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Digital Ticketing Sales Will Grow 150 Percent by 2022

Digital ticket transaction volumes will exceed pre-COVID levels by 2022; rising from 12.7 billion in 2020 to 32 billion in 2022, according to Juniper Research.

Companies Pull Ads from Facebook

During the summer, advertisers across the world were quickly pulling their ads from Facebook following the creation of the “Stop Hate for Profit” boycott.

Hardcopy Peripherals Market Declined 10.2 Percent in 2Q20

Worldwide shipments of hardcopy peripherals declined 10.2% year over year to nearly 20 million units in the second quarter of 2020, according to IDC.

Ericsson Acquires Cradlepoint

Ericsson will acquire Cradlepoint, the US-based company specialized in Wireless Edge WAN 4G and 5G Enterprise solutions.

HT Brings Fiber-Optics to Five Areas in Slavonski Brod

With an HRK 19 million investment, Hrvatski Telekom has started the implementation of the fiber-optic infrastructure in the area of Slavonski Brod.

Stillfront Group Acquires Croatian Company Nanobit

Swedish based Stillfront Group announced the signing of an agreement to acquire all shares in Croatian company Nanobit.

Amazon Dominates the U.S. e-Commerce Landscape

Despite its increasingly diversified business, Amazon remains an e-commerce company at its core, and a highly successful one.

HT Implemented Free WiFi Internet in Labin, Gračac and Brtonigla

The Town of Labin and the municipalities of Gračac and Brtonigla are among those which will introduce free WiFi for citizens and visitors to public locations.

T-Mobile Signs Deal with American Tower

T-Mobile US signed a deal which is expected to deliver up to $17 billion in incremental revenue for American Tower.

Tesla's Electric Rise in Value

Electric carmaker Tesla reached a market valuation of over $270 billion in August.

Apple Unveils New Watch an iPad; iPhone Left Out

Apple unveiled updates to its products, though a new, 5G version iPhone wasn't presented.

A1 Telekom Austria Group Acquires Spectrum at Auction for €65.6 Million

Austria finalised its second 5G spectrum auction, bringing in proceeds of almost €202 million for the 700MHz, 1500MHz and 2100MHz bands.

Siemens Energy Lays Out its Post-Spin-Off Strategy

Siemens Energy laid out its post-spin-off strategy, aiming for accelerated profitable growth.

Infobip Partners with Span to Enhance its Customer Engagement Offering

Infobip announced a partnership with Span, as they look to advance information systems.

China's Mobile Payment Adoption Beats All Others

More than a billion people in China will be paying with their phones in brick-and-mortar shops, cafes and restaurants this year, according to the Statista Digital Market Outlook.

Cellular IoT Devices in the Retail Industry Will Reach 116.6 Million by 2024

The number of cellular IoT connections in the retail industry reached 72.4 million worldwide in 2019, according to Berg Insight.

The World's Largest 747 Operators

The retirement date for Boeing 747 has been brought forward due to the unprecedented travel slump caused by the coronavirus.

Nokia and Open Fiber Accelerate Italian FTTH Ultra-Broadband Adoption

Nokia signed a contract with Open Fiber, Italy’s wholesale infrastructure operator, to supply optical transport technology for the expansion of the FTTH network nationwide.

IBM and the City of Seoul Develop an AI-Based Virtual Assistant for Citizens

IBM and the city of Seoul, South Korea, have launched an AI-based virtual assistant for Seoul citizens using IBM Watson Assistant.

Apple Tops In-Flux Wearables Market

Fitbit has been struggling to keep up with the overall market's growth in recent years, however, as it found itself stuck between low-cost fitness trackers from China and Apple's immensely popular Apple Watch.

Combis Ensured Uninterrupted Remote Work for Rimac Automobili Engineers

Regional system integrator Combis has successfully implemented a project of virtualization of powerful graphics workstations, necessary for the work of CAD/CAM engineers from Rimac Automobili.

Favorite Music Streaming Platforms in the U.S.

Google Play Music has shut down their service in August, with plans to completely close down servers by December.

SMS Traffic Fraud Will Drop by 75 Percent by 2025

Operator revenue from SMS business traffic will reach $50 billion in 2025, increasing from $39.6 billion in 2020, according to Juniper Research.

Croatian Data Centre Company Altus IT Sold to US Digital Realty Company

A Digital Realty Company and a leading European provider of carrier- and cloud-neutral colocation data centre solutions, has acquired Altus IT, the leading carrier-neutral data centre provider in Croatia, offering a gateway for interconnection and peering with a number of prominent service providers in southeast Europe. The aqusition was through it's european company Interxion.

Disney+ Passes 60 Million Subscribers

Less than 9 months after launching in North America and the Netherlands on November 12, Disney+ has reached 60.5 million paid subscribers.

Infinum and Porsche Digital Plan to Employ 100 Experts in Joint Venture

Infinum is entering into a joint venture with Porsche Digital, the digital unit of Porsche, legendary German sports car manufacturer.

6 in 10 American Teens Use TikTok

Following its merger with musical.ly in 2018, TikTok rapidly gained popularity in the United States and internationally.

Public Cloud Services Market Totaled $233.4 Billion in 2019

The worldwide public cloud services market, including IaaS, PaaS and SaaS, grew 26.0% year over year in 2019 with revenues totaling $233.4 billion, according to IDC.

HT Will Connect 4,400 Jastrebarsko Households to Fiber Optics

In cooperation with the Town of Jastrebarsko, Hrvatski Telekom has started deploying the optical infrastructure in the area.

Major and Small Domestic Appliances Stay Stable Despite Pandemic

Despite the global COVID-19 pandemic, the market of Small Domestic Appliances and Major Domestic Appliances were stable, according to Gfk.

Veracomp Sold to Exclusive Networks

Veracomp has signed an agreement to sell its entire value-added distribution group to Exclusive Networks.

A Hybrid Edition of IFA Puts the Tech Industry Back on Track

IFA 2020 Special Edition has ended, sending the message that tech is back and that both the consumer electronics and home appliances industry and tech media have a hunger for real-life experiences.

Samsung Introduced the Galaxy Z Fold2

Samsung unveiled its next generation of its category-defining foldable device, the  Galaxy Z Fold2.

Technical Consumer Goods Market Proves its Resilience to the Pandemic

The value of the global Technical Consumer Goods (TCG) market, excluding North America and South Africa, fell to €306 billion during the COVID-19 retail shutdowns, according to Gfk.

Telefónica Launches 5G in Spain

Telefónica announced it has switched on its 5G network in Spain.

HT Opens a New Multimedia Center in Zagreb

Aiming to improve the customer experience and provide better service, Hrvatski Telekom has opened another new multimedia store on Ibler Square in Zagreb.

GfK and IFA Step into New Global Partnership

GfK has been working with IFA for many years and the cooperation has proven to be very successful.

Despite COVID-19 Threat, IFA 2020 Special Edition Opens in Berlin

IFA, gfu and GfK have opened the IFA 2020 Special Edition expressing their confidence that the tech industry is ready to bounce back from the disruption and economic uncertainties of the pandemic.

PCs and Tablets Will Grow in 2020 Before Resuming Decline in 2021

The first half of 2020 has seen a resurgence in the PC and tablet markets and demand continues to outpace supply, according to IDC.

gfu Kicks Off IFA 2020 Special Edition with Insights and Trends

One day before the official start of IFA 2020 Special Edition, gfu Consumer & Home Electronics held a special event Insights & Trends.

IFA 2020 Special Edition: Tech is back with a combination of virtual and real experiences

Starting today, IFA Special Edition 2020 offers a real hybrid show experience for the tech industry. Being the first onsite trade show for the industry since the outbreak of the corona pandemic, it presents exhibitors from around the world in Berlin as well as on the digital platform, the IFA Xtended Space and the IFA Virtual Market Place. 1.450 global brands from around the world present themselves in Berlin and in the IFA Xtended Space from 3 to 5 September.

Microsoft's History of Billion-Dollar Acquisitions

About a month ago, Microsoft has shown interest in acquiring TikTok’s U.S. operations.

One in Three Smartphones Sold in China in 2Q20 was a 5G Phone

Smartphone sales in China declined 17% in the second quarter of 2020, according to Counterpoint Research.

Spotify Has Close to 300 Million Monthly Listeners

When Spotify launched its music streaming service in  2008, few people would have thought that this startup would eventually grow into the world’s most popular music platform.

HT and ENT Continue Managed Services Cooperation

Hrvatski Telekom and Ericsson Nikola Tesla Servisi have signed an extension of an existing agreement.

Gaming: The Most Lucrative Entertainment Industry By Far

The video game industry is by far the most lucrative sector in the entertainment industry.

CBNG Launches New strategy for the Future of FWA

CBNG unveiled its new structure and launched a comprehensive development programme to enter new markets, which will change the Fixed Wireless Access market.

Digital Technologies to Power the Supply Chain of the Future

The constraints created by the COVID-19 pandemic are forcing manufacturers, suppliers and distributors across the world to revisit their global supply chain strategies and accelerate the adoption of digital technologies, according to GlobalData.

BlackBerry Handsets are Returning to the Market

Only days before a brand licensing deal with TCL Communication expired, US company OnwardMobility announced a deal with BlackBerry.

Public Debut of FUTURE CANDY LAND with Latest Mobility Trends

FUTURE CANDY LAND will make its public debut at this year's SHIFT Mobility meets IFA NEXT, which takes place as part of the IFA 2020 Special Edition 3-5 September in Berlin.

Global Smartphone Shipments Expected to Drop Nearly 10 Percent in 2020

The worldwide smartphone market is forecast to decline 9.5% year over year in 2020 with shipments totaling 1.2 billion units, according to IDC.

Tech Giants Ramp Up Lobbying In Face of Antitrust Scrutiny

One year ago, shortly after representatives from Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple had appeared at a House subcommittee hearing to answer questions about potential antitrust allegations, the U.S. Justice Department opened a broad investigation of “market-leading online platforms.”

App Store Generated $22.2 Billion in Gaming Revenue in 1H20

App Store generated $22.2 billion in gaming revenue in the first half of 2020, 52% more than Google Play.

Global App Spending Set to Pass $100 Billion in 2020

Faced with antitrust allegations and the wrath of (some) app developers, Apple decided to go on the offensive once again.

IFA NEXT Innovation Engine Boosts New Visions for Tech and Mobility Industry

Three days of packed program with Start-Ups, thought leaders in the mobility industry and inspirational panels as part of SHIFT Mobility meets IFA NEXT.

Deutsche Telekom Launches Cloud Gaming Platform

Deutsche Telekom launched a cloud gaming service called MagentaGaming.

The Smartphone Duopoly

Having started out as a multi-platform market, the smartphone landscape has effectively turned into a duopoly in recent years.

Global Smartphone Sales Declined 20 Percent in 2Q20

The COVID-19 pandemic continued to impact the global mobile phone industry, as sales of smartphones to end users totaled 295 million units, a decline of 20.4% in the second quarter of 2020, according to Gartner.

Apple's $2 Trillion Valuation Is a Combination of Several Factors

Apple recently became the first US publicly listed company to hit the US$2 trillion market cap mark.

IFA 2020 Special Edition: Huawei Presents its Vision and Commitment for Europe

At the IFA 2020 Special Edition, Walter Ji, President of Huawei’s Consumer Business Group Europe, will set out the company’s vision and commitment for Europe beyond 2020.

Tech Companies Dominate Nasdaq 100 in 2Q20

Tech companies continue to be one of the few industries thriving during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Gamescom 2020: Digital Success With more than 300 Partners

Gamescom 2020 opens its virtual gates on August 27th as a purely digital event.

In 2020, Global Emoji Count is Growing to 3,136

2020 will see the release of 117 new emojis including the bubble tea, the placard and the transgender flag, growing the number of the popular pictograms to 3,136.

Video Streaming is the Highest Spending Smartphone Category in the US

Video streaming is the highest spending app category in the US.

Germany Starts 4G Spectrum Usage Consultation

Bundesnetzagentur, German communications regulator, launched a consultation on the future use of spectrum allocated at its 4G auction in 2010.

Lenovo’s First Concept Store in Europe Will Open in Milan

Lenovo’s first concept store in Europe, Spazio Lenovo, will open in Milan in September.

The Most Populous Nations on Earth

The world population passed the five billion mark in the late 1980s and since then the figure has risen steadily to 7.8 billion in 2020.

Samsung Will Prolong the Life of its Mobile Devices

Samsung plans to prolong the life of its mobile phones and tablets by supporting three generations of Android upgrades on millions of Galaxy devices.

Global Expansion Fuels Netflix's Growth

In the 12 months ended June 30, 2020, Netflix added 41.4 million paid subscribers globally, 35.0 million of which were located outside the United States and Canada.

Apple's Road to $2 Trillion

Apple became the first U.S. company to hit a market capitalization of $2 trillion on Wednesday, after its share price briefly climbed beyond the $467.77 mark needed to reach said milestone. Apple is only the second company in the world ever to reach a market cap of $2 trillion after the Saudi Arabian oil and gas giant Saudi Aramco had made the first ascent to similar heights in December 2019.

Podcasts Rising in Prominence

The share of people saying they listen to podcasts on a weekly basis rose across all seven of the markets in which 2020 survey was conducted.

Millions of Employees Want to Work from Home Forever

Widespread home-based working will result in the elimination of billions of commuter journeys and a decline in office-based working environments of 22%, according to a new study by Strategy Analytics.

Amazon's Impressive Long-Term Growth

25 years ago, an unheard-of company from Seattle launched a website immodestly claiming to be "earth's biggest bookstore".

HT Finished Free WiFi Internet Project in the City of Korčula

Hrvatski Telekom finished the implementation of the project of free WiFi internet in the City of Korčula.

Facebook Dominates the Social Media Landscape

With WhatsApp, Instagram and of course the namesake Facebook and Messenger, the company owns four of the world’s largest social media/messaging services.

IBM Reveals Next-Generation POWER10 Processor

IBM revealed the next generation of its POWER central processing unit (CPU) family: IBM POWER10.

Good Quarter for Lenovo, Bad for their Mobile Unit

Lenovo had a Group revenue in the first quarter of US$13.3 billion, up almost 7% year-on-year (up 10% year-on-year excluding currency impact).

Apple Leads the Race for AI Domination

According to numbers compiled by CB Insights, Apple has acquired 20 artificial intelligence startups since 2010, more than any other company.

IFA 2020 Special Edition Will Help Retailers and the Industry

Meeting places in the IFA Business, Retail & Meeting Lounges will be offered as part of the IFA 2020 Special Edition.

Telefonica and Deutsche Telekom Avoids 4G Miss Fine in Germany

Telefonica and Deutsche Telekom had met interim coverage targets set after all operators in the country failed to meet mandated requirements by the start of 2020, according to German network regulator.

Who Is Who in Delivery Services

Food delivery services have been booming in the U.S. and across the world with restaurants closed due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Streaming Drives Global Music Industry Resurgence

2019 was another good year for the music industry.

Telekom Slovenije and Ericsson Roll out First 5G Network in Slovenia

Ericsson and leading Slovenian communications service provider, Telekom Slovenije, launched the first commercial 5G network in Slovenia on July 23, 2020.

Boycotts Only a Fraction of Total Facebook Revenue

More companies are cancelling their Facebook advertising campaigns amid the #StopHateForProfit boycott.

Sprint Merger Pushes Up DT's Financial Report for 2Q20

In the second quarter of 2020, Deutsche Telekom had €27 billion revenue.

COVID-19 Impact on Enterprise and the IoT

A new report from Strategy Analytics identifies how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted industries of all sizes across a multitude of vertical markets.

Ericsson Achieves 100th 5G Commercial Agreement

Ericsson has achieved a significant 5G milestone by securing the company’s 100th commercial 5G agreement or contract with unique communications service providers.

Every Fair, Conference or Any Kind of Event can be Fully Virtual or even Hybrid

Future of the events in something called new normal can be hybrid, but now purely virtual, said in the interview for ICTbusiness.biz Michael Geisser chief sales office from meetyoo.

IFA Global Markets Postponed to 2021 Despite Industry’s High Interest

IFA Global Markets will be held again in 2021. Plans to reunite manufacturers, distributors and retailers at the major sourcing platform for Consumer and Home Electronics this year in Berlin as part of the IFA 2020 Special Edition proved to be impossible for companies from Asian markets.

The Keyword in E-Mail Marketing is Re-Marketing

Webpower Adria, the company that was established by Jan de Jong, say that they are not a digital marketing agency. Still, they are specialized in e-mail marketing, because they want to do this role in the very best way possible.

IDC Forecasts Solid Growth for the Video Surveillance Camera Market

The video surveillance camera market will experience growth through 2025, according to IDC.

Global CPaaS Market Value Will Reach $25 Billion by 2025

A new study from Juniper Research has found the total value of the CPaaS market will reach $25 billion in 2025; rising from $7 billion this year.

Lockdown Disrupts Telecom Italia Performance

COVID-19 pandemic struck Telecom Italia's performance in the secon quarter of 2020.

IFA 2020 Special Edition in Early September in Berlin

An increasing number of global brands make use of the IFA 2020 Special Edition, which takes place from September 3 to 5, to present themselves at the first global tech show since the beginning of the corona crisis.

Infobip Welcomes Trusted Partner Role in the GSMA’s Initiative

The GSMA has conferred global cloud communications specialist Infobip with Trusted Partner status.

UK Will Hold 5G Auction in January

UK regulator Ofcom announced plans to hold a 5G auction in January 2021.

Companies Plan to Allow Employees to Work Remotely Some of the Time

82% out of 127 surveyed company leaders intend to permit remote working some of the time as employees return to the workplace, according to Gartner.

PepsiCo and Microsoft Sign Five-Year Partnership

PepsiCo and Microsoft announced a five-year partnership that establishes Microsoft as a preferred cloud provider to accelerate PepsiCo’s infrastructure, ERP, and data estate consolidation and modernization.

Samsung Unveils Five New Galaxy Products

Samsung unveiled five new Galaxy devices headlined by two new Note smartphones and its latest foldable.

EC Moves Ahead with Investigation into Google – Fitbit Merger

The European Commission decided to move deeper into a planned Google purchase of Fitbit moved with a full-scale probe.