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Sri Lanka mobile market touches 1 mn in Q3, 2014

Sri Lanka mobile market touches 1 mn in Q3, 2014

December 22, 2014 at 5:39 pm 0 comments

Sri Lanka mobile market touches 1 million in Q3, 2014 of which feature phones was 0.8 million and smartphones was around 0.2 million. Smartphone shipments grew by 100 percent whereas feature phone shipment grew by 33 percent. Overall the mobile market grew by 43 percent Y-o-Y as per CyberMedia Research.Read More

Bangladesh mobile shipments touch 7.9 mn

Bangladesh mobile shipments touch 7.9 mn

December 17, 2014 at 7:27 pm 0 comments

In Q3, 2014 Bangladesh mobile shipments touch 7.9 million, a growth of 108 percent vis-a-vis Q2, 2013 says CMR’s Bangladesh Quarterly Mobile Handsets Market Review. Bangladesh continues to show consistent growth in both the feature phone as well as smartphone segments. This is among very few South East Asian marketsRead More

India’s green IT and sustainability spending to reach $34 bn

India’s green IT and sustainability spending to reach $34 bn

December 17, 2014 at 8:39 am 0 comments

India’s spending on green IT and sustainability initiatives will reach $34 billion in 2014, a 14.1 percent increase from $29.2 billion that was spent in 2013, according to Gartner. The Gartner report “Hype Cycle for Green IT and Sustainability in India, 2014,” says Indian organizations are moving beyond corporate socialRead More

VNL MD Naresh Ajwani Quits

VNL MD Naresh Ajwani Quits

October 20, 2014 at 9:10 am 0 comments

Naresh Ajwani, Managing Director of Vihaan Networks or VNL has resigned from the company. Though many rumors doing the round for his exit, nothing could be confirmed till the story went online. Couple of high-end sources in the company confirmed that Ajwani has put in his papers. When contacted byRead More

Half of World Population to Have Internet Access by 2017

Half of World Population to Have Internet Access by 2017

September 22, 2014 at 9:22 am 0 comments

It is estimated that around 50% of world population to have internet access by 2017 which is pegged at around 40% currently, a survey by  International Telecommunications Union (ITU) revealed. The ITU has recently come out with its State of the Broadband report which tells about the internet access ratioRead More

20% of enterprises will have digital security services by 2017

20% of enterprises will have digital security services by 2017

September 12, 2014 at 7:14 am 0 comments

By year-end 2017, over 20 percent of enterprises will have digital security services devoted to protecting business initiatives using devices and services in the Internet of Things, according to Gartner. “The power of an Internet of Things device to change the state of environments and of itselfwill cause chief informationRead More

Smartphone connections to reach 6 bn by 2020

Smartphone connections to reach 6 bn by 2020

September 11, 2014 at 11:42 pm 0 comments

Smartphone connections to reach 6 billion by 2020 accounting for two-thirds of the nine billion mobile connections by that time, according to a new report by GSMA Intelligence, the research arm of GSMA. Basic phones, feature phones and data terminals such as tablets, dongles and routers will account for theRead More

Mobile malware infections increased 17% during H1, 2014

Mobile malware infections increased 17% during H1, 2014

September 5, 2014 at 7:43 am 0 comments

Mobile malware infections increased 17 percent during  H1, 2014, growing at nearly double the rate seen for the entirety of 2013 according to Alcatel-Lucent’s Kindsight Security Labs report. Similarly, residential infections in fixed networks jumped to 18 percent at the end of June, after being 9 percent in December 2013.Read More

India’s tablet market grows 9 percent in Q2

India’s tablet market grows 9 percent in Q2

September 1, 2014 at 12:42 pm 0 comments

Indian tablet market shipments in India stood at 0.86 million  units in Q2 2014 i.e. a quarter-on-quarter growth of 9 percent over Q1 2014 says IDC. India tablet market indicated early signs of recovery in Q2 2014 after taking a sharp hit in the past couple of quarters. “This recoveryRead More

Worldwide tablet market to grow at 6.5 percent in 2014

Worldwide tablet market to grow at 6.5 percent in 2014

August 30, 2014 at 8:05 am 0 comments

The worldwide tablet market is forecasted to grow at 6.5 percent year-over-year growth rate, which is well below the 12.1 percent growth rate previously forecast as per IDC. Following a second consecutive quarter of softer than expected demand, IDC has lowered its worldwide tablet plus 2-in-1 forecast for 2014 toRead More