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Ovum announces half-yearly global mobile subscription rankings

Press Release

According to a new research* by global analyst firm Ovum, China Mobile is ranked in first place, Vodafone in second, and India’s Bharti Airtel in third as the three largest mobile operating groups in the world in terms of proportionate subscriptions. Mai Barakat, Senior Analyst, Middle East and Africa, Telecoms says “based on the rankings […]

Ovum says Sub-US$100 smartphones to generate 40% of unit sales by 2020

Press Release

According to a new forecast* by the independent telecoms analyst firm Ovum, total handset sales are expected to grow from 1.88 billion to 2.16 billion units between 2014 and 2020, at a compound annual growth (CAGR) rate of 2.4 per cent.  Smartphones will comprise 95% of global handset sales by 2020, up from 65% in […]

Analyst View: The latest stage in Ofcom’s strategic review of digital communications shows it’s listening to the industry’s concerns

Breaking News Comment

On 16 July, Ofcom published its discussion document in relation to the ongoing strategic review of digital communications. It is open to responses up until 8 October before publishing some initial views in January 2016. Here are thoughts from Ovum’s Regulation Analyst:  “Leading up to its publication, BT and its rivals had been engaged in […]

Telco-managed global services revenues to reach US$297bn by 2020

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According to a new forecast* from independent global analyst firm Ovum, telecoms service providers will grow their revenues from global services to enterprise customers to more than US$297bn by 2020. The biggest contribution will come from new strategic ICT services revenues at nearly US$173bn, which will increase at a CAGR of 9.9% over the period […]

Analyst View: BT’s competitors set to be granted access to ‘dark fibre’

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On 15 May 2015, Ofcom published its Business Connectivity Market Review – the market through which Ofcom regulates leased lines. Here are thoughts from Ovum’s Practice leader of Regulation:  Matthew Howett, Practice Leader, Regulation at Ovum BT’s competitors set to be granted access to ‘dark fibre’  As part of that, Ofcom is proposing that BT […]