The aggregate fixed broadband penetration of the population in Europe was 58.3% in 2018 and is expected to reach 70% in 2024.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is pressing ahead with the development of its communications infrastructure as a part of plans to reduce the country’s economic dependence on oil resources.
Morocco’s mobile telecoms market is changing, as user demand for mobile data is growing.
Microsoft has finally set a retirement date for Skype for Business Online, outlining a greatly anticipated migration plan to its shiny new Microsoft Teams messaging solution.
Communications service providers (CSPs) face declining carriage revenue and increasing competition from traditional rivals and disruptive players in the form of OTT players, cloud-based service providers and new market entrants with leaner operating models.
AI is big business and a major focus of R&D and acquisitions – especially for tech giants such as Facebook, Microsoft and Apple.
The Tech Mahindra AI platform GAiA is designed to make it easier for enterprises to build and manage models, and to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders and partners when deploying AI applications.
The innovative flagship folding phone from Samsung, the $2,000 Galaxy Fold, is finally expected to have a release date in September, after a five-month delay.
At 152.4%, Uruguay recorded the second-highest mobile penetration rate in Latin America, at year-end 2018, only below Costa Rica and nearly 41 percentage points above the regional average.
After more than two years of negotiations, a T-Mobile-Sprint union may finally come to fruition.
As digital personal assistants move past gimmicky mobile usage to adoption in the home, take-up is on the rise.
Video analytics has been a hot topic for the past few years, but only recently have we seen larger-scale deployments in the public safety sphere. Government spend on these technologies is set to increase in the coming years and plenty of vendors are readying their portfolios to meet this demand.
Ongoing US demonstrations in California, point to a growing conflict between Silicon Valley giants Lyft and Uber, and the thousands of drivers who are now starting to insist on employee status, a living wage and associated benefits, as well as the right to collectively organise.
Mobile subscription penetration of the population in Ecuador reached 91.8% in 2018, 21 percentage points below the regional average.
Over half of British businesses fear the UK’s tech skills shortage will deepen after Brexit, according to a survey of 1,000 business leaders by Salesforce, a cloud services provider.
Brands need a social media presence; this is accepted as an absolute given in modern-day marketing.
Industrialisation has long been a central pillar of global economic development.
GlobalData expects revenue to expand from $192 billion in 2019 to $224 billion in 2024, a 3% CAGR for the period.
The explosion in the adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the industrial internet represents the biggest influence on the components market worldwide.
US-based startup, Catalog, recently revealed that it had successfully stored all 16 gigabytes of Wikipedia’s English-language text on tiny DNA strands within a laboratory vial, in the latest demonstration of the power and potential of synthetic DNA as a medium for storing digital data.
Content developers working in the realms of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are constantly improving the immersive user experience.
Consumers have long held unfounded concerns over the long-term effects of daily exposure to radio waves emanating from smartphones and cell towers.
When Apple recently decided to acquire Silicon Valley start-up Drive.ai, it was a reminder that in the competitive world of autonomous vehicles, top talent is a much sought-after commodity.
The Nokia brand is very much alive and kicking.
Judging by telco executives’ M&A intentions, network operators are feeling increasingly acquisitive.
Gogo, which currently provides in-flight WiFi for the aviation sector, announced plans to build a 5G network to support in-flight services.
Cable is currently the leading pay-TV technology in Europe in terms of subscriptions, with a market share of 36.5% as of year-end 2018, closely followed by DTH/satellite (33.7%) and IPTV (28.3%).
On 25 June 2019, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a major crackdown on illegal robocalls, dubbed Operation Call it Quits.
In May 2019, El Salvador’s competition regulator, Superintendencia de Competencia (SC) analysed the application submitted by América Móvil for the takeover of Telefonica’s Movistar, a US$315 million deal signed in January 2019, and stated that the application fell short of all the required information and hence remains “inadmissible”.
Uruguay is one of the most developed telecom markets in Latin America both in terms of NGN infrastructure development and service adoption.