The report studies the phone usage trends in Asia-Pacific with specific focus on Mobile Commerce. The report reveals that 9% of high-end phone owners in Asia-Pacific will make online purchases through their mobile handsets by the year 2018.
This report is based on survey of 50 cellular operators across various geographies. Both existing Femtocell operators as well as prospective users were surveyed to gauge the expected volume of deployments of Femtocells.
The report provides a guide to ecosystem that has evolved in the location-based services (LBS) market and trends that point to new business opportunities in this area. The report lays emphasis on getting the business model right vis a vis the ecosystem in order to be successful.
The report studies the existing and upcoming players in the MVNO market, including the underlying technology, tariffing, marketing strategies, distribution channels in place, and MVNE. A SWOT analysis of major MVNOs is provided in the report.
Our survey of MNOs reveals that nearly one-fourth of MNOs are already offering/trialling mobile VoIP. By 2015 over two-thirds expect to have a mobile VoIP offering in place. The report also analyzes various approaches undertaken by vendors to enable mobile VoIP.
The report provides an update on IMS deployments worldwide. Cummulative shipment numbers are put in context against the other alternative technologies. IMS has gained traction mainly in the wireline networks. However there is a healthy growth in convergent IMS depoyments too. Click here to read the blog.
Estimated 2,660 billion minutes of VoIP traffic was carried by service providers worldwide during the year 2009. Of these minutes, 842 billion was local call volume, 1,727 billion was national long distance (NLD) call volume, and 90.7 billion was the international long distance (ILD) call volume. Click here to read the blog.
Apart from providing annual industry statistics, the report provides industry’s first estimates related to the extent to which world’s voice network has migrated to NGN/softswitch based technology. An estimated 41% of the voice gateway ports in wireless networks are NGN now. Click here to read the blog.
The survey results presented in this report are based on interactions with 100 IPTV service providers worldwide. All the selected providers offer IPTV in one form or the other. iLocus carried out the survey to study the hardware platform preferences of service providers with regard to their VOD Servers. Click here to read the announcement.
Survey report reveals that 44% of IPTV service providers regard the IPTV technology immature. The technology, according to them, is not robust enough to support a scalable IPTV deployment. The report is based on interactions with 100 IPTV service providers worldwide. Click here to read the announcement.