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Nokia's decision to install a new CEO comes at a pivotal moment in the high-stakes 5G infrastructure market, as leading mobile operators are signing multiyear 5G contracts today. While Nokia's business results indicate challenges exist, ...
Initially conceived inside of Deutsche Telekom, MobiledgeX has been building a marketplace of edge resources and services that connect developers with network operators since 2018. The company recognized that telecommunications providers ...
On February 20, 2020, Lenovo announced results from its FY 3Q20 ending December 31, 2019, with revenue topping $14.1 billion for the quarter (a record) and driving pretax income (PTI) up 11% year over year (YoY) to $390 million. The company's ...
In the six months leading to December 2019, Spark reported its strongest revenue growth in three years, up 4.0% from NZD1,754 million in FY 1H19 to NZD1,824 million in FY 1H20. The growth markets of mobile, IT services, cloud, and security ...
5G is moving beyond the technology trial stage and toward full-scale deployment. With this business reality comes operations (OSS) and monetization (BSS) responsibility that communications service providers (SPs) need to address for provisioning ...
Orange's strategy, as presented in London, remains anchored on a high-quality network; but it also heavily emphasizes the development of non-telecom lines of business, such as content, smart home, and financial services. Orange still mostly ...
This IDC document provides a view of the top 10 predictions for mobility and telecommunications business transformation in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (APEJ). It provides Asia/Pacific CIOs with an understanding of the internal/external ...
The outbreak of the 2019-nCoV Wuhan coronavirus bears a striking resemblance to the SARS crisis in 2003, which constrained sales of consumer PCs in China particularly in 2Q03. But the market at that time wasn't impacted as badly as IDC had ...
After more than a year of deliberation, and despite strong U.S. pressure, the U.K. government has decided not to ban the use of Huawei equipment in the country's telecoms networks. We believe this is a good outcome: the U.K. has avoided ...
On January 28, Apple announced its fiscal 1Q20 results, achieving revenue of $91.8 billion, a 9% increase from the year-ago quarter. Net income was $22.2 billion. The company's iPhone revenue grew 8% year over year to $56 billion, including ...
On Sunday, January 12, Samsung announced the U.S. release of the Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro, a purpose-built rugged smartphone for frontline workers that combines the premium form factors that Samsung Galaxy smartphones are known for, with ...
The U.S. Airforce has selected AT&T to deploy a 5G network on Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, extending 5G connectivity to its flight-line operations, emergency management, and medical center. Among other functions, this new network ...
CES 2020 showcased what to expect from device vendors in the new year and in the long haul. Foldable and 5G devices, as well as products and concepts for gamers and creators, took center stage at the big show in Vegas.
At its annual Snapdragon event in Hawaii, Qualcomm announced its latest premium mobile platform, which notably combines two parts — the new Snapdragon 865 processor and the X55 5G Modem — designed to power high-end smartphones shipping in ...
On December 13, 2019, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced a Phase One trade deal with China, providing immediate relief on the tariff front as well as longer-term hope on the horizon. Threats of system-level ...
Ericsson held its annual industry analyst conference on December 4, 2019, in Boston, Massachusetts. The conference provided an overview of Ericsson's current business position, followed by breakout sessions defined by three key themes: building ...
Orange forecasts a 2%–3% yearly growth rate between 2021 and 2023, driven by growth in the Middle East and Africa, the enterprise and financial services segments, and strict efficiency discipline, in particular a €1 billion net savings program. ...
Nokia is under pressure after cutting its profit outlook during its 3Q19 earnings call and pausing its dividend payout for the next six months. During its annual Global Analyst Forum, the vendor shared how it intends to move forward from ...
MEF held its annual conference November 18–22, 2019, in Los Angeles, California. MEF19 focused on SD-WAN as a continuous growth opportunity and highlighted moving from partial automation to full automation of the SD-WAN network, business, ...
This IDC study represents a vendor assessment of providers offering enterprise mobile mobility management (EMM) software through the IDC MarketScape model, specifically in the context of small and medium-sized business (SMB) deployments. ...
This IDC study represents a vendor assessment of providers offering enterprise mobile mobility management (EMM) software through the IDC MarketScape model, specifically in the context of ruggedized and IoT device deployments. The assessment ...