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Latest Insights

Bringing you our most recent insights from across the interconnected technology, media and telecommunications landscape from our team of expert analysts.

Service Providers

5G’s Economic Impact on Service Providers

By Julian Watson 02 Apr 2020

This whitepaper includes the findings of a recent survey of 5G service providers, including their expectations on 5G deployment strategies, capex and opex priorities, cost management approaches, target consumer and business segments and new business models between 2020 and 2024.

Internet of Things

IoT the Extraterrestrial – 10 million satellite connections launching by 2025

By Sam Lucero 31 Mar 2020

The IoT is blasting off into space, with cumulative satellite connections expected to rise to more than 10 million by 2025.

Industrial Technology

The internet of things moves to the final frontier, with 10 million satellite-connected IoT devices by 2025

By Sam Lucero 30 Mar 2020

The internet of things (IoT) has already conquered the earth, with billions of devices everywhere—from cars, to factories, to entire cities. Now the IoT is blasting off into space, with cumulative satellite-connected IoT devices expected to rise to more than 10 million by 2025.

Enterprise IT Strategy and Selection

College Back To School Prep Offers Glimpse Into The Future

23 Mar 2020

When college students head back to school this fall, most will bring along a laptop to take notes in class, a desktop computer to do homework in their dorm rooms, a smartphone to stay in constant communication, a TV that connects to the internet, and a couple of gaming devices just for fun.

Service Providers

MENA industry survey points to optimism about 5G

By Matthew Reed 20 Mar 2020

The telecoms industry is broadly optimistic about the prospects for 5G in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, but also cognizant of the challenges, according to a new survey carried out by Omdia and its parent business Informa Tech.

Consumer Electronics

Smartphone brand loyalty is rare beyond Apple and Samsung

By James Zhao 18 Mar 2020

When it comes to smartphone brand loyalty, Apple and Samsung are in a class all by themselves, commanding more than twice the level of consumer allegiance attained by other brands.

Semiconductors

Broadcom: Embracing Wireless Once Again

By Alina Sargiss 18 Mar 2020

During Broadcom’s FY 4th quarter earnings announcement, the company’s wireless unit was no longer regarded as its “core” business and soon thereafter Broadcom’s wireless unit was up for sale. Much has changed in the industry in recent months due to COVID-19 and all the uncertainty it brings with regards to supply chain, consumer demand and market confidence.

Service Providers

Rethinking the LAN in a 5G world

By Camille Mendler 16 Mar 2020

Transformed economics, rising demand

Service Providers

Private networks: The boring truth

By Camille Mendler 10 Mar 2020

The boring truth about private networks is this: most private networks are local area networks, and enterprises desperately need someone else to manage them.

Service Providers

Sunrise shows how to become a global 5G leader despite operating in a challenging environment

By Dario Talmesio 03 Mar 2020

Becoming an international 5G beacon is not easy, and it’s even more difficult when the local regulatory and market environment represents a hurdle. Sunrise in Switzerland did just that: it not only successfully deployed 5G in a country with stringent requirements, but it managed to become an internationally recognized success story.