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ZigBee enabled device shipments to reach almost 400 million units in 2018, says ABI Research

Sep 13, 10:43

ZigBee enabled device shipments will grow to almost 400 million units per annum in 2018 driven by adoption of the technology by service providers to enable sales of smart home services,...

Half of Bluetooth enabled devices shipped in 2013 will be Smart ready, says ABI Research

Sep 12, 15:55

Bluetooth Smart node devices accounted for less than 10% of total Bluetooth 4.0 devices shipped in 2012. However, as device vendors have embraced the technology a wider ecosystem...

Big data spending to exceed US$31 billion in 2013, says ABI Research

Sep 10, 14:39

Global spending on big data by organizations will exceed US$31 billion in 2013, according to ABI Research. The spending will grow at a CAGR of 29.6% over the next five years, reaching...

Africa 3G subscriptions to reach 210 million by the end of 2015, says ABI Research

Sep 4, 21:54

At the end of second-quarter 2013, the total 3G subscriptions in Africa reached 863 million, up 9.3% on year, which was substantially more robust than other regions around the world...

Windows and BlackBerry face challenges to become 3rd-largest mobile OS ecosystem, says ABI Research

Sep 2, 13:21

ABI Research's recent smartphone research shows Android accounted for 80% of all smartphones shipped worldwide in the second quarter of 2013. The next largest ecosystem, Apple's iOS,...

Akamai dominates cloud-oriented video delivery market, says ABI Research

Sep 2, 11:23

Akamai has increased its market share of the cloud video service market serving media & entertainment companies to nearly 30% in early 2013, from about 27% in 2012, with no close...

Android mobile app revenues to reach US$6.8 billion in 2013, says ABI Research

Aug 30, 14:45

Android's smartphone mobile app revenues are projected to reach almost US$6.8 billion by the end of 2013, nearly doubling from the previous year. The Android platform has some way...

Amidst strong competition smart STBs and dongles continue to grow, says ABI Research

Aug 27, 12:38

The smart set-top box (STB) and dongle market is expected to pass 18 million units in 2013 - higher than originally forecast due to the arrival of Google's Chromecast device. Overall...

Mobile security management market ripening, says ABI Research

Aug 23, 10:54

The Mobile Security Management (MSM) market is emerging as a strong, fledgling submarket of Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM). As Mobile Device Management (MDM) evolves into application...

Fiber-optic broadband to represent 19% of global fixed broadband subscriptions by year-end 2013, says ABI Research

Aug 20, 12:32

Worldwide fixed-line broadband subscriptions continue to grow at a healthy pace in 2013. According to ABI Research's Broadband Subscribers Market Data, fiber-optic broadband market...

Hybrid indoor location to dominate billion unit smartphone market, says ABI Research

Aug 16, 14:13

Apple's acquisition of WiFiSLAM has brought smartphone indoor location technologies to the fore. With over one billion new smartphones forecast to utilize indoor location technologies...

About 34.2 million infotainment systems to ship in 2018, says ABI Research

Aug 14, 14:52

ABI Research forecasts that the number of OEM-installed connected car infotainment systems with multiple OS architectures shipped globally will reach 34.2 million units at the end...

ZigBee 2012 market share lead in home automation to be surpassed by Bluetooth in 2015, says ABI Research

Aug 13, 12:37

By 2018, ABI Research expects annual home automation device shipments to exceed 351 million, growing at a CAGR of 78%. ZigBee dominated IEEE 802.15.4 and claimed the top share of...

NSN and Cisco best positioned to deliver on NFV; market to reach US$6 billion by 2018, says ABI Research

Aug 12, 13:42

The telecom industry has long noted the scale economies and service velocity of the IT industry and seeks to leverage those benefits. This results in the ETSI NFV WG efforts to nudge...

Shipments of 802.11ac Wi-Fi find biting point in 43.3 million consumer AP market place, says ABI Research

Aug 9, 14:39

Worldwide consumer Wi-Fi customer premises equipment (CPE) shipments surpassed 43.3 million at the end of first-quarter 2013, a 16.8% increase from the fourth quarter of 2012. "802.11n...

Sub-US$200 smartphone shipments to exceed 750 million in 2018, finds ABI Research

Aug 8, 21:03

Low-cost smartphones, defined as smartphones with a wholesale ASP below US$200, are increasingly appearing in OEM and operator portfolios in both emerging and mature markets. The...

ZigBee major growth enabler as 802.15.4-enabled device market set to grow 5 times from 2012-2018, says ABI Research

Aug 6, 16:00

Annual shipments of 802.15.4-enabled devices are forecast to grow more than five times from 2012-2018, with a CAGR of over 30%. ZigBee continues to be the primary driver toward standardization...

Channel dominance of Samsung and Apple leaves little room for others in mobile device market, says ABI Research

Aug 6, 11:18

ABI Research's Device Portal sales channel analysis reveals tough times are ahead for smartphone vendors, as the balance of power remains with Samsung/Android and Apple. The smartphone...

Almost 600,000 base stations to be upgraded to LTE-A by 2018, says ABI Research

Aug 1, 15:56

Yota launched the first LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) network in Russia last October; however, with the first compatible handset, SK Telecom was the earliest to make the technology commercially...

M2M cellular connections to exceed 450 million by 2018 as ARPUs are squeezed, says ABI Research

Jul 30, 15:20

Cellular M2M (machine to machine) connections are set to reach over 450 million by 2018. Europe dragged down worldwide connection growth in 2011 and 2012 to the high teens but with...

Samsung and Apple successfully fend off low-cost smartphone vendors for another quarter, declares ABI Research

Jul 26, 14:53

For the second calendar quarter in a row, smartphone shipments represented more than half (52%) of the world's mobile phone shipments. Led by electronics manufacturer Samsung Electronics,...

NFC, MEMS sensors, and gesture recognition the big smartphone differentiators in 2013, says ABI Research

Jul 25, 15:20

Accelerometers, vision-based gesture recognition, gyroscopes, and NFC are predicted to be the feature set big winners in smartphones in 2013, according to ABI Research. "Gesture...

Robust traffic spurs demand for 3G/4G gateways; market to reach US$1.8 billion in 2013, says ABI Research

Jul 25, 15:08

ABI Research has found that the overall 2012 wireless network equipment market was quite challenging for infrastructure vendors, but the incessant demand for 3G and 4G mobile broadband...

Small cells market returns to growth after lackluster 2011 and 2012, says ABI Research

Jul 24, 22:06

ABI Research's latest forecasts for Indoor Small Cells, which are also referred to as Enterprise and Consumer Femtocells, predicts a return to growth after lackluster 2011 and 2012,...

TD-LTE and LTE-Advanced to account for more than half of LTE installed Macro base stations by 2015, says ABI Research

Jul 24, 22:02

With the first service providers, such as SK Telecom, now upgrading their networks to LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) and China Mobile deploying a TD-LTE network and issuing a huge tender for...

TV everywhere grows, but content rights still slowing the market down, says ABI Research

Jul 2, 15:36

Nearly one-third of US telco TV households are expected to access multi-screen or TV Everywhere services by the end of 2013 – the vast majority of which already use advanced...

Low-cost smartphone shipments boom, says ABI Research

Apr 24, 19:34

In many parts of the world, smartphone shipments account for a larger percentage of mobile handset shipments than feature phones and low-cost handsets. Yet within the smartphone class...

More than one million smart watches will be shipped in 2013, says ABI Research

Apr 17, 15:04

Smart watches have been around for the last decade. The wearable computing device has failed to take off for one reason or another: they looked ugly, were too bulky, had weak functionality,...

Tablet sales to reach US$64 billion in 2013, up 28% as tide turns to Android, says ABI Research

Apr 15, 14:50

In 2013, approximately 150 million tablets are forecast to ship globally, which is estimated to be worth US$64 billion (up 28% from 2012) in potential end-user revenues, according...

Tablets will generate 35% of US$25 billion app revenues in 2013, says ABI Research

Mar 13, 15:00

Tablet apps will generate US$8.8 billion in revenues in 2013, compared to the US$16.4 billion expected from smartphone apps, according to ABI Research. Of the combined US$25 billion,...

Cisco wins big in India as Chinese set-top box manufacturers surge, says ABI Research

Feb 22, 14:03

Cisco won significant standard definition (SD) set-top box (STB) business in India in the quarter ending January 26, 2013. Cisco shipped 1.3 million boxes in the fourth quarter compared...

GPS fitness watch market to grow 50% in 2013 regardless of Apple rumors, says ABI Research

Feb 18, 15:10

Whether the Apple smart watch rumor is true or not, the GPS fitness watch market is set to reach US$1.07 billion in 2013, according to research firm ABI Research.

Samsung cuts LTE chip cost by half, ABI Research teardown reveals

Feb 7, 14:46

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus made a big impact on the market in December 2011, thanks to its sleek design, new Android OS (Ice Cream Sandwich) and NFC capability. The smartphone has another...

Wireless connectivity IC to top US$8 billion in 2011, says ABI Research

Nov 21, 15:38

The total market for standards-based wireless connectivity ICs is expected to exceed 3.5 billion units, or surpass the US$8 billion mark, in 2011, according to ABI Research.

Samsung drops Qualcomm in favor of VIA for Droid Charge handset, says ABI Research

Jul 15, 01:00

In what ABI Research sees as a significant shift in component sourcing strategy, Samsung has chosen VIA Telecom to supply the CDMA chipset for its new Droid Charge handset that it...

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