Market researches - 10/06/07

Publié le par Jean Arnal

A few set of market information released this week:

  • According to ComScore, Europeans are using Internet 24 hours per month on average.

  • In-Stat forecasts that there would be 42m mapping and navigation mobile phone subscribers worldwide by 2012.

  • Nokia believes that mobile 802.16e WiMAX will be available next year in “large-scale deployments” .

  • The world's first voice automatic handover of TD-SCDMA and GSM/GPRS/EDGE in a handset has been realized in China, clearing the most challenging technological hurdle facing the TD-SCDMA handsets.

  • According to Juniper Research, the Chinese market for Wireless Value Added Services (W-VAS) will expand from $15bn in 2008 to $21bn by 2012.

  • The Fundacion Telefonica report claims that Latam ICT market grew 14% in the 2003-2005 period, ahead of 5% in Europe and NA and 6% in APAC.

  • Infonetics forecasts that the CMTS revenues was down 12% to $245m in 1Q07.

  • According to CIBC, Alvarion could be a pray for some insiders.

  • Informa forecasts that there will be 170m Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) subscribers by 2012 generating $33bn of revenue,with penetration of about 5% for consumers and of about 9% for the enterprise segment.

  • MIT researchers have succeeded to send power wirelessly. So in the future, mobile phones and other portable devices could get juice without having to be plugged in. But it will be a long time before it becomes practical.

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