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Kevin Hamlin | August 03, 2015
Nokia has announced an agreement to sell its HERE digital mapping and location services business to a consortium of automotive companies, comprising Audi AG, BMW Group and Daimler AG. The transaction, which puts HERE’s enterprise value at EUR2.8 billion (USD3 billion), is expected to close in the first quarter of 2016 subject to regulatory approvals.
Francis Sideco | July 30, 2015
As mentioned in the previous article in this series, there are multiple levels of carrier aggregation or CA which enable different categories of LTE user equipment (UE) capability. Typically, the higher the level of CA...

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In recent years, the demand and expectation for connectivity has expanded beyond consumer devices market, with companies and governments worldwide investing in technology to enable similar communication capabilities in their various assets, machines, and equipment. This trend has led to the rapid growth of the cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) market. Given the rising use of M2M in industries ranging from automotive to healthcare to utilities, this market presents a significant opportunity for companies that have a thorough understanding of its current dynamics and future outlook.
MENA Media and Telecoms Intelligence offers a selection of key metrics for understanding this fast growing region spanning the Gulf, the Levant and North Africa. It includes core data, forecasts and analyses for mobile, pay TV, and broadband in 13 countries.
Mobile Device Electronics Intelligence quantifies the market for all semiconductor and cellular technologies driven by the mobile device industry spanning devices to infrastructure. It includes detail on the available market by device shipment volume and revenues as well as semiconductor device type (i.e. logic ASSP/ASIC, memory, analog ASSP/ASIC, etc) consumed by each segment of the total wireless industry.
Having disrupted the market for PND's with crowd-sourced data and convenient modern user experiences, smartphones are starting to create new location-based services that go far beyond traditional PND and automotive markets. Increasingly, LBS is creating new types of analytics data, new business models for advertising, mobile games, and mcommerce, as well as for traditional navigation. Portable and LBS Intelligence analyzes these innovations in mobile LBS that will continue to transform the PND and the whole mobile industry.

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With a focus on the economics of mobile content and services, Mobile Media Intelligence, provides must have analysis of the business models that are transforming the digital world, including apps, app stores, messaging, games, music and video. This includes the value-added service strategies of operators and smartphone makers, plus over-the-top start-ups and established media companies. The service offers both global trends and market data for 48 countries.

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Understanding the future of the smartphone and high speed 4G is critical for all operators, OEMs, media companies, and component suppliers engaged in mobile.
With forecasts for over 100 countries, IHS Operator Multiplay Intelligence offers an extremely wide analysis of emerging markets and the fast rising digital audience around the world. The service metrics cover all parts of a multiplay offering: mobile, pay TV, fixed broadband and voice. Operator Multiplay benchmarks the performance of leading operators and their strategies for combining services to boost customer retention and revenues.
As the global handset market increasingly becomes dominated by smartphones, market dynamics are driving divergent requirements across multiple tiers of devices. Smartphone Electronics Design Intelligence captures market drivers on both a global as well as OEM level enabling rapid analysis and implementation of strategic and tactical initiatives.
Provides data, insight, and analysis of the latest trends in the global tablet and eReader market.
The wearable technology market is ramping dramatically and presents opportunity for explosive future growth. The world market for wearable technology reached $8.5 billion in revenues during 2012, with 96 million devices shipped. By 2018, unit shipments are forecast to reach 210 million...
The explosive demand in wireless devices represents significant opportunity for the semiconductor industry. The Wireless Semiconductor Competitive Intelligence Service provides deep insight and analysis on the rapidly shifting core chipset supplier landscape across a range of mobile devices from wireless infrastructure, mobile broadband devices and handsets. Metrics offer extremely detailed semiconductor supplier market shares by end application, wireless function and technologies.


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  • August 04, 2015
    AT&T has launched an entertainment focussed package offering a shared data plan for four wireless devices, bundled with TV services on either the U-Verse network or via DirecTV satellite services.
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  • Tania Loeffler | August 03, 2015
    This report is an overview of the market for home video in South Africa. Based on an examination of infrastructure improvements and general economic conditions, it outlines the major trends taking place in 2014 for the three main home video distribution platforms (physical, TV-based VoD, and digital) and addresses how consumption and spending on movie and television content is poised to develop in the near term.
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  • Sam Ajadi | August 03, 2015
    Saudi Telecom Company (STC) reported its half-year 2015 financial results with a 10% year-on-year (y/y) growth in consolidated revenues to reached 24.7 billion riyal ($6.58 billion).
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  • Peter Boyland | July 10, 2015
    In this country profile: data, charts, insight on the Austria fixed voice, fixed broadband, mobile, pay TV and multiplay markets, plus comment on the major recent strategic and regulatory events.
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    In this country profile: data, charts, insight on the Belgium fixed voice, fixed broadband, mobile, pay TV and multiplay markets, plus comment on the major recent strategic and regulatory events.
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    This includes data, charts, insight on the Danish fixed voice, fixed broadband, mobile, pay TV and multiplay markets, as well as comment on the major recent strategic and regulatory events.
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  • Icon Senior Director, Consumer, Mobile and IT Electronics
    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 communications as well as consumer electronics.
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    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.
  • Icon Director, Operators & Mobile Media
    Jack Kent is a director in the IHS mobile team covering all forms of mobile content with a focus on mobile applications, games, music and social networks.

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