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How fast can the ‘application to person’ messaging space grow? What happened to iPhone sales in the last quarter? Which two new smartphone brands have just entered the global top five?
You’ll find the answers to these and many more mobile data related questions in this week’s MEF market stats round up…
Brazil’s economic growth is well documented. It is a mobile first country with 50 per cent of all households using mobile as their primary means for communicating and getting online.
Today that’s a mix of feature phones and smartphones but by 2018, one third of the country is predicted to own a smartphone.
Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world.
This week.. Facebook soars on mobile ad revenues, iPhone sales flatline, India gets its first mobile only bank and much more.
Apple’s iPhone sales are flatlining, the tech company said on Tuesday, as it announced a sharp slowdown in sales growth for its top-selling mobile device.
The company sold 74.8m of its flagship devices in the final three months of 2015, below analysts’ expectations. In the same period in 2014 the company sold 74.46m iPhones, meaning sales were essentially flat.
Apple Wallet is so underexposed, even converts still call it Passbook. But it’s a potentially brilliant channel for saving and redeeming retail coupons. Tim Green wonders if ‘save to Wallet’ is finally about to become a thing …
This week, British shoppers of a certain age were moved by the news that department store BHS was going bust. Moved but not surprised. BHS is to the fast-evolving retail market as Chicory Tip is to hip hop. It’s the shop of the year. And the year is 1972.