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Ovum forecasts global OC market to grow 8% in 2014

Press Release

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

Press Release

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

Press Release

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. […]

Analyst View: Analytics and Loyalty will drive Mobile Payments Growth

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Mobile proximity payments have to date proven lacklustre and despite hundreds of millions spent on developing these platforms, consumer take-up remains virtually non-existent. Gilles Ubaghs, Senior Analyst, Financial Services Technologyat Ovum comments: While the reasons for this are many, the application of loyalty rewards and benefits via the digital wallet is now seen by many as […]

Rushed analog switch-off threatens African TV

Press Release

Ovum research finds that most sub-Saharan countries – notably Nigeria and South Africa – will not achieve the ITU-mandated 2015 deadline to switch off their analog terrestrial TV signals due to: a lack of awareness amongst the public that analog switch-off is impending; inadequate funds being made available by governments to roll out digital TV […]