Monthly Archives: October 2014

Israel, UAE and Saudi now account for 70% of all Middle East Data Centre space

There has been a sharp increase in Data Centre facilities, providers and space that has taken place in the Middle East region since 2012. The newly-published TCL Data Centre Middle East – 2015 (DCME) report finds that Data Centre space … Continue reading

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Catch-up is catching on in USA broadband homes says Parks

Consumers in broadband-equipped USA homes now watch 17.4 hours of TV programming a week through digital video recorders, pay-TV VOD and online SVOD services. Conversely, these consumers only watch, on average, about 11.5 hours of live, linear TV per week, … Continue reading

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UK Enterprise market to see shake up in unified communications & collaboration sector says new report

The shift to unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) is set to shake up the UK Enterprise market for telecoms and related IT services, according to a new report from UK Enterprise Segment Communications Service Providers analyst firm benchmark-it. Report author Rob Pritchard notes: “The … Continue reading

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EE awarded #worstnetwork tag in Friday’s MNO twitter traffic

Hashtags are used to categorise Tweets by keyword and help them show more easily in Twitter searches. Clicking on a hashtagged word shows all the other Tweets marked with that keyword. Three UK mobile network operators shared the same or … Continue reading

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EE UK leads with a negative tweet every 24 seconds: 52% of users upset by the poor customer service they get

Mobile phone users in the UK actively use Twitter to complain about their mobile network operator’s (MNO) customer service; devices and service provision. An analysis of tweets in the hour after mid-day on 16 October found Everything Everywhere was in … Continue reading

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The number of active commercial fleet management systems in Europe will hit 7.10 million by 2018

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of active fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in Europe was 3.65 million in Q4-2013. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of … Continue reading

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APAC Smart Homes Market to Reach US$9.28 Billion by 2020

A report on APAC smart homes market indicates that the market is projected to reach a value of USD 9.28 billion by 2020. South East Asia countries are the emerging market for smart homes and are poised for the highest … Continue reading

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How set-top adoption varies across Europe…55% in the UK; 20% in Germany

New research from Parks Associates shows adoption of set-top boxes varies significantly across Europe, where 55% of U.K. broadband households have a set-top, compared to 36% in Spain and 20% in Germany. By comparison, the penetration of Internet-connected CE is … Continue reading

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Latin American telecom market to grow to nearly US$ 8.2bn by end-2019

The cellular M2M market in Latin America is booming: Pyramid Research expects the market to grow from US$ 4.6bn in 2014 to nearly US$ 8.2bn by the end of 2019, at a CAGR of 12%. Growth will be driven by … Continue reading

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46 million households globally will subscribe to a 4K UHD pay-TV service by 2018

New research from Parks Associates finds more than 46 million households worldwide will subscribe to a 4K UHD pay-TV service by 2018. Pay-TV providers will deploy this service as a differentiator, especially among younger consumers who are more likely to … Continue reading

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