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One SIM per person on the planet, but still too many unconnected

Press Release

Global mobile penetration reached 100% at the end of 2015, meaning that on average there is one SIM card per person on the planet, according to global analyst firm Ovum. Ovum’s latest research* illustrates the phenomenal growth seen in the mobile industry in the past decade, with global mobile penetration expanding from just 33% at […]

Analyst View: The replacement for Safe Harbor has more red tape, but no surprises

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Following lengthy and complicated negotiations, the European Commission has agreed a preliminary deal with US institutions to replace Safe Harbor, which was effectively struck down by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in October 2015. Here are some thoughts by Luca Schiavoni, Senior Analyst, Regulation at Ovum: “The agreement ensures that US companies handling EU […]

Global LTE subscriptions pass 1 billion

Press Release

LTE subscriptions passed the 1 billion subscription mark during the final quarter of 2015 and are set to continue strong double-digit growth for the next five years, according to global analyst firm Ovum. Ovum’s latest research* reveals that the overall count is top heavy, with five countries accounting for nearly three-quarters of all subscriptions. China […]

Ovum says SVOD boom won’t wipe out Pay TV or Free-To-Air TV

Press Release

Australian subscriptions to streaming video on demand (SVOD) services – like Netflix, Presto and Stan – will grow by a factor of 17 between the end of 2014 and the end of 2019, according to new forecasts by Ovum. “SVOD services have been growing rapidly in Australia since the entry of Netflix in May this […]