Subscriptions of feature phones – stripped-back, affordable mobiles – in Tanzania will account for 70% of total handset subscriptions in 2019.
Mobile subscription penetration of the population in Ecuador reached 91.8% in 2018, 21 percentage points below the regional average.
Uruguay is one of the most developed telecom markets in Latin America both in terms of NGN infrastructure development and service adoption.
Google parent Alphabet, Intel and Amazon are the three IT companies best placed to succeed in the servers, storage and networking equipment sector, according to exclusive theme-based analysis.
Although the US is by far the largest e-commerce market in the Americas, e-commerce activities in Latin America have been growing strongly over the last several years.
Intel is the company which is best placed to succeed in the semiconductor sector, according to exclusive theme-based analysis.
In December 2018, Europe-based telecommunications company Millicom acquired an 80% stake in cable operator Cable Onda for $1 billion.
Today’s tech-savvy consumers are after better and faster ways to help them understand themselves and their surroundings.
After being traditionally driven by large enterprises, the global managed security services (MSS) market is seeing rising demand from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are experiencing an escalating threat environment, according to a report on the global MSS market by GlobalData.
North America is likely to remain the largest player in the global market for bundled telecom and internet services through 2023, despite a slowdown in service adoption, according to a telecoms report on the Americas by GlobalData.
As one of the last countries in Europe to introduce 4G broadband network technology, subscriber uptake in Ukraine is now expected to record rapid rates of growth over the next four years.
Hong Kong was expected to close 2018 with over 3% growth in its real GDP compared to the previous year.
With most industries embracing digital transformation in an effort to improve their bottom line and deliver benefits for the consumer, the insurance sector is no different as it is looking to invest in new technologies to not be left behind.
The Africa and Middle East telecoms market is united by disruption.
Chinese tourism is already big and it’s still growing.
Takeda’s possible $65 billion takeover of Shire could be the largest deal value in pharma this year and combined Takeda Shire company could be catapulted to the ninth position in terms of 2017 sales.
McDonald’s has revealed that it recorded 37,241 outlets across 120 countries in 2017, a net store increase of 342 on the previous year.
There are increasingly more countries with the so-called sugar tax around the world and today the UK’s sugar tax takes effect.
Apple’s iPhone X — released back in November last year — is the number one choice for people in the UK when asked which phone they want to buy next, a good sign for Apple investors who are concerned the company is losing its appeal.
Only a minority of those working for financial services providers believe their organisation is adequately prepared to meet the fintech challenge, according to a GlobalData survey on the impact of fintech.
While the demise of Toys R Us in the UK has focused on how it was killed by the internet, data shows that the rise of local rival Smyths caused even more damage than Amazon.
US ecommerce giant Amazon has become the UK’s fifth biggest retailer by spending market share, accounting for £4 in every £100 spent on retail last year.
The latest annual results for HSBC — released today — are at first glance a company boasting of a job well done.
After a series of corporate takeovers people are beginning to wonder what the craft beer definition is.
UK telco giant BT has reported a three percent decline in third quarter revenue and a one percent fall in underlying profit before tax.
Vodafone has revealed revenue slipped in its final three months of the year — but as mobile data continues to grow, Vodafone is in a good position.
Soft drinks are facing another challenging year amid ongoing negativity around sugar and a looming sugar tax in the UK.
9 Mobile, the fourth largest Nigerian mobile operator, is in the process of being sold off that could change the competitive dynamics in one of the largest mobile markets in Africa.
In the pharmaceutical industry one well performing drug can make or break a company’s year.
This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) will likely break attendance records.