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Analyst View: Facebook and WhatsApp under scrutiny

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The European Commission has begun its investigation into the Facebook-WhatsApp deal as requested by Facebook itself. The EC has requested feedback on the deal from key regulators, mobile operators and OTT players. Neha Dharia, Senior Analyst, Consumer Services at Ovum comments: This investigation has been requested by Facebook itself to ensure an uninterrupted functioning of the […]

Ovum forecasts M2M market will reach US$66bn by 2019 and urges operators to invest in their own capabilities to gain share

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Telcos need to better flaunt their ability to transport, collect and aggregate large amounts of information to grasp a bigger share of the rising machine-to-machine (M2M) opportunity, says Ovum. The latest forecast from the world’s largest telecom analyst firm projects that the cellular M2M market will bring in a total of US$252bn for the 2015–19 […]

Ovum forecasts global OC market to grow 8% in 2014

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The global optical components (OC) market posted revenues of US$6.8bn in 2013, up 3% from the 2012 level. The gain was due to strong datacom sales driven by hyperscale data centers, 100G coherent demand, and unexpected growth in sales of transceivers for fiber-to-the-antenna applications for 4G build-outs, according to global market research firm Ovum. Figure: […]

Ovum and Informa Telecoms & Media Research complete merger; creating a top-tier telecoms, media & IT research firm

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Ovum and Informa Telecoms & Media research (ITM) announce today the completion of the merger of the two companies under the Ovum brand. The merger creates the leading analyst firm for telecoms research and fourth largest technology research firm globally, providing the most comprehensive research view across the converging worlds of IT, telecoms, and media. […]

Myanmar’s under-developed telecoms market is set to become the world’s fastest-growing

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Myanmar, the world’s largest country with a mobile-operator monopoly, will this month launch its first privately-owned mobile network. The entry of private player Ooredoo will see a rapid growth in mobile subscriptions and revenue in the country. According to Ovum’s latest research, Myanmar’s mobile subscriptions will grow at 29.3% CAGR to 32.3 million at end-2019. […]