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IDC: Algerian mobile phone brands rise in wake of import freeze

Locally-made mobile phone brands in Algeria are now growing following a government policy that restricted the importation of devices, which is now encouraging assembling in the country, the International Data Corporation (IDC) has announced.   Algeria’s mobile phone market recovered from an extremely turbulent 2017 to post strong growth for the first three months of […]

Big Brother: 78% of social media users ‘planning to leave’

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 […]

Top-selling smartphones in Nigeria at mid-2014

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 […]

Bitflux to boost ‘Nigerian Content’ in telecoms sector, NCC says

IDC: African IT spending to reach $33.4 billion in 2018

The International Data Corporation (IDC) has projected that the overall African IT spending will expand at a very healthy compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.3% over the next five years to total $33.4 billion in 2018. This figure represents a 36% increase from today’s figure according to the global consulting and advisory services firm, which […]

IDC: Worldwide PC monitor sales drops in Q1 2014