rssmobility IDC RSS alerts Worldwide Connected Notebook Forecast, 2021–2025 <P>This IDC study forecasts 3G/4G/5G growth of notebook computers at the worldwide level, with splits between commercial and consumer and between United States and the rest of the world (ROW). This forecast is based on the May 2021 PCD forecast.</P><P>“The future of connected PCs remains bright,” says Lauren Guenveur, senior research analyst, IDC’s Devices team. “The COVID-19 crisis and the sudden boost in remote users highlighted many of the issues that could be absolved by using a 3G/4G/5G connected device. Even as the world returns to normalcy, the appetite for faster, more secure, and more ubiquitous connections remain. As 5G networks continue to light up throughout the world, IDC believes the appetite for connected PCs, specifically 5G connected PCs, will continue to grow.”</P> Market Forecast Sun, 20 Jun 2021 04:00:00 GMT Lauren Guenveur 中国5G资本支出预测,2021–2025 <P>5G Datacom和5G Optical backhaul产品,作为5G网络建设的重要配套产品,一直是运营商持续完善的重要部分。“网络建设,承载网先行”,随着新的空口技术部署,无线网络流量必然快速增长,中国运营商早在2018年就已经提前布局数据转发和光传送网络建设,未来承载网投资也将随着网络流量的增长同步补强。</P><P>IDC 中国电信和物联网研究部高级研究经理崔凯表示:“展望未来,中国四大运营商(中国移动、中国电信、中国联通、中国广电)将保持5G网络投资的连续性,积极推动降低5G网络设备单价,探索5G应用商业模式,提升5G网络的ROI(Return on Investment,投资回报率)。5G网络的建设速度,取决于5G应用的发展速度。面向行业市场,数字经济高速发展,尤其新冠疫情后非接触式商业模式的兴起,5G将在产业数字化中扮演重要角色。面向消费者市场,找到5G“杀手级”应用,是5G建设爆发增长的前提条件。最后,加速5G技术和行业应用的融合,从而通过网络转型带动运营商业务转型,帮助运营商破除‘被管道化’的经营压力,同样也是5G建设的核心动力。”</P> Market Forecast Sun, 20 Jun 2021 04:00:00 GMT Kai Cui AT&T 1Q21 Results: A Good Start <P>This IDC Market Note examines AT&T's quarterly business results discussed in the company's 1Q21 earnings announcement on April 22, 2021. In this document, IDC analyzes AT&T's operating metrics and overall strategy in the context of the U.S. communications landscape.</P> Market Note Fri, 18 Jun 2021 04:00:00 GMT Carrie MacGillivray, Ragupathy Vellappa Capgemini Leverages Altran Networks Acquisition and 5G Labs to Launch Private Mobile Networking Thought Leadership and Practice <P>This IDC study examines Capgemini's strategy and capabilities for offering enterprise private mobile networks to industrial clients in collaboration with the engineers and resources from the company's recent Altran Networks acquisition. This document will aim to highlight key differentiators the company brings to bear specifically for enterprise private mobile networks.</P> Special Study Fri, 18 Jun 2021 04:00:00 GMT Leslie Rosenberg Cisco Fights Back: Rebrands as Webex from Cisco for a Hybrid, Inclusive Future <P>Cisco announced that it is rebranding the Webex product line, now with over 800 more features since last September. The new Webex platform will include calling, messaging, meeting, polling, events, and future offerings for a bundled price. The new logo and branding introduced symbolizes people coming together towards "the future of hybrid work". The Webex team is also moving to build awareness beyond the C-suite, to the line of business users who have become more instrumental in selecting enterprise collaborative technologies. </P> IDC Link Fri, 18 Jun 2021 04:00:00 GMT Wayne Kurtzman Worldwide Digital Media Adapter Market Shares, 2020: Amazon's Lead Narrows; Roku Thrives Amid Global Pandemic <P>This IDC study reviews the worldwide digital media adapter vendor market shares for 2020.</P><P>"Digital media adapters remain popular as competition forces prices down, services are expanding and maturing, and they provide an economical alternative to upgrading legacy TVs to smart TVs," says Adam Wright, senior research analyst for IDC's Smart Home research program. "Moreover, these devices were highly popular during the pandemic as consumers shifted their spending priorities from things like dining out and visiting cinemas to in-house entertainment."</P> Market Share Thu, 17 Jun 2021 04:00:00 GMT Adam Wright Accenture: Helping Enterprises "Think Big" About Private 5G Cellular Networks <P>This IDC study examines the strategy and services capabilities of Accenture related to its enterprise 5G private network offerings. This document aims to highlight key Accenture differentiators that are considerations for enterprise private mobile network solutions.</P> Special Study Tue, 15 Jun 2021 04:00:00 GMT Leslie Rosenberg Future of Connectedness 2021 Predictions — What Does It Mean for Communications Service Providers? <P>This IDC Market Perspective highlights a number of key themes and trends that will impact the telecom sector in the Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (APEJ) region. In this report, we examine some of the major trends and predictions based on IDC’s FutureScape series and attempt to delve into how they apply to the region’s communication service providers (CSPs). </P><P>"The rise in distributed computing architectures, coupled with the effects of the pandemic pushing enterprises toward new Future of Work models, 5G networks, increasing cloud adoption, and rising security needs from an increased perimeter, is creating significant opportunities for CSPs across the APEJ region," according to Shiv Putcha, contributing analyst, IDC Asia/Pacific.</P> Market Perspective Tue, 15 Jun 2021 04:00:00 GMT Shiv Putcha, Nikhil Batra, Hugh Ujhazy Worldwide Memory Demand and Supply 1Q21–4Q22 and 2021–2025 Update <P>This IDC Market Presentation provides the CY 1Q21 memory (DRAM and NAND) vendor share results and forecasts for both the short-term (1Q21–4Q22) and the long-term (2021–2025) worldwide memory market. The PPT file includes:</P><UL><LI>Memory market revenue share</LI><LI>Major application system forecast</LI><LI>Memory demand bit growth by application</LI><LI>Memory interface forecast</LI><LI>Memory capacity forecast</LI><LI>Memory market scenario</LI><LI>Memory pricing forecast</LI><LI>Memory revenue forecast</LI><LI>Memory process road map</LI></UL> Market Presentation Tue, 15 Jun 2021 04:00:00 GMT Soo Kyoum Kim Altice Becomes Largest Shareholder in BT Group <P>Altice Group said on June 10 that it has become the largest shareholder of BT Group in a transaction worth an estimated £2.2 billion that gives it a 12.1% stake in the telecom service provider. The purchase of 1.2 billion shares in BT, under the guise of the newly created Altice UK, means Altice has a slightly larger position in the U.K. telco than Deutsche Telekom, which owns 12.06% of issued share capital. In its release on the topic, the French telco noted that it doesn't plan to mount a takeover of BT. </P> IDC Link Fri, 11 Jun 2021 04:00:00 GMT Kevin Restivo