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Simon Baker

Program Director, Mobile Phones, CEMA

Simon Baker has specialized in the telecommunications markets in Russia and Eastern Europe since the early 1990s. At IDC Russia, he covers the market for mobile handsets in Russia and across the CIS and is responsible for expanding IDC CEMA handset research across all of Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

A former journalist, Baker edited a magazine in London on the European satellite industry and applications in telecommunications and television. He later worked as a market analyst for a major telecommunications operator in Paris, then as an industry consultant.

Baker holds an MBA from Henley Management College in the U.K., and a B.A. in philosophy and literature. He speaks Russian, French, and German.
 

itel, a brand of Transsion, has announced its entry in the Indian mobile phone market. Transsion, with its sub-brands itel, Infinix and Tecno, has been a long-time player in the African markets, many of which have similarities with the Indi...
Smartphone Trends in Middle East & Africa, 1Q17 Tracker Results

Jul 2017 - Market Presentation - Doc # EMEA42105917

by: Ina MalatinskaSimon Baker

This IDC Presentation summarizes the latest IDC Mobile Phone Tracker results. In this tracker, IDC follows almost 40 phone manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa (MEA), providing detailed shipment volumes, average sales prices (ASPs), ...
This IDC Presentation summarizes the latest IDC Mobile Phone Tracker results for the Central and Eastern European (CEE) mobile phone market. In this tracker, IDC follows more than 40 mobile phone makers across CEE, providing detailed shipme...
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