Market researches - 10/02/07

Publié le par Jean Arnal

A few set of market information released this week:

  • According to ABI Research, VOIP would attract 267m subscribers by 2012, vs 38m in 2006.

  • In EU, mobile operators say that roaming charges have declined 25% to €0.62 a minute.

  • Alcatel-Lucent claims a leadership position in the booming mobile TV and radio market with more than 80 mobile TV and video services in operation worldwide.

  • Huawei claims it serves 31 of the world's top 50 operators. Huawei has already won 78 3G contracts, including 47 UMTS-based projects, of which 16 are in Europe.

  • According to Arthur D. Little, when comparing HSDPA and WiMAX, WiMax will capture "at most » 15 % of the broadband wireless market by 2011-2012.

  • Informa forecasts that France, Finland and Portugal will lead the way in rolling out UMTS900 this year.

  • IDC forecasts a slowdown in 2007 in mobile phone shipments in Europe, after a 9% rise in 2006 to 185m units, and a 6% increase in 4Q06 with 58m units shipped.

  • ABI Research estimats that network operators would spend $1,000bn by 2015 in their all-IP next generation networks (NGN).

  • According to Analysys, Fixed-mobile substitution (FMS) is accelerating and could result in more than half of all voice traffic in Western Europe by the end of 2008.

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