rssmobility https://www.idc.com/rss/2807.do IDC RSS alerts Future-Proofing Telecom: Key Trends Shaping the CSP Market in 2024 https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US52124424&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Web Conference examines the top 5 trends that will impact communications service providers (SPs) in 2024. To capitalize on new monetization opportunities, communications SPs across the globe are accelerating their focus on digital transformation across their communication networks, IT, and business operations to become more agile digital service providers and transition from telco to techco. This transformation is crucial to stay relevant, drive growth, and support the needs of organizations as they face the full impact of digital business evolution. During this Web Conference, you will hear about:</P><UL><LI>The affects of generative AI (GenAI)</LI><LI>Why increased focus on LEO satellite connectivity will alter today's communications SPs</LI><LI>Fixed wireless access (FWA) and private 4G/5G networks</LI><LI>Managed services using network as a service (NaaS)</LI><LI>The trend of application programming interfaces (APIs)</LI></UL> Web Conference Proceeding: Tech Supplier Fri, 17 May 2024 04:00:00 GMT Peter Chahal IDC's Worldwide 3rd Platform Spending Guide Taxonomy, 2024: Government — Release V1, 2024 https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US52121724&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC study provides a detailed description of IDC's Worldwide 3rd Platform Spending Guide for Government methodology and taxonomy. It should be used as a companion piece for IDC's Worldwide 3rd Platform Spending Guide for Government. Technology suppliers may utilize this approach and structure to help them build an industry- and subindustry-focused organization to refocus products and services within the evolution from 2nd Platform to 3rd Platform technologies. </P><P>"IDC's Worldwide 3rd Platform Spending Guide for Government presents a comprehensive view of the 3rd Platform opportunity across the government subindustries," says Karen Massey, research manager of IDC's Customer Insights and Analysis Group. "This is an invaluable resource to help vendors define and standardize their vocabulary and approach to this expanding and dynamic market." </P> Taxonomy Fri, 17 May 2024 04:00:00 GMT Karen Massey, Mariana Fang, Lubomir Dimitrov, Eman Elshewy, Roberto Membrila, Tetsuya Maruyama, Jing Qian, Stuti Jain MediaTek Analyst Day 2024 – An Increasingly Confident Company Highlights its Path to Growth https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=lcUS52184724&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>MediaTek's Analyst Day 2024 was held on May 2, 2024. MediaTek confidently went over its expanding TAM, broad customer base, solid push into flagship mobile devices, and plan to double its business in the United States and Europe, growing datacenter ASIC business and generative AI (GenAI) opportunities across its product portfolio. It sees its Smart Edge segment — MediaTek's "everything else" segment — growing faster than its mobile phone business.</P> IDC Link Fri, 17 May 2024 04:00:00 GMT Phil Solis The Road to Recovery for Client Devices and the AI Impact https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US52124724&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Web Conference delves into the intricate dynamics of client device markets and the transformative influence of AI technology. From PCs to mobile phones, we'll explore the current landscape and the pivotal role of innovation in shaping recovery and growth. Gain comprehensive insights into forecasts for client device markets, including the trajectory of recovery post pandemic disruptions. Key takeaways include:</P><UL><LI>Explore the primary drivers fueling growth in the client device industry and the factors shaping market demand, from technological innovations to shifting consumer preferences.</LI><LI>Examine the transformative impact of foldable devices and AI technology on smartphones and PCs. Assess how these innovations are reshaping user experiences and revenue forecasts, and explore strategies to capitalize on emerging opportunities.</LI><LI>Navigate the challenges facing industry players as they race to push the AI agenda forward. From regulatory hurdles to ethical considerations and competitive pressures, understand the complexities of integrating AI technologies into client devices and overcoming obstacles to adoption.</LI><LI>Discover the most compelling use cases and cutting-edge developments surrounding next-gen AI on devices for client devices. From AI-powered assistants to advanced predictive analytics, explore how AI is revolutionizing user experiences, enhancing productivity, and driving innovation in client devices.</LI></UL> Web Conference Proceeding: Tech Supplier Fri, 17 May 2024 04:00:00 GMT Tom Mainelli, Ryan Reith IDC: Indonesia’s Smartphone Market Starts the Year with a Strong 27.4% Growth in 1Q24 https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prAP52141324&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication JAKARTA, 16 May 2024 — Indonesia’s smartphone market grew sharply at 27.4% year-over-year (YoY) and 11.5% quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) to 10 million units in 1Q24, according to International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker . Vendors were able to bring in significant shipments to capitalize on the Ramadan season. After a few quarters of low shipments, vendors stocked up the channels, setting the stage for strong growth in 1Q24. Tracker Press Release Thu, 16 May 2024 04:00:00 GMT Worldwide Business Use Smartphone Forecast, 2024-2028 https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US52106324&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC study presents the five-year forecast for the worldwide business use of smartphone shipments by operating system and user type (consumer, individual liable, and corporate liable). It is part of IDC's continuing research with respect to mobile devices. Findings in this document are based on information gathered from primary and secondary sources during the past six months.</P><P>"While business users and consumers alike have passively benefited from AI-driven technology on their mobile devices for years, 2024 heralds the next generation of AI-powered smartphones," said Bryan Bassett, research manager, IDC's Enterprise Mobility: Workspace and Deployment Strategies program. "In the near term, business users will benefit from AI-driven features that allow them to translate language and text in real time, quickly edit or enhance photos, and instantly organize meeting notes. In addition, next-gen AI smartphones have the potential to greatly improve personal and corporate data security while also freeing up cloud compute bandwidth. While the true benefits of on-device AI smartphones are yet to be fully realized, next-gen AI devices will have a significant impact on future business strategies."</P> Market Forecast Thu, 16 May 2024 04:00:00 GMT Bryan Bassett, Anthony Scarsella Evolving Telco Portfolios in the META Region https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=META51758424&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Market Presentation examines how telcos in the Middle East, Türkiye, and Africa are enhancing their service portfolios with advanced telecom services (e.g., SD-WAN and communications platform as a service). The presentation provides insight on various strategies among telcos in the region for shifting away from traditional telecom services to more advanced offerings.</P> Market Presentation Wed, 15 May 2024 04:00:00 GMT Jawairia Asif, Mervin Miemoukanda, Tolga Yalcin IDC's Worldwide AR/VR Headset Tracker Taxonomy, 2024 https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US52075924&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC study provides a comprehensive overview and definitions for AR/VR headsets. The definitions provided in this document represent the scope of IDC's AR/VR headsets hardware research.</P><P>This taxonomy outlines market segmentations and measurement methodologies for the AR/VR headsets industry, including classification by technology, vendor, geography, and revenue metrics.</P><P>"IDC's Worldwide AR/VR Headset Tracker taxonomy presents a standardized and detailed framework of the AR/VR headset market," said Ryan Reith, program vice president for IDC's Mobile Device Trackers. "The taxonomy document serves as a guideline to better understand and use IDC's AR/VR headset research."</P> Taxonomy Wed, 15 May 2024 04:00:00 GMT Masafumi Inbe, Daniel Zegarra, Jitesh Ubrani, Diogo Santos, Claire Zhao, Tom Mainelli, Justin Peterson Lo, Ramon T. Llamas, Ryan Reith IDC's Worldwide Wearable Device Tracker Taxonomy, 2024 https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US52076024&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC study provides a comprehensive overview and definitions for wearable devices. The definitions provided in this document represent the scope of IDC's wearable device hardware research.</P><P>This taxonomy outlines market segmentations and measurement methodologies for the wearable device industry, including classification by technology, vendor, geography, and revenue metrics.</P><P>"IDC's worldwide wearable device taxonomy presents a standardized and detailed framework of the wearable device market," said Ryan Reith, program vice president for IDC's Worldwide Mobile Device Trackers. "The taxonomy document serves as a guideline to better understand and use IDC's wearable device research."</P> Taxonomy Wed, 15 May 2024 04:00:00 GMT Upasana Joshi, Jitesh Ubrani, Frederick Stanbrell, Daniel Zegarra, Sophie Pan, Ramon T. Llamas, Vikas Sharma U.S. SMB Communications Services Forecast, 2024–2028 https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US50826424&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC study analyzes and forecasts the revenue for the U.S. small and medium-sized business communications services market. The study provides IDC's definitions of SMB and telecom voice and data categories, and it presents a detailed forecast, beginning in 2020 and extending through 2028.</P><P>"SMBs recognize the need to invest in technologies and services to solve business problems and stay connected to customers. This provides an attractive opportunity for vendors of voice and data communications services," says Jason Blackwell, research director, SMB Communications Services at IDC. "However, communications service providers need to be able to customize solutions, focus on business outcomes, and help SMBs navigate the multitude of technology choices to maximize their return on investment."</P> Market Forecast Wed, 15 May 2024 04:00:00 GMT Jason Blackwell