News Articles

The mobile learning market will almost treble in the next five years

The worldwide market for ‘mobile learning’ products and services will grow from $3.2 billion last year to reach $9.1 billion (approaching £5.9 billion) by 2015, according to a new report from Ambient Insight. That’s a compound annual growth rate of 22.7%.

Ambient Insight says the countries with the highest Mobile Learning growth rates are China, India and Indonesia; all have a growth rate of over 60% year-on-year.

Author: The Fonecast
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating

Baidu announces new Android-based OS and handset deal with Dell

Chinese search engine Baidu, which dominates the search market in China, says it’ll create its own mobile operating system based on the Android OS.

It’s called Baidu Yi (meaning ‘easy’) and will integrate Baidu services, including maps, music and Chinese handwriting recognition.

Author: The Fonecast
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating

More than 100 million 4G customers expected on MVNOs by 2016

The mobile virtual network operator will be an important factor in the growth of 4G connections, according to ABI Research.

It's predicted there'll be 103 million 4G subscribers connected via MVNOs by 2016, up from just 3.8 million worldwide last year. Around a third of these 103 million subscribers will be from China and Japan.

Author: The Fonecast
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating

Apple is world's most valuable global brand, says BrandZ 2011 report

Millward Brown Optimor, part of the WPP group, has just published the 2011 edition of its BrandZ report. It's the sixth annual edition of the report, which details the world's "Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands".

It notes that the world’s best brands appear to have recovered from the recession at a faster rate than their competitors. The combined value of the Top 100 brands this year is calculated at $2.4 trillion, more than Great Britain's GDP.

Author: The Fonecast
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating

Telefonica and China Unicom buy more shares in each other

Telefónica and China Unicom have each agreed to buy $500 million of each other's shares.

This'll give Telefonica around 9.7% of China Unicom and will give China Unicom a 1.37% stake in Telefonica.

Author: The Fonecast
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating
RSS
First234567810

Follow thefonecast.com

Twitter @TheFonecast RSS podcast feed
Find us on Facebook Subscribe free via iTunes

Archive Calendar

«June 2023»
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
2930311234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293012
3456789

Archive

Terms Of Use | Privacy Statement