Analysis

Global Smartphone Shipments See 15.4 Percent Fall in 4Q22

Global Smartphone Shipments See 15.4 Percent Fall in 4Q22

4 Feb 2023 comment

During the final quarter of 2022, global smartphone shipments totaled 301.5 million units marking a decrease of 15.4% compared to the previous year, according to Omdia.

IoT Enterprises are Prioritizing Blockchain Technology

IoT Enterprises are Prioritizing Blockchain Technology

3 Feb 2023 comment

While blockchain is most commonly associated with cryptocurrencies and nonfungible tokens (NFTs), the promise of the technology in IoT has not been lost by many service providers and enterprises, according to Omdia.

2022 Global Smartphone Shipments Lowest Since 2013

2022 Global Smartphone Shipments Lowest Since 2013

3 Feb 2023 comment

The global smartphone market remained under pressure in 4Q22 with shipments declining by 18% to the lowest level for a holiday quarter since 2013, even as they grew by 1% QoQ to 303.9 million units, according to Counterpoint Research.

Chinese Smartphone Market Shipments Hit a 10-Year Low in 2022

Chinese Smartphone Market Shipments Hit a 10-Year Low in 2022

2 Feb 2023 comment

Mainland China’s smartphone market finished 2022 with an annual shipment of 287 million units, a year-on-year decrease of 14%, according to Canalys.

Online Video Subscription Services Will Reach 1.7 Billion in 2023

Online Video Subscription Services Will Reach 1.7 Billion in 2023

2 Feb 2023 comment

Despite the economic uncertainty, cost of living crisis, and saturation of video services in some countries, 2023 is on track to be a good year for subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) services according to Omdia.

Smartphone Shipments Fall for Fourth Consecutive Quarter

Smartphone Shipments Fall for Fourth Consecutive Quarter

1 Feb 2023 comment

Global smartphone shipments fell 18% to 296.9 million units in the fourth quarter of 2022, according to Canalys.

Gartner Forecasts Device Shipments to Decline 4 Percent in 2023

Gartner Forecasts Device Shipments to Decline 4 Percent in 2023

1 Feb 2023 comment

Worldwide shipments of total devices (PCs, tablets, and mobile phones) are projected to decline 4.4% in 2023, to a total of 1.7 billion units, according to Gartner.

Financial Crime Prevention Software Spending to Surpass $28 Billion by 2027

Financial Crime Prevention Software Spending to Surpass $28 Billion by 2027

31 Jan 2023 comment

Global software spending on financial crime prevention tools will exceed $28.7 billion by 2027, increasing from $22.1 billion in 2023, according to Juniper Research.

China's Smartphone Market Fell 13.2 Percent to a Decade Low in 2022

China's Smartphone Market Fell 13.2 Percent to a Decade Low in 2022

31 Jan 2023 comment

During 2022, 285.8 million smartphones were shipped in China, down 13.2% year-on-year (YoY) to below the 300 million mark for the first time in ten years, according to IDC.

Remote Patient Monitoring Users to Reach 115 Million by 2027

Remote Patient Monitoring Users to Reach 115 Million by 2027

30 Jan 2023 comment

The total number of patients using RPM (Remote Patient Monitoring) solutions will reach 115.5 million globally by 2027, equating to 1.4% of the total population, according to Juniper Research.

Cloud Marketplaces Sales to Hit $45 Billion by 2025

Cloud Marketplaces Sales to Hit $45 Billion by 2025

30 Jan 2023 comment

Cloud marketplaces will grow to over $45 billion by 2025, representing an 84% CAGR, according to Canalys.

Top 10 Predictions for the Future of Intelligence

Top 10 Predictions for the Future of Intelligence

29 Jan 2023 comment

IDC announced its Future of Intelligence predictions for 2023 and beyond.

eSIM Market to Be Worth Over $4 Billion in 2023

eSIM Market to Be Worth Over $4 Billion in 2023

28 Jan 2023 comment

The value of the global eSIM market will increase from $4.7 billion in 2023 to $16.3 billion by 2027, according to a new study by Juniper Research.

Worldwide Government IT Spending Expected to Grow 6.8 Percent in 2023

Worldwide Government IT Spending Expected to Grow 6.8 Percent in 2023

27 Jan 2023 comment

Worldwide government IT spending is forecast to total $588.9 billion in 2023, an increase of 6.8% from 2022, according to Gartner.

Top 10 Macro Risks For Tech World in 2023

Top 10 Macro Risks For Tech World in 2023

26 Jan 2023 comment

Counterpoint Research has released its latest list and analyses of the top 10 macro risks that are most likely to impact the tech industry in 2023.

Smartphone Shipments Suffer the Largest-Ever Decline

Smartphone Shipments Suffer the Largest-Ever Decline

26 Jan 2023 comment

Worldwide smartphone shipments declined 18.3% year over year to 300.3 million units in the fourth quarter of 2022 (4Q22), according to preliminary data from IDC.

Connected Vehicles to Surpass 367 Million by 2027

Connected Vehicles to Surpass 367 Million by 2027

25 Jan 2023 comment

The number of connected vehicles in service will reach 367 million globally in 2027, from 192 million in 2023, according to Juniper Research.

Mobility-as-a-Service Spending to Grow 350 Percent Over Next Five Years

Mobility-as-a-Service Spending to Grow 350 Percent Over Next Five Years

24 Jan 2023 comment

MaaS (Mobility-as-a-Service) will generate revenue of $92 billion globally by 2027; up from $20 billion in 2022, according to Juniper Research.

Top Trends Impacting Infrastructure and Operations for 2023

Top Trends Impacting Infrastructure and Operations for 2023

24 Jan 2023 comment

Gartner highlighted the six trends that will have a significant impact on infrastructure and operations over the next 12 to 18 months.

Quantum Computing Vendors Need to Listen to Adopters More Closely

Quantum Computing Vendors Need to Listen to Adopters More Closely

23 Jan 2023 comment

Vendors face significant scientific and technical challenges over the next decade in bringing fault-tolerant quantum computers to the market that show a meaningful advantage over classical computers for commercially relevant applications, according to Omdia.

European Server Market Continued to Grow in 3Q22

European Server Market Continued to Grow in 3Q22

23 Jan 2023 comment

Despite concerns about the general economic and geopolitical climate, the European server market continued posting strong growth in the third quarter of 2022, according to IDC.

The Number of Smart TVs and Streaming Subscriptions Continues to Grow

The Number of Smart TVs and Streaming Subscriptions Continues to Grow

22 Jan 2023 comment

New Parks Associates research shows 63% of US internet households own a smart TV, up from 38% in 2015.

Cybersecurity Investment to Grow by 13 Percent in 2023

Cybersecurity Investment to Grow by 13 Percent in 2023

21 Jan 2023 comment

Global cybersecurity spending will increase by 13.2% in 2023 and remain a key growth sector for channel partners, according to Canalys’ latest forecasts.

Instant Payment Transactions to Surpass 376 Billion by 2027

Instant Payment Transactions to Surpass 376 Billion by 2027

21 Jan 2023 comment

The number of instant payment transactions will exceed 376 billion globally by 2027, increasing from 97 billion in 2022, a 289% growth, according to Juniper Research.

Worldwide IT Spending Expected to Grow 2.4 Percent in 2023

Worldwide IT Spending Expected to Grow 2.4 Percent in 2023

20 Jan 2023 comment

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $4.5 trillion in 2023, an increase of 2.4% from 2022, according to the latest forecast by Gartner.

Global PC Shipments See Record Decline in 4Q22

Global PC Shipments See Record Decline in 4Q22

20 Jan 2023 comment

Global PC shipments left the fourth quarter of 2022 with a record-high YoY decline of 27.8% to reach 65.2 million units, according to Counterpoint Research.

Semiconductor Revenue Grew 1.1 Percent in 2022

Semiconductor Revenue Grew 1.1 Percent in 2022

18 Jan 2023 comment

Worldwide semiconductor revenue increased 1.1% in 2022 to a total of $601.7 billion, up from $595 billion in 2021, according to preliminary results by Gartner.

Smartphone Market Ends 2022 with Under 1.2 Billion Shipments

Smartphone Market Ends 2022 with Under 1.2 Billion Shipments

18 Jan 2023 comment

Worldwide smartphone shipments fell 17% year on year in the fourth quarter of 2022, according to Canalys.

New PwC’s CEO Survey Has the Most Pessimistic Outlook in Over a Decade

New PwC’s CEO Survey Has the Most Pessimistic Outlook in Over a Decade

17 Jan 2023 comment

Nearly three-quarters (73%) of CEOs believe global economic growth will decline over the next 12 months, according to PwC’s 26th Annual Global CEO Survey.

Ericsson’s Ten Hot Consumer Trends

Ericsson’s Ten Hot Consumer Trends

17 Jan 2023 comment

Almost 99 percent of more than 15,000 global early technology adopters consulted by Ericsson say that they expect to be proactively using the internet and connectivity-based solutions by 2030 to personally address the impact of climate change and global warming.