Market researches - 19/10/06

Publié le par Jean Arnal

A few set of market information released this week:

  • According to In-Stat, the APAC mobile music market would almost triple in four years to reach $9bn by 2010.

  • According to GfK, Samsung is the leader in the French mobile phone market (34%), followed by Nokia with 21%.

  • According to IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry), the worldwide music sales fell 4% in 1H06 to $13.7bn.

  • Informa estimates that there are now 1bn mobile subscribers in APAC, of which 80% are GSM.

  • According to IMS Research, shipments of Bluetooth-enabled equipment could reach 1.5bn in 2010 from 0.5bn in 2006.

  • Merrill Lynch believes that Hutchison 3G could withdraw from Europe and that a sale is imminent.

  • Yankee Group reports that standardized mobile WiMAX will not become a reality until early 2008.

  • Motorola expects Brazil will be a WiMAX services and equipment market worth $100m in 2007.

  • According to TNS, there was little increase in 3G technology usage amongst consumers. 25% of people cite cost as the main obstacle to them using 3G and additional 22% prefer to use WiFi technology. In short, cost is top global obstacle to 3G adoption. In addition, more than 50% of people having a 3G cellphone, are not using their 3G capability.

  • According to ABI Research, the worldwide market for femtocell products is expected to reach nearly 19m units per annum.

  • According to In-Stat, Cable TV infrastructure equipment sales in the US could grow to $2.1bn in 2010 (from $ 925m in 2006).

  • According to BroadGroup Tariff Services, the UK has the largest number of hot spots in Europe with a 39% market share, followed by Germany and France.

  • KMI found that 65% of Europe’s fiber-optic market in 2010 would be made by FTTH deployments, and 35% by FTTN/B/P. European municipalities would lead the FTTH charge.

  • According to Infonetics, Ethernet is displacing SDH/Sonet in metro/ access space.

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