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Asian Telcos are Leading Global Innovation Investment

Asian Telcos are Leading Global Innovation Investment

In its latest benchmarking study to identify the leaders and laggards in telecom service provider innovation, ABI Research has concluded that Asian telcos are the recognized technology trailblazers, followed by U.S. tier-one service providers, AT&T and Verizon.

via Digital Lifescapes

Are You Ready for the Third Digital Revolution?

Are You Ready for the Third Digital Revolution?

The first two digital revolutions — computing and communications — transformed society. Now comes the third, which is fabrication, argues the new book, Designing Reality.

via Knowledge@Wharton

U.S. Social Media Study Shows Shifting Platform Use

The number of Facebook users will rise less than 1 percent to 169.5 million in 2018, driven by adoption among older age groups. However, there will be declines between 5.6% and 9.3% among users under 25, for a loss of 2.1 million.

via eMarketer

Digital Media Growth and Engagement Study Findings

Digital Media Growth and Engagement Study Findings

According to Nielsen data, the share of time spent with ad-supported content on platforms (such as TV, radio, smartphones, video games and tablets) for adults in 2017 was 86% — a number that’s remained relatively flat over the past decade.

via Nielsen

Digital Banking Users will Reach 2 Billion Worldwide

Digital Banking Users will Reach 2 Billion Worldwide

The retail banking sector continues to pursue digital transformation projects. Mobile devices are key to their strategy, as banks move to a ‘mobile first’ approach. It’s a global trend supported by the scale of a declining financial services workforce, and the number of physical branches.

via Digital Lifescapes

U.S. Digital User Focused on Activities, Not Devices

U.S. Digital User Focused on Activities, Not Devices

With smartphone adoption slowing, growth is expected to be less than 2% this year and remain low throughout the forecast period. The biggest shifts occurring among the U.S. digital audience are no longer device-related, but rather, based on activities.

via eMarketer

Global Smartphone Market Reaches Saturation

Global Smartphone Market Reaches Saturation

China’s domestic smartphone market declined in 2017 for the first time, and Apple recorded a year-on-year decrease in iPhone sales in the fourth quarter of 2017. While the industry is still projecting increases in unit sales, our analysis suggests that smartphone makers may have to count on price increases to support continued revenue growth.

via IMF