Market Corner - 31/08/08

Publié le par Jean Arnal

A few set of market information released this week:

  • According to F&S, the eight Asian emerging countries (excluding China) would add some 570m new mobile subscribers by 2012, ringing their customer base to over 1bn.

  • IPTV penetration in the CEI countries continues to grow, from 200k users in 2006, to 1m this year and probably 5.3m by 2013.

  • According to GSMA, the mobile networks in Japan and South Korean would exceed 100 Mbit/s by 2010, while Europe would have to wait 2012.

  • According to Infonetics, 75% of global service providers plan to offer VOIP services via an IMS infrastructure by April 2009.

  • Infonetics found that ALU, Ericsson and NSN are top IMS equipment manufacturers.

  • In-Stat forecasts that the worldwide installed base of home networks is expected to break the 200m mark by the end of 2008.

  • According to Research& markets, the global Mobile TV subscribers would grow at a CAGR of more than 60% during the period 07-10.

  • ABI Research estimates that there would be 103m fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) consumer access points in service by 2013.

  • Dell'Oro reports that the worldwide CDMA infrastructure market declined over 25% from 2Q07.

  • GSMA announced that there were 50m worldwide subscribers using HSPA mobile broadband networks in 2Q08.

  • Berg Insight reports that there would be 80m smart electricity meters in Europe by 2013, up at a CAGR of about 16%.

  • Ovum forecasts an overall decline in broadband access revenues over the next five years, to €38bn in 2012, from €42bn in 2009 and €40bn in 2007.

  • In-Stat found that total worldwide cable telephony subscribers would reach 37m by the end of 2008, and rise to over 64m by 2012, while worldwide cable telephony service revenues are on track to reach $12bn in 2008, up 18%.

  • Infonetics reports that the worldwide optical network hardware sales jumped 14% to $4.1bn in 2Q08.

  • Microsoft is buying Greenfield Online for $486m.

  • Google unveiled a distribution system for applications built on its Android platform, a direct answer to Apple Store.

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