A few set of market information released this week:
After cancer potentially generated by mobile, a new study reveals that Teenagers who excessively use their cell phone are more prone to disrupted sleep, restlessness, stress and fatigue.
Mexico's Slim family wants to participate in the Spanish telecom market. ... to be continued.
According to Dell'Oro, the mobile infra market grew by 10% in 1Q08, fueled by base station shipments and the stabilization of equipment prices.
A new report from Juniper Research said that transport based mobile ticketing would grow to 1.8bn transactions by 2011 (from 37m in 2007).
China CCID Consulting listed marketing errors made by Motorola in recent years in the mobile phone
market. Three central errors centered on:
product development failure ( poor demand recognition, gap between demand and realization, wrong perception of the market evolution blurred by the success of the RAZR V3 model, low-featured products and too late, slow in launching new products (13 in 2007 vs 54 for Samsung and 37 for Nokia), a multitude of different platforms,
entering a price war to increase sales volume, and emphasis on low-cost products for emerging markets, but eroding profit and brand image.
failure to emphasize on product selling points.
Clearwire estimates to have a 1.3m WiMAX subscribers by the end of 2009, and projects 2017 related revenues of over $17.5bn and about 31m subscribers.