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Smartphone Vendors Making the Most of High Growth in Emerging Markets, Futuresource Says

Emerging markets are fast becoming the new battleground for smartphone vendors as well-known global players are facing hot competition from local manufacturers, according to a new report by Futuresource Consulting. In its latest 2015 smartphone…

Sponsored Data Could Boost Mobile Connectivity to New Devices, Markets, Strategy Analytics Says

Sponsored data provides a useful business model for bringing mobile data to new users in emerging markets and to new device types, according to Strategy Analytics’ new Wireless Operator Strategies (WOS) service report. The value…

Worldwide Mobile Phone Growth to Drop to 1.4% in 2012 — Despite Smartphone Growth: IDC

The worldwide mobile phone market is forecast to grow 1.4% year over year in 2012 — the lowest annual growth rate in three years — despite a projected record number of smartphone shipments, according to…

Worldwide Mobile Phone Sales Decline 3% and Smartphone Sales Increase 47% in 2012, Says Gartner

According to Gartner, worldwide mobile phone sales totaled 428 million units in the third quarter of 2012, a 3.1 percent decline from the same quarter last year, however, smartphone sales, which accounted for 39.6 percent…

Enterprise IT Spending in China to Reach $117.8 Billion in 2013, Gartner Says

Enterprise spending on IT in China is forecast to grow from US$117.8 billion in 2013 to reach $172.4 billion in 2016, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8 percent, compared to a global…