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HT Confirms the Status of the Best and Fastest Network in Croatia

Hrvatski Telekom has strengthened its position as the leading network in Croatia.

Infobip Commits to Sustainable Long-Term Growth

Infobip released its second annual Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) report.

Span is 2022 Microsoft Ukraine Partner

Span has won the 2022 Microsoft Ukraine Partner of the Year Award.

Combis Named as the Microsoft Partner of the Year 2022 in Croatia

Combis was awarded among the top Microsoft partners for innovating and implementing Microsoft technology-based customer solutions in Croatia.

Over 80 Percent of IFA Exhibition Grounds in Berlin Are Already Booked Up

From 2 to 6 September at IFA 2022, numerous well-known consumer and home electronics brands are presenting their innovations and new products in the halls of the Berlin Exhibition Grounds.

TechInsights Acquires Strategy Analytics

TechInsights announced the acquisition of Strategy Analytics, the market analyst firm studying high-value electronic products.

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

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

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.

MWC Remains in Barcelona through 2030

Barcelona will remain the home of MWC, the world’s largest annual mobile tech event, until at least 2030.

Google Faces Another EU Probe

Google could be the target of another European Union antitrust probe.

Huawei Became a Highly Desirable Consumer Brand

Huawei is well-known for its broad portfolio of devices, which is now going to get even bigger and more enjoyable, said in an interview for ICTbusiness.info Xu Dong, director of Huawei Consumer Business Group, Croatia.

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

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

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.

European Autonomous Car Project Completes Cross-Border Scenario

An autonomous car project, funded by the European Commission, completed a pilot that connected a range of next-generation vehicle functions using 5G.

A Flat Performance for PC Monitors in 1Q22

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

Aging-In-Place with the Help of a Smart Service

Navigil, a company focused on digital services in the social and health care sector, has developed a solution that enables older people to live longer safely, and independently in their own homes.

Apple Takes 62 Percent of Premium Market in 1Q22

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

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

Mobile Market Sees Highest Revenue Growth in 12 Years

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

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

Infobip Launches ID1 Data Center in Indonesia

Infobip has launched its data center known as ID1 in Indonesia to support the digital innovation capabilities of local and APAC businesses.

5G to Top One Billion Subscriptions in 2022

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

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

Race for DT Towers Picks Up

Investment companies KKR, Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), and Stonepeak Partners jointly made a binding offer for a controlling stake in Deutsche Telekom’s tower portfolio.

Global Entertainment and Media Revenues Surge to $2.3 Trillion

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

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

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

Bosch Makes €250 Million Available to Startups

Despite the challenging business environment, the Bosch Group is raising its venture-capital funding for the current business year.

Meta Plans Selling Virtual Clothes for Real Money

Meta will launch a digital clothing store where users can purchase designer outfits for their avatars.

Defense Communications Spending to Reach $38 Billion in 2028

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

EC Welcomes New Code of Practice on Disinformation

The European Commission announced it welcomes the publication of the strengthened Code of Practice on Disinformation.

Bosch Strives to Simplify the Smart Home of the Future

In line with their guiding principle "Invented for Life", Bosch strives to create technical product solutions that make users' lives easier.

Vodafone Trials First Self-Powering Mast in the UK

Vodafone UK commenced a trial of the nation’s first wind and solar-powered mobile phone mast.

Retail in Europe Grew 6.8 Percent

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.

TIM Secured €725 Million from Italian 5G Fund

Telecom Italia secured €725 million of funding made available by Italy’s government.

Successful Pilot of Smart Remote Reading of Water Consumption

Hrvatski Telekom and Đakovački vodovod successfully piloted the project of smart remote reading of water consumption.

European Smartphone Market Drops 12 Percent in 1Q22

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

HT Selects Best Works in Generation Now Program

The winners were selected in this year's Generation NOW program, organized by Hrvatski Telekom and the Institute for Youth Development and Innovation (IRIM).

Lenovo Opens First European In-House Manufacturing Facility in Hungary

Lenovo officially opened the doors to its first in-house manufacturing facility in Europe.

Government IT Spending to Grow 5 Percent in 2022

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

Nokia and Innventure Partner on Cooling Technology Commercialization

Nokia and Innventure announced plans to commercialize high-performance cooling technology developed by Nokia Bell Labs for data centers and mobile network equipment.

GSMA and FC Barcelona to Cooperate on MWC23

GSMA and FC Barcelona signed an agreement to co-locate the Sports Tomorrow Congress event at Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2023.

Qualcomm Acquires Cellwize

Qualcomm agreed to buy Israel-headquartered mobile network automation and orchestration vendor Cellwize.

Three Technology Trends Gaining Traction in Banking and Investment in 2022

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

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.

BT and Ericsson Partner on 5G Private Networks

BT and Ericsson announced a multi-million-pound new partnership to provide commercial 5G private networks for the UK market, the first agreement of its kind in the country.

Meta Changes Ticker Symbol

Meta Platforms officially changed its stock ticker symbol from ‘FB’ to ‘META’.

European IoT Spending Continues Its Double-Digit Growth

Enterprises' IoT spending will reach $208 billion in 2022 in Europe and continue to experience double-digit growth through 2026, according to IDC.

Customer Data Platform Revenue to Reach $6 Billion Globally by 2027

Customer data platform providers will generate $6 billion globally by 2027, rising from $1.7 billion in 2022; representing a growth of 250%, according to Juniper Research.

Siemens Agrees to Acquire Senseye

Siemens is further expanding its portfolio in the field of innovative predictive maintenance and asset intelligence with the acquisition of Senseye.

Gaming Market Set to Hit $222 Billion This Year

The report reveals that mobile gaming is set to surpass $136 billion in 2022 — growing 1.7x faster than the gaming market overall.

More than a Third of Traditional Hedge Funds Now Invest in Digital Assets

Even with the tremendous volatility in the sector, there are many more traditional hedge funds investing in crypto and more specialist crypto funds being created as the digital asset class gains acceptance, according to PwC.

Semiconductor Revenue Expected to Grow 13.7 Percent in 2022

Worldwide semiconductor revenue is expected to reach $661 billion in 2022, a 13.7% year-over-year growth rate, according to IDC.

CFOs See Self-Service Data and Analytics as a Driver of Employee Productivity

As CFOs look for ways to fight inflation’s impact on margins, self-service analytics will be a critical tool for driving employee productivity, according to a survey by Gartner.

DT Uses 700 MHz Frequency for 5G for the First Time

Deutsche Telekom is now using a new frequency in its 5G network: 700 megahertz (MHz).

Wearables Market Sees First Decline at the Beginning of 2022

The global wearables market faced its first-ever decline during the first quarter of 2022 as unit shipments totaled 105.3 million units, down 3.0% year over year, according to IDC.

USB-Type C to Become the EU's Common Charger in 2024

European Parliament and EU countries have reached an agreement to make USB type-C the common charging standard for small electronic devices by autumn 2024.

Smart Speaker Shipments Declined 5 Percent in 1Q22

New disruptions to the global component shortage caused by Russia's war against Ukraine and a resurgence of COVID-19 in greater China disrupted the smart speaker and smart display markets, according to Strategy Analytics.

IBM Plans to Acquire Security Specialist Randori

IBM announced it plans to acquire Randori, a leading attack surface management (ASM) and offensive cybersecurity provider based in the Boston area.

Multi-Access Edge Computing Spending to Reach $23 Billion by 2027

The global MEC (Multi-access Edge Computing) spending will grow from $8.8 billion in 2022 to $22.7 billion by 2027, according to Juniper Research.

Bosch Plans to Generate Billions in Sales with Green Tech for Industry

In the fight against climate change, technology is paving the way, and Bosch is at the forefront of these endeavors.

Ericsson Innovation Awards Invites Students to Tackle Sustainability Challenges

Ericsson invited university students from all over the world to propose innovative technology solutions to help tackle sustainable development challenges.

Telecom Italia to Acquire Smart City Specialist Mindicity

Telecom Italia is focusing on various solutions to improve its business.

Smartphone Shipments Expected to Contract 3 Percent in 2022

Total smartphone units shipped globally in 2022 are expected to fall 3% to 1.36 billion units, according to Counterpoint Research.

Meta COO Sandberg to Step Down

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Meta Platforms, announced on Facebook she will step down later in 2022.

IaaS Public Cloud Services Market Grew 41.4 Percent in 2021

The worldwide infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market grew 41.4% in 2021, to a total of $90.9 billion, up from $64.3 billion in 2020, according to Gartner.

Data Privacy Manager Separates to Become Legit Software

Driven by success on the market, the Data Privacy Manager team carves its way out from Poslovna inteligencija/Bird Consulting.

Smartphone Shipments Expected to Decline 3.5 Percent in 2022

Shipments of smartphones will decline 3.5% to 1.31 billion units in 2022, according to IDC.

Three Ways for CDAOs to Design Better Decisions and Create Change

As data alone is unlikely to drive decisions, chief data and analytics officers (CDAOs) need to learn to design better decisions and make a change in three ways, according to Gartner.

Wearable Band Shipments Fall 4 Percent in 1Q22

Worldwide wearable band shipments fell 4% to 41.7 million units in the first quarter of 2022, according to Canalys.

Rimac Group Raises Eur 500 Million in Series D Investment Round Led by Softbank Vision Fund 2 and Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Rimac Group raised EUR 500 million in its Series D, valuing the Company at over EUR 2bn. The fundraising was led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 and the Private Equity business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management, with participation from existing Rimac shareholders, including Porsche and InvestIndustrial. Mate Rimac remains the largest shareholder of the Company.

Orqa and FlyFive33 Enter Partnership

FlyFive33 and Orqa officially entered into a partnership.

Infobip Announces Presence in Estonia

Infobip announced that they have expanded their presence in Estonia, as part of the ongoing growth in the Nordics and Baltics region.

DT to Sell Its Tower Business for €20 Billion

Brookfield Asset Management has started talks with Cellnex Telecom on a joint bid for Deutsche Telekom’s towers unit.

Infobip Partners with BT to Enhance Customer Experience in the UK

Infobip is partnering with BT to offer UK business customers the opportunity to scale, design, and orchestrate personalized customer experiences across channels including WhatsApp, Rich Communications Services (RCS), and Facebook Messenger.

Mobile Segment Drives French Telecommunications Market

The retail telecoms market in France grew in 2021 for the first time in ten years.

Telefonica Chief Hails Telecom Environmental Efforts

Jose Maria Alvarez-Pallete, CEO of Telefonica, at the World Economic Forum in Davos said that environmental and digital transitions are firmly linked.

Carrier Billing Spending for Digital Goods to Exceed $74 Billion in 2026

The value of end-user spending on digital goods via carrier billing will exceed $74 billion by 2026; up from $54 billion in 2022, according to a study from Juniper Research.

Spain to Increase Chip Investment to €12.2 Billion

Spanish government unveiled plans for a major push into the semiconductor and microchip industry.

Cerebras and HPE to Build AI System for Leibniz Supercomputing Centre

The Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ), Cerebras Systems, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced the joint development and delivery of a new system.

Omdia Names Adobe as World’s Most AI-Forward SaaS Company

Signaling a significant AI market trend, an elite group of SaaS companies is embedding AI into their products intending to improve business outcomes for their customers.

A1 Telekom Buys Bulgarian STEMO

A1 Telekom Austria Group agreed to acquire STEMO, one of the largest Bulgarian ICT companies.

TriLite and Dispelix Partner on Projection Display for AR Glasses

TriLite, the developer of the world's smallest projection display, announced it is working with Dispelix, the leader in see-through waveguides for wearables, to create an ultra-compact display system for AR smart glasses.

Lenovo Delivers Another Record Business Year Results

Lenovo announced record fiscal year results for the Group, with historic highs for both profit and revenue.

IFA Gets New Dual Leadership

Less than three months before IFA 2022 opens its doors, Messe Berlin has appointed David Ruetz and Kai Mangelberger as the new dual heads of IFA 2022.

Omdia Ranks Infobip as Leader in CPaaS Universe Report

Infobip has been named a leader in Omdia's report “Selecting a CPaaS Platform Provider, 2022.”

Gideon Launches Autonomous Case Picking and Process Optimization Solution

Gideon introduced Casey, the autonomous case picking and process optimization solution.

Smart Home Devices Market Grew 11.7 Percent in 2021

The worldwide market for smart home devices grew 11.7% in 2021 compared to 2020 with more than 895 million devices shipped, according to IDC.

Broadcom to Buy VMware in a $69 Billion Mega-Deal

Broadcom agreed to acquire cloud software company VMware in one of the largest US technology acquisitions to date.

Lockdowns in China Slow Development of iPhone 14

Apple’s dependency on China is taking effect on the development of the next iPhone.

Financial Times Lists HT Among European Climate Leaders

Hrvatski Telekom leads the sustainable business in Croatia.

The Great Resignation Set to Continue as Pressure on Pay Mounts

The Great Resignation will continue apace in the year ahead as one in five workers say they are likely to switch to a new employer in the next 12 months, according to PwC.

Samsung to Invest Over $350 Billion in the Next Five Years

Samsung plans to up total investments over the next five years by 36.4%.

European Smartphone Shipments Fell 10 Percent in 1Q22

European smartphone shipments fell 10% in the first quarter of 2022, coming in at 41.7 million units, according to Canalys.

Smart Traffic Management to Save 205 Million Metric Tons of CO2 by 2027

Global savings in CO2 emissions from smart traffic management systems will be 205 MMT (Million Metric Tons) by 2027; a growth of 41%, up from just 145.7 MMT in 2022, according to Juniper Research.

Refurbished Smartphone Market Beats Expectations, Grows 15 Percent

The global secondary smartphone market saw a surge in demand as well as supply in 2021, according to Counterpoint Research.

Three Sustainability Technologies Will See Early Adoption by 2025

Cloud sustainability, carbon footprint measurement, and advanced grid management software are the three emerging environmental sustainability technologies that will reach early mainstream adoption within one to three years, according to Gartner.

Qualcomm Unveils New Snapdragon Platforms

Qualcomm announced its latest lineup of mobile platforms, Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, to power the next generation of premium and high-tier Android smartphones.

Global Cloud Services Spending Hits $55.9 Billion in 1Q22

Worldwide cloud infrastructure services spending increased 34% to $55.9 billion in the first quarter of 2022, according to Canalys.