Revenues generated from smart home services are set to reach a global market value of $71 billion (€52 billion) by 2018, rising from $33 billion last year.
Machine to Machine (M2M)) service revenues will reach $20 billion globally in 2015, as players across the M2M industry focus on simplifying the process of rolling out M2M for the end-user.
Samsung Electronics and Apple maintained their stranglehold on the global smartphone market in the fourth quarter and for all of 2013, according to multiple research firms, but lower-end rivals are gaining market share at a faster pace. That may mean that over time the market for high-end, high-margin phones will erode, as average selling prices for smartphones worldwide fall.
Gartner has forecast a near $5 billion (€3.6 billion) year-on-year rise in global mobile advertising spend in 2014, with Western Europe expected to enjoy steady growth as more advertisers turn to the mobile channel.
The number of employee-owned smartphones and tablets used in the enterprise market will exceed 1 billion by 2018, as the growing trend of bring your own device redefines business connectivity, according to a new report from Juniper Research.
The mobile augmented reality market, is set to increase from 60 million unique users this year to nearly 200 million in 2018, according to a new report from Juniper Research. The research firm believes that the market will expand from the gaming segment and navigation-based utility to become an integral part of the consumer's ecosystem.
Global mobile advertising spend will surpass $39 billion (€28.3 billion) in 2018, up from $13 billion (€8.7 billion) this year, according to a new report from Juniper Research.
More than 80 per cent of the total enterprise and consumer-owned smartphone device base will remain unprotected through 2013, despite a steadily increasing consumer awareness of mobile security products, according to a new report from Juniper Research.
More than 16 billion transport and events tickets will be delivered annually to mobile handsets by 2018, three times the volume expected this year, according to a new report from Juniper Research.
Alm ost 50 per cent of data traffic generated by mobile phones, tablets and other 3G/LTE connected devices, will be offloaded to Wi-Fi and small cell networks this year, according to a new report from Juniper Research.