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Worldwide Smartphone Growth May Have Peaked in 2015


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Vendors shipped a total of 334.9 million smartphones worldwide in the first quarter of 2016 (1Q16), up slightly from the 334.3 million units in 1Q15, marking the smallest year-over-year growth on record.

Source: IDC

Organizations in Asia-Pacific Adopt Big Data Analytics

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Big Data and analytics-related services marketing will grow from $3.8 billion to $7.0 billion in 2019 at a 16.3% CAGR, driven by the growing demand for analytics-related systems integration and BPO services. Also, 53% in the Asia-Pacific region say Big Data and analytics is important.

Source: IDC

Global Enterprise Software-Defined Networking Upside

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Large enterprise organizations are in the early stages of SDN trials to reduce network bottlenecks. As the technological and business value of the SDN architecture is established, ongoing user adoption will expand over time.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Ride-Sharing Services Revenue will Reach $6.5 Billion


Today, the sharing economy represents numerous and varied services and business models, which have branched from a core group of offerings. Ride-sharing services that utilize independent drivers — such as Uber and Lyft — are seeing significant returns from their ongoing market development strategies.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Augmented and Virtual Reality – Reaching $120 Billion by 2020

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There’s nearly as much confusion as there is excitement about Augmented and Virtual Reality. While VR could be big and AR could be bigger and take longer (VR $30B and AR $90B for combined $120B AR/VR revenue by 2020), there are more questions than answers out there.

Source: Digi-Capital

American Pay-TV and Internet Market Recap for 2015

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It’s interesting to look back over the last few years of ups and downs within the American video entertainment and associated broadband internet access markets. The ongoing market transitions have created a volatile environment, where service providers react to the constantly shifting customer demand.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Why Africa Needs a Digital Revolution for Growth in 2016


Digital connectivity has the potential to do for Africa what railroads did for Western economies in the 19th century. The digital revolution is not just about communication. It is about recognizing that information is the currency of all economic activities.


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