Ovum

Telcos’ wholesale revenue to grow globally: Ovum
Although the prices of many commodity wholesale services are falling, accelerating traffic volumes will ensure that wholesale revenues will continue to grow, says Ovum.
New wireless standard Hotspot 2.0 faces hurdles: Analysts
A new wireless standard is emerging and the benefits it brings to the world of enterprise business travellers and executives embracing the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend are potentially enormous, according to industry experts. But there are challenges ahead, writes Edwin Yapp.
Enterprise marketers must embrace online ad tech: Ovum
Enterprises, advertising technology vendors, and digital marketing services providers need to urgently redefine their online advertising strategies said global analyst firm Ovum.
World Cup broadcasters target 6bil screens, 4.7bil devices: Ovum
The FIFA World Cup is proving to be the most accessible in the tournament’s history, with broadcast and streaming services available on up to 5.9 billion screens globally, according to Ovum.
Say 'hello' to the new Nokia
The  recent restructuring of Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) that will see it being folded into parent company Nokia Corp may herald new beginnings for the iconic telco gear maker, but one analyst believes there are still challenges ahead, writes Edwin Yapp.
Extol and XConnect launch Asia Interconnect Exchange
Kuala Lumpur-based ICT solution provider Extol and London-headquartered XConnect, which specialises in federation-based interconnection and telephone number registry services, have announced the launch of Asia Interconnect Exchange (AIX).
US$19b for WhatsApp: What Facebook is really getting
As the world recovers from arguably the biggest tech news of the year -- that Facebook splashed out a whopping US$19 billion for messaging player WhatsApp – analysts are in two minds as to whether the deal is worth the price, what the strategy is for the new entity, and how the social networking giant will monetise the newly bought asset, writes Edwin Yapp.
Main cause for churn is poor customer care: Survey
A new survey conducted by Ovum on behalf of Tektronix Communications reveals that a third of all consumers cite poor quality customer care as the most important reason for changing their mobile service provider, with over half stating it as one of the key reasons for switching.
Mimos, HP in alliance aimed at spurring SDN innovation
In a bid to spur the development of software-defined network in Malaysia, government R&D agency Mimos has signed an agreement with HP Malaysia, which the two organisations claim would give an avenue to local software developers wishing to branch out into the nascent technology.
The PC still rules Cyber Monday shopping: Ovum survey
In a survey of more than 15,000 consumers across 15 major global markets, Ovum found that 68% of respondents globally prefer to use a desktop PC or laptop when shopping online. Only one in five use their mobile phone and a smaller proportion (14%) use a tablet.
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