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  • Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) are expected to reach 2.5 billion units in 2015, a 1.5 percent increase from 2014 and down from the previous quarter’s forecast of 2.8 percent growth, according to Gartner. End-user spending on devices will total $606 billion in 2015 and will show, for the first time since 2010, a 5.7 percent decline in current …

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    According to the latest International Data Corporation (IDC) study on tablets in enterprises, a large and increasing share of tablets deployed across U.K., French, and German companies are the only devices that employees are equipped with to perform their business activities. “The majority of tablet users in enterprises currently have at least another device to perform their business activities,” said Marta Fiorentini, senior research analyst, …

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  • Dragged down by the EMEA region (Europe, the Middle East and Africa), with Europe as the main culprit, global mobile service revenue fell 2 percent in 2014 from 2013, to $781 billion, according to IHS Infonetics. “Hobbled by mobile saturation and continuous weak consumer spending across the board, the mobile services market in EMEA dropped 14 percent in 2014 from the prior year-its third straight …

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  • ABI Research predicts that 5.4 billion SIM cards will ship during 2015 marking a modest YoY growth rate of 4.1%. The days of double digit shipment growth for SIM cards are over and declining ASPs have forced smart card and IC vendors to change strategies. Vendor focus is now moving away from market share gains and up the value chain. This movement is driven by …

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  • Findings from the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report, published today, show that by 2020 advanced mobile technology will be commonplace around the globe smartphone subscriptions will more than double, reaching 6.1 billion, 70% of the world’s population will be using smartphones, and 90 percent will be covered by mobile broadband networks. The report shows that growth in mature markets comes from an increasing …

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