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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Huawei seizes a technology lead with the first LTE Cat 18 smartphone & AI in Mate 10 Pro
Huawei seizes a technology lead with the first LTE Cat 18 smartphone & AI in Mate 10 Pro

The Mate 10 Pro jumps ahead of the competition, including traditional LTE chipset performance leader Qualcomm, by becoming the first smartphone to be announced with a category 18 LTE modem and RF design, which has been made possible by Huawei’s ongoing investment in its HiSilicon chipsets. The Mate 10 range demonstrates Huawei’s scale and its ability to invest in significant strategic smartphone technologies that smaller OEMs cannot match.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices Mobile & Telecom
Mobile Handset Database - Country

The IHS Markit Mobile Handset Database - Country provides detailed data by country on mobile subscriptions, shipments, installed base, smartphone penetration and smartphone shipments by OEM for 70 markets across seven regions:

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Mobile & Telecom
Google de-risks Pixel smartphone hardware business through HTC acquisition

Google has invested $1.1bn to acquire a part of HTC. Google’s latest hardware investment demonstrates the importance it places on mobile hardware. The move also demonstrates HTC’s importance to the Pixel line which Google downplayed a year ago.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices Mobile & Telecom
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