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  • The total Radio Access Network (RAN) Infrastructure market declined at a double digit rate year over year in 1Q16 as revenues in all regions declined for the first time in four years. The total market is forecasted to decline around eight percent in 2016, says Dell’Oro Group in a report. “After a strong 4Q15, and three years of solid currency-adjusted performance, the overall RAN market …

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  • According to the latest preliminary release from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, vendors shipped a total of 334.9 million smartphones worldwide in the first quarter of 2016 (1Q16), up slightly from the 334.3 million units in 1Q15, marking the smallest year over year growth on record. The minimal growth this quarter is primarily attributed to strong smartphone saturation in developed …

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  • A group of scientists from ITMO University in Saint Petersburg, Russia has developed a novel approach to the construction of quantum communication systems for secure data exchange. The experimental device based on the results of the research is capable of transmitting single photon quantum signals across distances of 250 kilometers or more, which is on par with other cutting edge analogues. The research paper was …

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  • smartphone china market

    As the desire to create intuitive home spaces continues to increase, so too do the opportunities for devices and technologies to gain share in the smart home market. According to The NPD Group Connected Intelligence Connected Home Automation Report, nearly two-thirds (64 percent) of smart home product owners used a smartphone to control or monitor their home automation devices. Additionally, 73 percent of smart home …

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  • Due to both the increasing number of mobile subscribers in the world and the subscribers’ desire to stay constantly connected through their mobile device, the amount of data flowing over the world’s mobile network is increasing exponentially. ¬≠iGR, a market research consultancy estimates that in 2015, approximately 2.5 million terabytes (TB) of mobile data traffic flowed over the world’s mobile data networks per month. And …

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