Monthly Archives: September 2013

A billion people will use their mobiles to shop by 2016: study

Informa’s latest research indicates that many retailers are now making significant investments to integrate mobile into their in-store, online and call-centre operations. Some big retailers, such as Walmart and Marks & Spencer (M&S), are investing to develop in-house expertise and … Continue reading

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Smart watches will be top consumer M2M device by 2017

Of an evening when I close the door of my car ready to go home, there is a subdued – and rather reassuring – beep from somewhere slightly west of the steering wheel. This is my long-serving Nokia being welcomed … Continue reading

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Argentine mobile data tipped to be biggest revenue generator in 2016

Mobile data will exceed mobile voice as the largest revenue contributor in Argentina in 2016, driven by a rapid uptake of smartphones. Sales of smartphones in turn are being actively driven by mobile network operators with aggressive subsidies, according to … Continue reading

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New mobile market chart highlights EMEA opportunities

The other day someone kindly sent me a photograph of their boardroom wall, with a question. Some years ago they’d purchased a wallchart – which they had framed – and now wanted an update. Apparently they use it to discuss … Continue reading

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Latin America to account for 10.7% of global TV advertising revenue in 2018

What would happen if political parties had their funding cut? I only ask this as a new study from Informa Telecoms & Media highlights the impact of the US Presidential elections in 2012 on global TV advertising spends. In the … Continue reading

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