Mobile data to account for over half of global roaming revenue, says Ovum
Telco Review The increasing penetration of smartphones, SIM-enabled tablets, and the deployment of LTE network is driving the growth of mobile data usage. Users want to use the same services everywhere, whether they are at home or travelling. Read More →
Why Alibaba’s plans for global expansion is a “long-term play”
Start-Up The Alibaba IPO was always going to be a guaranteed blockbuster as it headlines just about every multiplier you could hope for in a public offering from an online player. Read More →
Was iPhone 6 launch “pure Apple theatre”…?!
MacGuide “Nobody does product launches in quite the same way. Many try, but as Samsung found out at the start of the year, a lot can go wrong.” Read More →
Will Alibaba’s IPO drive Alipay to become more global?
Start-Up By growing internationally AliPay will be less at the mercy of Chinese regulators and better able to support Alibaba’s global ambitions. Read More →
Apple Pay marks “milestone” in payments space
Telco Review “The long anticipated entrance of Apple into the payments space marks a milestone in payments regardless of the eventual outcome of its new services.” Read More →
Expert opinion: Telco analysts offer iPhone 6 thoughts
Featured Telco Review Four analysts from OVUM explain their views on the new iPhone 6 for the telco and consumer electronics industries… Read More →
To survive and thrive… businesses must value data
IT Brief “Vendors that fail to see the forest for the trees (curated data) will lose business and hinder growth for their customers.” Read More →
“Intensified” retail competition to drive wholesale telecom worth
Telco Review Although the prices of many commodity wholesale services are falling, accelerating traffic volumes will ensure that wholesale revenues will continue to grow. Read More →
Enterprise this… the dramatic shift to online advertising
IT Brief “Enterprises need to embrace the online advertising market, which is becoming a key promotional channel to market for enterprise marketers.” Read More →
Is NZ a contact centre nearshore alternative for Oz?
Telco Review “For those outsourcers anxious to satisfy this emerging demand, the challenge will be to navigate a very disparate selection of locations in order to choose the right supply markets based on language, cultural affinity, and capability.” Read More →
Has “emotional” studying Facebook crossed the line?
NetGuide “With this research, Facebook has skated too close to the edge of online users’ willingness to share data.” Read More →
An in-depth look at IBM’s hush-hush acquisition…
IT Brief “The move was not entirely unexpected.” Read More →
Tech on the ball as World Cup reaches billions of connected devices
Featured NetGuide “With the likes of tablets providing the convenience and flexibility to consume content whenever and wherever, fans are able to watch more of the tournament than ever before.” Read More →
Apple takes WWDC back to its roots with software updates…
Featured MacGuide Apple is at pains to note its popularity with developers, boasting that it now has over 9 million registered developers, who have developed 1.2 million apps that have in turn been downloaded 75 billion times. Read More →
Global optical networking market off to slow start…
Featured Telco Review The global optical networking (ON) equipment market is off to a slow start in 2014 according to the latest market share alert from Ovum, the global market analyst firm. Read More →