1.3 Billion

Blockchain Transactions to Reach Over 1.3 Billion

Cross-border transactions recorded on the blockchain will surge to 1.3 billion by 2023 — that’s a CAGR of 82% over the next 4 years. The value of transactions recorded on the blockchain will thus reach an unprecedented $3.4 trillion; a CAGR of 87% over the next 5 years.

via Juniper Research