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  • A new ABI Research forecast for handset-based navigation shipments finds they are expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 43% over the next five years, rising from 30 million in 2010 to 181 million in 2015. Telematics and navigation practice director Dominique Bonte (photo) comments: "The handset navigation boom is largely driven by...
    13 Mai 2010/ Continuare
  • comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released a study on the role of regional Internet service providers (ISPs) in the growth of rural broadband in the United States. The study found that broadband penetration in rural markets has experienced double-digit growth in the past year, driven largely by regional providers...
    12 Mai 2010/ Continuare
  • The TV4 Group and Telenor Group today announced that they have entered a co-ownership agreement for C More Entertainment, which runs its premium TV operations under the Canal+ brand. Telenor will acquire 35 per cent of C More Entertainment through a share purchase and a directed new share issue of the company's shares. Telenor has paid a cash consideration...
    11 Mai 2010/ Continuare
  • Skype's VoIP calling service has been synonymous with free computer-to-computer calls for so long, it's easy to overlook the company's calling plans to landlines and mobile phones. Those who do buy Skype Credit and use Skype plans to call phones rather than computers know that making calls to a mobile phone can easily cost US$0.25 per minute. That's a...
    10 Mai 2010/ Continuare
  • Telegent Systems, the company that makes television mobile, today announced that continuing growth in demand for its free-to-air mobile TV receivers has propelled it beyond a milestone of 80 million units shipped since it first launched its mobile TV receiver technology in mid-2007. Telegent leads the market for mobile TV receivers. Analyst firm Forward...
    07 Mai 2010/ Continuare
  • Alcatel One Touch XTRA is a new affordable phone that will be available soon in the UK, exclusively via Orange – which is also readying the Orange Rio and Orange Lisbon. The Alcatel One Touch XTRA is presented as a "social networking phone", and comes with access to Facebook and Twitter. The handset also features a QVGA touchscreen display, full QWERTY...
    07 Mai 2010/ Continuare
  • Global commercial navigation system shipments will grow from three million in 2010 to 7.5 million in 2015. While North America and Europe are currently the leading regions, the Asia-Pacific commercial navigation market is set for rapid growth as truck-specific map attributes become available. ABI Research Navigation and Telematics Practice Director...
    07 Mai 2010/ Continuare
  • Driven by soaring shipments of smart phones, the global market for preloaded applications and other software for cell phones is set to more than double from 2008 to 2014, according to iSuppli Corp. Preloaded software represents applications that are already included in cell phones when consumers buy them—as opposed to programs later purchased by users....
    06 Mai 2010/ Continuare
  • As demand for connected devices expands, Internet-connected TVs form a category poised for growth and evolution. According to new forecasts from ABI Research, the estimated 19% of flat panel TVs shipping with Ethernet in 2010 will grow to 46% in 2013, and connectivity is expected to become a mainstream feature. What will viewers see and interact with on...
    05 Mai 2010/ Continuare
  • IFA, in association with A.S.S. Concert & Promotion and FKP Scorpio Konzertproduktionen, is presenting the high flyers from the British charts: The Kooks. With the assistance of rbb-Radio Eins and the music magazine unclesally*s, the opening concert of IFA will take place in the Summer Garden on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds on 2 September 2010. The...
    04 Mai 2010/ Continuare

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