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Mobile Ecosystem Evolution

    Benefits and impact on mobile industry competition of Android and iOS

    Have mobile OS helped create a mature and more open mobile ecosystem?
    The study, commissioned by Google, illustrates the paradigm shift in the mobile industry introduced by iOS and Android, due to decreased fragmentation. It analyses the clear benefits that new OS bring to the digital economy, with more affordable and more powerful devices, and providing access to a host of applications and services. Lastly, it assesses the impact that new OS have on competition, arguing that they have not reduced consumer or developer options, and have actually enabled the rise of new players (Samsung) and even of major competitors such as Facebook.

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Future Networks - Trends & Facts: Wireline - Wireless - Cloud Technologies

    A selection of insights on telecom network related topics taken from different projects conducted recently by our experts
    FTTx - Gigabit Race - Cable dynamics - LTE vs Fibre - WiFi - Radio technologies - 5G - Network optimisation technologies - Telecom & IT convergence

    Download for free in PDF - Future Networks best-of

DigiWorld Yearbook 2015

    Over the past 15 years, the DigiWorld Yearbook has become IDATE's flagship report, with an annual analysis of the recent developments shaping the telecoms, Internet and media markets, identifying major global trends and outlining scenarios of what lies ahead.
    The mission of the Yearbook has expanded as digital technologies take on their central role in transforming various sectors including connected cars, financial and insurance services, healthcare, retail trade and the collaborative economy.

    Download for free in PDF - DigiWorld Yearbook 2015

    Purchase the latest edition - DigiWorld Yearbook 2016

DigiWorld Yearbook Africa and Middle-East 2014

    IDATE has decided to produce an MEA version of its famous publication, to provide a detailed snapshot of the digital challenges in the region today, through key figures, the latest developments from the main ICT markets and players, and the core market trends in Africa and the Middle East.

    Download for free in PDF - DigiWorld Yearbook Africa and Middle-East 2014

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Critical business 4G, towards mobile broadband

    What are the challenges and prospects for 4G in critical business environments? These are the questions addressed by Hub One and IDATE in the white paper "critical business 4G, towards mobile broadband"
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Hybrid TV

    Advanced TV services for all, available now with Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV solutions, Hybrid TV solutions are proving their value in any national broadcast landscape. In legacy broadcast TV countries, hybrid is needed to bring integrated advanced TV services to all. In largely wired TV countries, it is needed to bring a best-in-class TV experience to all broadband subscribers.
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The impact of VoIP and instant messaging on traditional communication services in Europe

    This report shows that services such as Instant Messaging and Voice over IP have not had a significantly adverse impact on traditional telecommunication providers in Europe. In fact, these services are providing new areas of growth for European telecommunications providers.

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Mobile operators’ investments

    This paper, published with the support of Ericsson and Qualcomm, investigates the level of mobile revenues, investments (Capex) and usage in Europe, as well as the interrelation between those metrics. The study compares the EU5 (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK) with the other world mobile leaders, namely the USA, Japan and South Korea.

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Annual Survey of the French Video Game Industry


DigiWorld Economic Journal (Communications & Strategies)

    The DigiWorld Economic Journal (formerly Communications & Strategies), is an international journal that aims to publish peer-reviewed papers focusing on the industry's key issues and offering a forum for the finest socio-economic analysis of the telecoms, IT and audiovisual sectors.

    Download for free - Archives 2005 - 2015
    Purchase the latest issue - Mobile dynamics: the path to 5G

    Yearly Subscription - 2016 Subscription (4 issues)


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