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Euro telcos call for Big Tech network cash

The CEOs of 16 European telcos have issued statement calling for the largest traffic generators to make a fair contribution to the “sizeable” costs they currently impose on European networks. Noting the role of connectivity in addressing current EU challenges, they say they are writing with a sense of urgency, as the European Commission looks […]

September 27, 2022By Colin Mann

Research: 41% of over-70s only use mobile for calls

Older people are missing out on the emotional benefits of technology to help tackle loneliness because they lack digital skills, according to research from BT. The research shows that 41 per cent of over 70s don’t feel fully confident using their mobile beyond simple calls – despite almost three quarters (71 per cent) believing phones […]

September 26, 2022

Survey: Interactive streaming drives Gen Z brand engagement

Findings from a study by real-time engagement API platform Agora that examines how Gen Z consumers are engaging with brands that use interactive live video through their own platforms or via third-party apps, such as TikTok, Twitch and Instagram, suggest that Gen Z wants brands to use more interactive live streaming. Interactive live video includes […]

September 23, 2022

Report: UK home ent market set for £5.5bn boost

A report, The Evolution of Home Entertainment Report 2020 – 2025, from trade bodies the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) and DEGI: Digital Entertainment Group International, predicts UK category growth of £5.5 billion (€6.3bn) by 2025, a rise of 114 per cent on the pre-pandemic predictions as well as forecast transactional cumulative consumer spend […]

September 22, 2022

Report: T-Mobile leads 5G availability, reach

T-Mobile leads 5G availability, reach A report from research firm Opensignal finds that 5G users on T-Mobile US spent the largest proportion of time with an active 5G connection, and they also found a 5G signal in the highest proportion of locations. The report analyses the 5G mobile network experience across six key measures – […]

September 22, 2022

Data: 5G connections doubling every year

The global uptake of wireless 5G networks is now doubling every year to reach 813 million connections by the end of the second quarter of 2022, according to data from research firm Omdia and trade organisation 5G Americas. 5G connections will reach 1.1 billion by the end of 2022. “The progress of 5G continues throughout […]

September 22, 2022

Study: Screens help cognitive development in children

A study published in Frontiers in Psychology, has examined the impact passive screen use has on a young child’s cognitive development. It found screen exposure – whether that be from a TV or mobile device – can be beneficial, depending on the context in which it’s viewed. Researchers from the University of Portsmouth and Paris […]

September 22, 2022

Survey: ARPU preferred telco profitability measure

A survey of senior telecoms professionals investigating how data can help to define and transform telecom customer base value from data solutions expert Sagacity finds that while 97 per cent of organisations say they are serious about being value-driven, fewer than one in five (17 per cent) have successfully transitioned to this model. As a […]

September 21, 2022

Forecast: 5G FWA to generate $2.5bn by 2023

A study by Juniper Research forecasts that total operator-billed revenue generated from 5G FWA (Fixed Wireless Access) services will rise from $515 million (€515.2m) in 2022 to $2.5 billion next year. This huge growth will be driven by 5G’s advanced network capabilities, such as ultra-low delay and increased data processing to provide connectivity services that […]

September 21, 2022

Forecast: Hong Kong mobile service revenue set for growth

The overall mobile services revenue in Hong Kong is poised to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.2 per cent from $2.7 billion in 2021 to $3 billion in 2026, supported by the growth in smartphone subscriptions and mobile data service revenues, forecasts GlobalData, the data and analytics company. GlobalData’s Hong Kong […]

September 21, 2022