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IDC: Mobile tech heads for $1.2 trillion by 2019

The International Data Corporation (IDC) forecast that worldwide spending on mobile technologies will reach a whopping 1.9 trillion dollars by 2019. In its report titled “Empowering the Workforce for Business Transformation: Worldwide and U .S. Forecast for Mobility, 2014- 2019,” the technology market intelligence provider estimated that $901 billion was spent worldwide on mobile technologies […]

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IDC: Nigeria, emerging markets fuel world smartphone growth in Q1 2015

A global mobile phone tracking report has revealed that growth in smartphone markets in the second quarter of 2015 was fuelled by increased demand in Nigeria like other emerging markets. Preliminary insights from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly shows that vendors shipped a total of 337.2 million smartphones worldwide in the second quarter of […]

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IDC: Nigeria leads Africa’s smartphone market

Nigeria was in the lead of Africa’s smartphone market in the first quarter of 2015, latest figures released by global technology consulting firm, International Data Corporation (IDC) has revealed. Nigeria contributed significantly to the overall growth seen in Africa, with the country experiencing year-on- year growth of 135 percent, according to IDC.   Nigeria also accounted […]

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Nigeria dials 135% smartphone shipments growth in 2014, IDC says

Nigeria posted a record 135% growth in smartphone shipments in 2014 as falling smartphone prices continue to shake feature phones markets across Africa and the Middle East, a new report by the International Data Corporation (IDC) has shown. It was also a period that saw smartphone shipments to the Middle East and Africa recording unprecedented […]

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