Small Cell Forum Unveils Operator Research Showing Accelerating Densification and Enterprise Deployments on Road to 5G

New non-residential small cell deployments set to grow at compound annual rate of 36% from 2015 to 2025, with Enterprise deployments set to 17x over same period San Jose, CA – 5th December 2017 Small Cell Forum (SCF), the telecoms organization driving universal cellular coverage, today announced the results of an in-depth survey of over 50 mobile operators, undertaken by Rethink Technology Research. The survey questioned operators’ deployment plans and business drivers for a dense HetNet, as well as the barriers they expect to have to overcome. The results showed…

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Vodafone research reveals number of large scale Internet of Things (IoT) projects doubled in the last year

Vodafone published today its fifth annual IoT Barometer Report – the leading global survey of business sentiment regarding investment and innovation in the Internet of Things. The Barometer report found that: The percentage of companies with more than 50,000 connected devices active has doubled in the last 12 months 84% of IoT adopters say that their use of IoT has grown in the last year 51% of IoT adopters say that the technology is increasing revenues or opening up new revenue streams 66% of all companies agree that digital transformation…

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The London disconnect: connectivity woes hindering SME productivity

David takes on Goliath with UK’s fastest growing independent connectivity provider, M24Seven, launching in the capital London, 21st July 2017 – M24Seven, the UK’s fastest-growing connectivity provider, run by former Sage MD Lee Perkins, is set to take on BT to level the playing field for digitally disadvantaged SMEs in the UK capital – with world-class connectivity. Nearly a third of London SMEs estimate they could have lost more than £10,000 per year due to connectivity issues, according to M24Seven’s latest research – a huge blow to the local and…

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75 percent of British Adults Admit Purchase Decisions Changed by Rewards

Study finds point of sale decisions can swayed by right incentive 10 July, 2017, London: 75 percent of British consumers admit that the right reward or incentive could shift their final purchase decision to buy from a competing brand at the point of sale. The independent study of 1,000 British adults, commissioned by 360insights, also found that appealing incentive or rewards have driven 30 percent to buy a product of lower quality and 33 percent to buy a more expensive product. The report also found that brand loyalty could be bought,…

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Research Shows Channel Trust Issues Impact Commercial Opportunities

Reading, UK – 12 June, 2017 – Independent research recently conducted on behalf of Zyme, the market leader in the rapidly growing discipline of channel data management (CDM), has highlighted that 80% of consumer electronics manufacturers believe they have lost commercial opportunities because of limitations in their ability to collect and analyse channel data. Of equal concern is that 43% said they have shared data with the board in which they are not completely confident. The reason this raises cause for concern is because, according to the ‘Channel Data Management…

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Vendor ‘Data Fails’ Cap Channel Rewards

Reading, UK – 25th May, 2017 – Zyme, the market leader in the rapidly growing discipline of channel data management (CDM), opened its third UK CDM Summit with a warning to attendees that having ‘trust’ in channel performance is no longer enough to satisfy board members, or stakeholders. Quoting independent research recently conducted, the company stated that for 75% of respondents there is now increasing pressure to prove return on investment (ROI) on partner incentives. This will be problematic for some however as 52% admitted that they have to trust…

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New Research Highlights Inventory Management Failings

Reading, UK — 25 April, 2017 — Zyme, the market leader in the rapidly growing discipline of channel data management (CDM), today released independent research results which show inventory management is far from under control in consumer electronics businesses. Despite ongoing pressure from stakeholders to reduce operating costs, just one in five (19%) companies interviewed were ‘very confident’ that they have a 360-degree view on inventory at all times; more than half described themselves as ‘not particularly’ or ‘not at all’ confident in this area. The report, entitled “Channel Data…

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