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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: Line IPO signals next level of chat wars

Breaking News Comment

Messaging app Line provider Line Corp has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) at the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Line has applied for the IPO to be valued at 10 trillion Yen (approximately US$9.8 billion). Neha Dharia, Senior Analystat Ovum comments: “Line is already a revenue generating chat app focused on innovation, the IPO will not […]

Ovum expects wholesale revenue growth across the globe to reach US$142bn in 2019, driven by intensified retail competition

Press Release

Although the prices of many commodity wholesale services are falling, accelerating traffic volumes will ensure that wholesale revenues will continue to grow, says Ovum. The world’s largest telecoms analyst firm expects wholesale revenues to grow across the globe, with Asia-Pacific experiencing the steepest rise due to intensified retail competition in many countries and escalating international […]