Analysis

PC Shipments Expected to Decline 9.5 Percent in 2022

PC Shipments Expected to Decline 9.5 Percent in 2022

4 Jul 2022 comment

Worldwide PC shipments are on pace to decline 9.5% in 2022, according to the latest forecast from Gartner.

5G to top 570 Million Subscriptions in Southeast Asia and Oceania in 2027

5G to top 570 Million Subscriptions in Southeast Asia and Oceania in 2027

3 Jul 2022 comment

5G subscriptions in Southeast Asia and Oceania are expected to more than double in 2022 from around 15 million at the end of 2021.

Spending on Compute and Storage Infrastructure Grew Strongly in 1Q22

Spending on Compute and Storage Infrastructure Grew Strongly in 1Q22

1 Jul 2022 comment

Spending on compute and storage infrastructure products for cloud deployments, including dedicated and shared environments, increased 17.2% year over year in the first quarter of 2022 (1Q22) to $18.3 billion, according to IDC.

EC Adopted 2022 Strategic Foresight Report

EC Adopted 2022 Strategic Foresight Report

30 Jun 2022 comment

The European Commission has adopted the 2022 Strategic Foresight Report – “Twinning the green and digital transitions in the new geopolitical context”.

Public Cloud Services Revenues Grew 29.0 Percent in 2021

Public Cloud Services Revenues Grew 29.0 Percent in 2021

30 Jun 2022 comment

The worldwide public cloud services market, including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Software as a Service – System Infrastructure Software (SaaS – SIS), and Software as a Service – Applications, grew 29.0% in 2021 with revenues totaling $408.6 billion, according to IDC.

Qualcomm, Apple, and MediaTek Dominate the Arm-Based Chip Market

Qualcomm, Apple, and MediaTek Dominate the Arm-Based Chip Market

29 Jun 2022 comment

The Arm-based mobile computing chip market (smartphones, tablets, and notebook PCs) grew 27 percent to $35.1 billion in 2021, according to Strategy Analytics.

US eCommerce Will Cross $1 Trillion in 2022

US eCommerce Will Cross $1 Trillion in 2022

28 Jun 2022 comment

This year will mark a major US retail milestone, as eCommerce will cross the $1 trillion mark for the first time, according to Insider Intelligence.

Digital Therapeutics Users to Exceed 40 Million in the US by 2026

Digital Therapeutics Users to Exceed 40 Million in the US by 2026

27 Jun 2022 comment

The number of people using digital therapeutics in the US will grow by 510% over the next four years; from 7 million in 2022 to over 40 million by 2026, according to Juniper Research.

Semiconductor Market Plateaus After Five Quarters of Record Revenue

Semiconductor Market Plateaus After Five Quarters of Record Revenue

27 Jun 2022 comment

The semiconductor market reached a plateau in the first quarter of 2022 after five straight quarters of record revenues on top of continued growth, according to Omdia.

A Flat Performance for PC Monitors in 1Q22

A Flat Performance for PC Monitors in 1Q22

26 Jun 2022 comment

The global PC monitor market posted flat results in the first quarter of 2022 (1Q22), according to IDC.

Apple Takes 62 Percent of Premium Market in 1Q22

Apple Takes 62 Percent of Premium Market in 1Q22

25 Jun 2022 comment

The global premium ($400 and above wholesale average sale price) smartphone market sales volume declined 8% during the first quarter of 2022, according to Counterpoint Research.

Small Cells Still Growing Faster Than Macro RAN in 1Q22

Small Cells Still Growing Faster Than Macro RAN in 1Q22

24 Jun 2022 comment

The demand for small cells remains strong, according to Dell’Oro Group.

Mobile Market Sees Highest Revenue Growth in 12 Years

Mobile Market Sees Highest Revenue Growth in 12 Years

24 Jun 2022 comment

Mobile revenues reached a new record of $210 billion in the first quarter of 2022, 5.5% higher than last year, according to Omdia.

Vodafone Business Ranked as Leading IoT Roaming Vendor

Vodafone Business Ranked as Leading IoT Roaming Vendor

23 Jun 2022 comment

The global number of roaming IoT connections will increase from 300 million in 2022 to 1.8 billion by 2027; representing 500% growth, according to a new study from Juniper Research.

One in Two Cars Sold Will Have Electric Powertrain by 2030

One in Two Cars Sold Will Have Electric Powertrain by 2030

23 Jun 2022 comment

One in two cars will have an electric powertrain by 2030, according to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Passenger Vehicle Forecast.

Most CFOs Will Increase or Maintain Digital Investments Through 2023

Most CFOs Will Increase or Maintain Digital Investments Through 2023

22 Jun 2022 comment

Seventy-eight percent of CFOs plan to maintain or increase enterprise-wide digital investments in the next two years, according to a Gartner survey of 199 CFOs and senior finance leaders.

5G to Top One Billion Subscriptions in 2022

5G to Top One Billion Subscriptions in 2022

22 Jun 2022 comment

North America is forecast to lead the world in 5G subscription penetration in the next five years with nine-of-every-ten subscriptions in the region expected to be 5G in 2027, according to Ericsson Mobility Report.

Enterprise Cybersecurity Spending to Exceed $226 Billion by 2027

Enterprise Cybersecurity Spending to Exceed $226 Billion by 2027

21 Jun 2022 comment

The value of enterprise cybersecurity spending will exceed $226 billion in 2027; up from $179 billion in 2022, according to Juniper Research.

Global Entertainment and Media Revenues Surge to $2.3 Trillion

Global Entertainment and Media Revenues Surge to $2.3 Trillion

21 Jun 2022 comment

The global entertainment and media industry surged ahead last year, strongly outpacing overall global economic growth, according to PwC.

Digital Transformation Investments Forecast to Reach $1.8 Trillion in 2022

Digital Transformation Investments Forecast to Reach $1.8 Trillion in 2022

20 Jun 2022 comment

Global spending on the digital transformation (DX) of business practices, products, and organizations is forecast to reach $1.8 trillion in 2022, an increase of 17.6% over 2021, according to IDC.

Global Server Revenues to Grow 17 Percent in 2022

Global Server Revenues to Grow 17 Percent in 2022

20 Jun 2022 comment

The global server market revenue will grow 17% in 2022 to reach $111.7 billion, according to Counterpoint Research.

Biometrically Authenticated Remote Mobile Payments to Reach $1.2 Trillion by 2027

Biometrically Authenticated Remote Mobile Payments to Reach $1.2 Trillion by 2027

19 Jun 2022 comment

The value of biometrically authenticated remote mobile payments will reach $1.2 trillion globally by 2027; rising from $332 billion in 2022, according to a new study from Juniper Research.

Defense Communications Spending to Reach $38 Billion in 2028

Defense Communications Spending to Reach $38 Billion in 2028

18 Jun 2022 comment

Communications networks for defense applications are going higher in frequency and operating over much broader bandwidths, according to Strategy Analytics.

Retail in Europe Grew 6.8 Percent

Retail in Europe Grew 6.8 Percent

17 Jun 2022 comment

After the retail sector in the 27 EU states recorded a turnover increase of 1.5 percent in the first COVID-19 year 2020, sales increased by 6.8 percent in 2021, according to GfK.

Digital Gender Divide Continues to Grow

Digital Gender Divide Continues to Grow

16 Jun 2022 comment

A GSMA study revealed a slowdown in the number of women accessing mobile internet in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

European Smartphone Market Drops 12 Percent in 1Q22

European Smartphone Market Drops 12 Percent in 1Q22

16 Jun 2022 comment

The European smartphone market declined by 12% in the first quarter of 2022, according to Counterpoint Research.

Empowered Consumers Prepared to Make Changes

Empowered Consumers Prepared to Make Changes

15 Jun 2022 comment

The PwC June 2022 Global Consumer Insights Pulse Survey finds consumers are continuing to adapt to supply chain disruptions and increasing inflation.

Government IT Spending to Grow 5 Percent in 2022

Government IT Spending to Grow 5 Percent in 2022

14 Jun 2022 comment

Worldwide government IT spending is forecast to total $565.7 billion in 2022, an increase of 5% from 2021, according to Gartner.

Three Technology Trends Gaining Traction in Banking and Investment in 2022

Three Technology Trends Gaining Traction in Banking and Investment in 2022

13 Jun 2022 comment

Generative AI, autonomic systems, and privacy-enhancing computation are three technology trends gaining traction in banking and investment services in 2022, according to Gartner.

Smart Speaker Revolution Ending in North America

Smart Speaker Revolution Ending in North America

13 Jun 2022 comment

The smart speaker revolution is coming to an end in North America as sales numbers plateau, but growth elsewhere in the world suggests that the revolution lives on outside North America, according to Omdia.