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439 mln WiFi households globally by 2016 8 Apr 2012 | 02:41 pm

Wi-Fi network use will nearly double in homes around the world come 2016, according to Strategy Analytics. Already used in some 439 mln households worldwide, equivalent to 25% of all households, Wi-Fi...

1 bln mobile subscribers in China, 144 mln use 3G 1 Apr 2012 | 06:54 am

The number of cell phone subscriptions grew 20.7 mln in January and February 2012 to reach just over 1 bln, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said, up from 900.4 mln in April 2011. T...

49.7% of Americans own smartphones 1 Apr 2012 | 06:51 am

Almost half (49.7%) of US mobile subscribers now own smartphones, as of February 2012. According to Nielsen, this marks an increase of 38% YTY; in February 2011, only 36% of mobile subscribers owned s...

Smart connected devices generated $489 bln in 2011 1 Apr 2012 | 06:45 am

The universe of smart connected devices, including PCs, media tablets, and smartphones, saw shipments of more than 916 mln units and revenues surpassing $489 bln dollars in 2011, according to IDC. Uni...

276.9 mln Americans used e-mail in August 2009 12 Oct 2009 | 05:48 pm

In August 2009, 276.9 mln people used email across the US, several European countries, Australia and Brazil, according to Nielsen, up 21% from 229.2 mln in August 2008.

More smartphones than PCs to be sold by 2011 8 Sep 2009 | 09:58 am

Smartphone sales will surpass worldwide PC sales by the end of 2011, RBC says. Global mobile phone sales totalled 286.1 mln units in Q2 2009, a 6.1% decrease from Q2 2008, according to Gartner. Howeve...

57% of Americans watch TV and surf Internet simultaneously 8 Sep 2009 | 09:55 am

57% of TV viewers in the US who have Internet access use both mediums at the same time at least once a month. That translates to more than 128 mln US consumers. Average TV viewer who uses the Internet...

$115.6 bln will be spent on online travel in 2009 5 Aug 2009 | 09:20 pm

Forrester Research expects $115.6 bln will be spent for travel online in the US alone in 2009, and that number is expected to jump to $157.8 bln by 2013.

Mobile entertainment to generate $32 bln in 2009 9 Jul 2009 | 04:37 pm

According to Mobile Entertainment Forum, the global mobile entertainment industry is now worth some $32 bln. According to KPMG, the industry also remains confident that it can continue to grow strongl...

Mobile financial services to the poor to reach $5 bln by 2012 17 Jun 2009 | 08:54 pm

The market of mobile financial services to poor people in emerging markets will surge from nothing to $5 bln in 2012, CGAP said.

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