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Interactive Security Apps Drive Smart Home Growth

Interactive Security Apps Drive Smart Home Growth

The evolution of the smart and connected home has created new revenue growth opportunities for consumer electronics vendors and telecom service providers. According to the latest worldwide market study by Berg Insight, the number of smart homes in North America and Europe reached 45 million in 2017.

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Telecom Providers Adopt Software-Defined Infrastructure

Telecom Providers Adopt Software-Defined Infrastructure

Within the telecom sector, the ongoing shift to software-defined infrastructure — where IT workloads run virtualized or containerized on industry-standard hardware and software platforms — is happening at an unprecedented pace.

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Technology, Media and Telecom 2018 M&A Trends

Technology, Media and Telecom 2018 M&A Trends

By the end of the first half (H1) of 2018, global TMT values had reached $371.1 billion and 1,693 deals, representing a 19 percent share of global M&A. The strong results nearly surpassed H1 2015 record high of $383 billion, which represented a market share of 21 percent, according to Mergermarket.

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Smart Homes Enable New Models for Healthcare Services

Smart Homes Enable New Models for Healthcare Services

The ubiquity of broadband connectivity, development of smart sensors, and the decreasing costs of devices have already made it possible to offer aging-in-place, chronic disease management, and post-acute care services in smart homes.

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Evolution of the Mobile Telecom Service Business Model

Evolution of the Mobile Telecom Service Business Model

Mobile communication service providers across the globe have been eager to uncover new sources of subscriber revenue as over-the-top (OTT) apps continue to disrupt their traditional business model offering voice calling and text messaging.

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Video Entertainment Industry Disruption is Unstoppable

Video Entertainment Industry Disruption is Unstoppable

In markets such as North America and Europe, traditional pay-TV operators have jumped into the OTT market to improve subscriber churn by providing less costly video service. Can they compete with the innovative OTT providers? Is this already a lost cause?

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Why Asia-Pacific Leads Internet Growth in 2018

Why Asia-Pacific Leads Internet Growth in 2018

A majority of the growth in internet user numbers will take place in Asia-Pacific in 2018. Of the 182.2 million new internet users worldwide this year, we forecast that 42.4 million will reside in China and 54.2 million in India.

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