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Smartphones: Making Connections

Ian Fogg, Sr. Director for Telecommunications recently appeared on NHK World television in Japan, where he gave his views on the dynamics of the heated competition in smartphone development.

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AT&T sees new mobile opportunities with Timex's Ironman cellular smartwatch

Timex has announced its first 3G-enabled smartwatch, the Ironman One GPS+, and it will work as a standalone device with cellular connectivity. It features four hardware buttons and a touch screen. The smartwatch features a 1.5-inch low power Mirasol colour display and runs on Qualcomm’s Brew platform. It has 4GB of in-built storage and Bluetooth connectivity. Timex claims...

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Francis Sideco
FDD and TDD LTE: Two Sides to the Same Coin or Two Different Coins?

Due to a number of factors, many erroneously believe that the TDD (Time Division Duplex) mode of LTE is a separate standard developed and adopted primarily by one country. Some of these factors include the genesis of...

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The state of wearable apps: Limited app availability holds back wearable devices

Wearable devices remain a nascent device category because of the limited number of smart wearable apps. Increases in the installed base of wearable devices will boost the development of wearable and peripheral apps, which will help to further drive wearable device sales.

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LTE Market Monitor Q2 2014 - Operators trial LTE broadcast

A quarterly report looking at the state of LTE globally in Q2 2014. Includes: 4G milestones and market developments; maps illustrating the LTE footprint by region and technologies; and an overview of spectrum auctions that took place.

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Why apps matter for wearable devices

Device makers and app developers are increasingly looking to expand into new categories of wearable devices. This presentation investigates the opportunities for apps for wearables. It presents why apps matter, shows what is driving the market, and analyses the business models needed for new types of content and service. This presentation was given by Jack Kent, Principal Analyst for Mobile Media at the IHS Korea Display Conference 2014 in Seoul in April 2014.

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Bridge M2M Alliance Forms to Aid Multinational M2M Deployment in Asia

With cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) connections in Asia expected to more than triple in the coming years, local wireless operators have banded together in a group dedicated to facilitating M2M deployments in the region.

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4G Smartphone Market in China Set for Explosive 1,500 Percent Growth This Year

China’s domestic market for 4G smartphones is poised for a massive liftoff this year as shipments grow sixteenfold from 2013 levels, according to a new report from IHS Technology (NYSE: IHS)...

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Ian Fogg
Ian Fogg

As senior director and head of the IHS mobile and telecoms team, Ian Fogg directs research, consulting, analysis, and forecasting of the mobile and telecoms market. This includes...

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Francis Sideco
Francis Sideco

Francis Sideco is a Senior Director with the IHS research and analysis organization and is responsible for leading the IHS analyst teams covering wireless and wired/broadband...

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