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AT&T scores well for customer satisfaction

When it comes to connectivity, there is no contest: Fibre Internet beats non-fibre service hands down, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) Telecommunications Study 2022-2023. The former outpaces the latter by 9 points — 75 to 66 — for customer satisfaction (on a scale of 0 to 100. “Across the entire customer experience, […]

June 7, 2023

Report: Sharp rise in neighbouring WiFi networks

Personalised communications services pioneer Plume has issued its latest Plume IQ report for May 2023, revealing a significant and global increase in the number of neighbouring WiFi networks that each Plume HomePass-powered smart home network can see. These neighbouring signals have the potential to create interference when communicating with devices. When comparing the second half […]

May 31, 2023

Data: Chinese panel makers increase market share

The two Chinese giant TV panel makers, TCL and Hisense, have gained significant market share according to data from Omdia’s TV Display & OEM Intelligence Share. The paid now hold a 24 per cent market share for their Q1 2023 trading, and up from 22 percent for the same period last year. A 4-year average […]

May 16, 2023By Chris Forrester

Study: 80% Brits satisfied with 5G performance

Green Smartphones, has published research in collaboration with OnePoll to find out what people in the UK really think about 5G. Has the 5G rollout been a huge disappointment, or is the technology meeting expectations? The company surveyed 1000 UK adults who reported using 5G to get online on their mobile phone. According to the […]

May 4, 2023

Forecast: 1,846 small satellite launches per year

In the period 2012 to 2021 there were just 466 smaller satellites per year launched into orbit. Euroconsult forecasts that in the decade from 2022 to 2031 the expected number jumps to 1,846 per year. That earlier period showed that the average weight of these smaller craft was some 141 kgs. The current decade is […]

May 3, 2023By Chris Forrester

Research: Telcos eager for 5G software tools

Research commissioned by Nokia and conducted by Analysys Mason revealed that network API exposure is a top 5 priority for 73 per cent of communication service providers (CSPs), who are turning to open APIs (application programming interface) and SDK (software development kits) to enable software developers to create programs that offer new 5G services to […]

April 27, 2023

Enable-6G project launched

The IMDEA Networks Institute, in collaboration with Telefónica, NEC Corporation and BluSpecs, has launched the ENABLE-6G project, which aims to address the challenges that will be faced by future 6G networks, such as increased connectivity, higher performance demands, and advanced object and environment detection and communication. This project is funded by the European Union-NextGenerationEU and […]

April 24, 2023By Colin Mann

Survey: Cloud is key to 2023 strategy

Akamai Technologies, the cloud company, has revealed that 95 per cent of channel partners agree that cloud computing is a key priority for their customers’ 2023 strategy. However, not all businesses plan to or are able to invest heavily in the space. Willingness to spend varies greatly, with 27 per cent planning to spend below […]

April 24, 2023

Report: 120m smart homes in US, Europe

According to a research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of smart homes in Europe and North America reached 120.5 million in 2022. North America is the leading market in terms of penetration and 39.2 per cent of all households in the region had at least one smart home product or […]

April 18, 2023

Research: Strong recovery for B&M tech

IABM, the international trade association for Broadcast and Media technology suppliers and analysis and research company Caretta Research have released the first detailed sizing of the Broadcast and Media (B&M) technology market. Caretta Research has evaluated the industry market size based on a review of the revenues and offering of around 1,000 vendors in the […]

April 17, 2023