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Video: Apple Watch 'potentially enormous'

Ian Fogg, head of mobile at IHS, says the Apple Watch could be a "potentially enormous" business for the technology giant.

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Ian Fogg
Apple SIM is a Test for Mobile Operators' Main Business Model

Apple SIM threatens to fundamentally change the relationship between mobile operators and users. Making it easy for users to switch carriers and tariffs makes market competition more efficient and places pressure on operator revenues and profitability. With this initial launch, Apple is testing the business model and technology. If successful, Apple has a number of ways it will look to extend the Apple SIM strategy...

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Francis Sideco
3G/4G Handset Globalization Through Localization

In the previous introductory article of this series, IHS outlined an overview of how device OEMs might utilize cellular reference platform designs and how to assess them to select the best platform for a given set of design objectives. In that article, the OEMs objective was...

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TDC enters Norway consumer sector with Get acquisition

TDC has bought cable operator Get for 13.8 billion Norwegian kroner ($2.2 billion), marking the Danish company’s entry into the Norwegian consumer sector.

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Comcast and Liberty Global to offer Wi-Fi roaming

Comcast and Liberty Global have reached a deal to enable their internet customers to access each other’s Wi-Fi networks in Europe and the USA.

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Mobile Handset Specification Database

Mobile Handset Specification Database offers two ways to profile handset feature availability: The Mobile Handset Specification Search Tool includes over 250 specification attributes with the ability to filter. The Trax-enabled database provides quantitative analysis of the number of handset models with each feature, but this Trax version focuses on a subset of core handset handset capabilities for example including: camera, display, network connectivity, sensors, among others.

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Mobile Media Subject: Mobile Video

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M2M to IoT - Opportunities for Mobile Operators - September 2014

The Operator M2M opportunity is growing due to the rise of the Internet of Things. This presentation examines three key inter-related themes that are impacting this trend: globalization, value-added services, and how M2M enables a role for operators in IoT. This presentation was given by...

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Mobile TeleSystems Profile - Operator Multiplay

In this operator profile: data, charts and commentary on Mobile TeleSystems' strategy, financial and operational performance and recent events.

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IHS News Flash: Analysis of Apple’s Special Event

This is a news flash from IHS Technology (NYSE: IHS) providing quick analysts of Apple Inc.’s September 2014 Special Event held today in Cupertino, Calif. The comments below are from Ian Fogg, senior director, at IHS.

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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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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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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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