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: mobile media; app stores; mobile money; and smartphones. In mobile, IHS delivers must have strategic insights for media firms, device makers, operators, equipment vendors and other companies that are refining their mobile strategy.

Ian has delivered custom consultancy and presentations for global companies headquartered in Europe, North America and Asia covering ideation, roadmap validation, market sizing, disruptive strategy, and competitor analysis, among other areas.

Before joining IHS in 2011, Ian was a principal analyst at Forrester and a research director at Jupiter Research. He has a combined eleven years experience providing business advice on consumer markets. Prior to becoming an analyst, he worked in a number of companies in mobile: as a product marketing manager at mobile operator 3, a producer that helped launch the interactive TV service at Cable & Wireless (now VirginMedia), and in the marketing department of innovative mobile device maker Psion.

Ian is widely quoted about mobile, personal technology, mobile strategies and media in both industry trade publications and in leading news organizations such as the BBC, CNN, the Financial Times, The Guardian, Reuters, The Sunday Times and The Telegraph. Also, he is an thought provoking and energetic conference speaker.

Ian Fogg holds an MA (Hons) from the University of St Andrews. He lives in London.


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Smartphone Active Installed Base Databases

The Smartphone Active Installed Base data quantifies the smartphone models in use and their capabilities for over 70 countries around the world. The data includes air interface types, audio and video codecs, battery capacities, browsers, camera (rear and front camera megapixels, OIS), chipsets, display type (size, resolution, technology), GPU, OS version, satellite navigation types, SIM slot types and number sensors (GPS, NFC, gyroscope, barometer), IP rating, memory & storage, and more.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices Mobile & Telecom
Strong Early iPhone X Adoption Positions Apple for Market Leadership

In eight countries, iPhone X already amounts to over 2% of the iPhone active installed base just three weeks after iPhone X’s first availability. ...

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices
Strong early iPhone X adoption positions Apple for market leadership
Strong early iPhone X adoption positions Apple for market leadership

In eight countries, the iPhone X already accounts for over 2 percent of the iPhone active installed base just three weeks after its first availability on November 3.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices Mobile & Telecom
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