India smartphone sales on the up

Most of the world might be experiencing dip with smartphone shipments, but with India playing catch-up in the digital economy, device sales are continuing to rise.

LTE growth of 3400% predicted

LTE is set to be the dominant new mobile network technology of the future, growing by 3,400 per cent between now and 2015, according to a report from In-Stat. This huge growth will be driven by networks looking to accommodate users wanting to connect to the internet at any time and on any device, according to the report author Chris Kissel, an analyst at In-Stat.

Asia-Pacific subs to grow by 25 per cent in four years

Informa Telecoms & Media (ITM) has released forecasts that show annual mobile service revenues in the Asia Pacific region will increase by more than 16 per cent from the end of this year to US$326.37bn by end-2013, with growth powered by the twin engines of rising mobile subscriptions and greater usage of data services.