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Exploring the Record $2 Billion AR/VR Technology Investment

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While Magic Leap’s $794 million round took the headlines, that mammoth investment was only 40% of the total invested in the 12 months to June 2016. The remaining 60% went into Augmented and Virtual Reality video, hardware, solutions and services, games, apps, advertising/marketing, tech, distribution and peripherals.

Source: Digi-Capital

Why Telecom Providers Struggle to Evolve Their Business Model


While telecom operators agree on the ultimate transformation of telecommunications networks to cloud-based infrastructures and the increasing role of video and Internet of Things (IoT) to drive revenue, they diverge on how fast these developments will affect them based on their business models.

Source: TBR

Exploring the Global Digital Media Readiness Framework

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The Digital Media Readiness Framework has identified 23 main indicators that can measure the level of adoption and usage in the media industries of digital content, products and services. But not all indicators carry the same importance, impact and weight in determining the health of media, entertainment and information industries.

Source: World Economic Forum

Technology, Media and Telecom Sector M&A Trends in 2016

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During the first half (H1) of 2016, 1,363 deals worth $223.1 billion represented a 41.6 percent decrease in value compared to H1 2015 ($382.3 billion, 1,580 deals), and the weakest H1 deal value and count since 2013 ($173.5 billion, 1,056 deals).

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Every Organization will Appoint a Corporate Digital Champion

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IDC has predicted that by 2017, 60% of companies with a Digital Transformation strategy will deem it too important for any one functional area and create an independent corporate executive position to oversee the implementation across the entire organization.

Source: IDC

Study Finds UK Digital Economy Generated £123 Billion

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Digital business contributes an enormous amount of money to the British economy. Research from Virgin Business Media and Oxford Economics has found that digital capabilities generated £123 billion in business revenues, which is equivalent to 3.4% of the UK GDP.

Source: The Guardian

Smart Grid IT Systems Market will Reach $22B by 2020

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During 2015, the Americas accounted for around 45% of the market share to dominate the global smart grid IT systems market. Increased investments in smart grid systems and the subsequent increase in the R&D spending are factors that will fuel growth in the Americas market.

Source: Technavio


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