Telecom revenue will fall as tech fails to deliver value
Total worldwide telecoms revenues from mobile and fixed broadband services will grow 14% between 2022 and 2027 to reach €1.2 trillion according to latest research from Omdia.
Singapore holds lead position in Omdia Fibre Development Index
Singapore has again emerged as leader in Omdia’s Global Fibre Development 2022 Index, with maximum scores in seven of the nine metrics (referenced below).
What will 2023 look like for telecoms?
Over the next year, the telecoms industry is going to see a huge amount of innovation, driven by developments such as telco and hyperscaler convergence, the introduction of 5G standalone, the wider adoption of open RAN and new applications and services designed for the network edge.
Global smartphone shipments declined by 3.2%
According to Omdia's smartphone preliminary shipment report for the second quarter of 2022, global smartphone shipments totaled 293.7 million units, a decrease of 3.2% compared to the same period last year – and a 4.6% decrease compared to the previous quarter.
Foldable smartphone market experiences 309% growth
Cumulative shipments of foldable smartphones distributed worldwide by the end of 2021 recorded 11.5 million units for the first time since the first foldable smartphone was launched in 2019 according to Omdia‘s 4Q21 smartphone model market tracker. Due to the high price barrier, sales of early foldable smartphones were limited.
Global smartphone market grows 17.4% year-over-year
The global smartphone market grew 6.9% year-over-year (YoY) to 299.1 million units in 2Q 2021, compared to the 279.7 million units shipped in 2Q 2020 – according to Omdia’s latest smartphone preliminary shipment result.
Global smartphone market shows resiliency
The global smartphone market was able to recover from a tremendously difficult first half of 2020. The 0.9% year-on-year decline in Q3 is a significant improvement over the over 1%5, and worse, declines in each of the first two quarters of the year, according to Omdia’s latest global smartphone shipment preliminary result.
OMDIA ranks South Korea as top global 5G market
Global research company OMDIA has today released the first version of its 5G Market Progress Assessment (end-2019) report, showing that South Korea is the leading country for 5G deployment in the twenty two leading 5G countries analysed for their deployment of 5G technology.
Fingerprint-on-display market takes off in 2019
Global shipments of fingerprint-on-display (FoD) sensors expanded by nearly a factor of eight in 2019 as these devices increasingly replace conventional silicon-based capacitive chips in smartphones.
Huawei overtakes Samsung in the Russian smartphone market
Huawei overtook Samsung to take the leading position in the Russian smartphone market in the second half of 2019, as consumers flocked to purchase the Chinese telecommunications firm’s affordable handsets.
2020 semiconductor growth forecast slashed
The COVID-19 crisis will undercut growth in the global semiconductor business in 2020, with the looming threat of global recession, Omdia has slashed its 2020 semiconductor growth market forecast, despite soaring demand for chips from the medical sector.