Mobile phone shipments have risen for the fourth time in five months with just over nine million mobiles shipped in the past year and the rolling annual total hitting a nine-month high, says CommSec using AMTA’s shipment figures.
Mobile phone shipments continue to steadily increase, according to the latest official industry figures for June 2009.
CommSec says AMTA’s mobile phone shipment figures for May 2009 were showing signs of cautious consumer optimism.
There were 2.8 million mobile phones shipped to Australia in the first four months of this year, indicating that despite the difficult financial times, mobile telecommunications is quite high on Australians’ list of discretionary household expenditure. The latest figures published by the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) show a 1.7% increase in shipments compared to the four-months period in 2008.
Mobile phone handset shipment figures for Australia have held up well during the first four months of this year, according to the latest industry figures.
There were 788,908 shipments of mobile phones to Australia in March 2009, according to the latest industry figures. The shipments in March were up 51.27% on the previous month.
The telecommunications industry’s consumer protections code of practice will be an important benchmark during the difficult conditions the industry faces over the next year. Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman Deirdre O’Donnell said that she expected that tighter economic conditions would lead to increased focus on the billing of phone and internet bills as people sought ways to cut their expenditure.
There were 521,512 shipments of mobile phones to Australia in February 2009, according to the latest industry figures.
Mobile shipment figures to Australia for January have held up well despite gloomy global economic predictions and the slowing economy in Australia.
This year will undoubtedly be a tough year for many global economies. However, despite uncertain forecasts, Acision, the world‘s leading messaging company, believes that the changing economic landscape will present many revenue opportunities for service providers.
The Mobile Carriers Forum has welcomed the continuing decline in complaints to the ACMA regarding the Industry’s consultation practices when establishing telecommunications facilities.
Nearly 9990,000 mobile phone handsets were shipped to Australia in November, according to the latest Informark shipment figures.
As forecasts with big numbers catch marketers’ eyes, hard data reminds us that in many ways, mobile content is still finding its foothold. Most mobile phone users in the US are sticking with the basics for now, according to data released in October 2008 by Accenture.
At the next AMTA Networking Forum Nathan Burley, Telecommunications Analyst, Ovum will give a presentation on the “Challenges and Opportunities for the Mobile Telecommunications Industry”. Nathan will discuss issues such as: 3G evolution and migration; mobile broadband; mobile internet; the future of the mobile operator.
An Ovum report in the United States has shown that the proliferation of mobile wireless technology and services in the US, particularly wireless broadband, is having a massive impact on the productivity of the entire economy with significant benefits flowing to small businesses and health care from the use of wireless broadband.
Ten thousand Australians have sought and obtained site specific information regarding electromagnetic energy (EME) levels around base stations over the past 12 months from the Mobile Carriers Forum’s Radio Frequency National Site Archive (RFNSA).
The report Australian Mobile Telecommunications Industry Economic Significance and Contribution 2008, produced by Access Economics, says the mobile telecommunications industry plays a key role in the Australian economy because the enabling technology drives productivity across all sectors, which results in its indirect contribution outweighing its direct impact on the economy.
Two annual statutory reports prepared by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission on telecommunications competitive safeguards, and changes in the prices paid for telecommunications services were tabled in Parliament yesterday.
Brazil, Russia, India and China -collectively known as BRIC - represent the next great growth curve for both the mobile and interactive marketing industries. Home to over 40% of the world's population, the BRIC countries form the core of an emergent global middle class that will number over 1 billion people by 2015.
Research firm Gartner said West European mobile phones sales fell 16.4% in the first-quarter compared with the year-earlier period, the first fall in the region since Gartner began tracking device sales in 2001, Dow Jones reports.
The average family home in Australia has almost three televisions, three mobile phones, two computers, two DVD players and a video-game console. One in five children has a TV in their bedroom, with the same amount finding space for a PC — a rate which has more than doubled from 10 years ago.
November was another bumper month for mobile phone handset shipments with the total for the first 11 months of 2007 edging towards 9 million shipments
Mobile usage has continued to grow strongly according to a recent global study. The research group Informa Telecoms and Media estimates global mobile connections have reached 3.3 billion – one for every 2 people in the world. This estimate reflects a growth of 18% from the 2006 result of 2.8 billion.
The mobile telecommunications industry welcomes the release of the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman’s Report for 2007 this week. The Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA), Chris Althaus, said the report provided the industry with valuable feedback, which is used to improve customer services.
The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman’s complaint statistics provide carriers with good business intelligence to help them to do business better and serve their customers, the new Ombudsman, Deirdre O’Donnell, told an AMTA Members Forum in Sydney yesterday.
Shipments of mobile phone handsets to Australia in August jumped 10% over the same period 12 months ago, according to the latest official industry figures.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission today issued its annual report on telecommunications market indicators.
The official industry figures show that there were 715,484 shipments of mobile phone handsets to Australia in July 2007. This took the total shipments for this calendar year to 4.54 million.
The mobile telecommunications industry “punches above its weight” because of its ability to drive productivity gains throughout the Australian economy, says Access Economics Director Steve Brown.
The mobile telecommunications industry “punches above its weight” because of its ability to drive productivity gains throughout the Australian economy, says Access Economics Director Steve Brown. Access Economics’ report, Australian Mobile Telecommunications Industry: Economic Significance & State of the Industry, was released today in Sydney at the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association Conference.
GARI helps consumers find a device with the accessibility features that work best for their particular needs.
The UK is moving ahead with the roll-out of 5G technologies and application with an announcement that the UK Government will fund six 5G pilot programs across the country to the value of £25m.
Report from Deloitte Access Economics on 5G - the next generation of mobile telecommunications.
See a video demonstration of how 5G will improve latency - network reaction time.