Mobile viewing is on the rise in the UK, according to eMarketer

Mobile viewing is on the rise in the UK, according to eMarketer

Mobile viewing is on the rise in the UK and smartphones are becoming a popular choice for video entertainment, according to new data. Consumers in the UK are watching more digital video content than ever before with mobile viewing on the rise, according to eMarketer’s latest time spent with video forecast. The forecast, which is included […]

Survey of gamers finds half view blockchain as the future of games, half think it’s too complex and expensive

Survey of gamers finds half view blockchain as the future of games, half think it’s too complex and expensive

Blockchain game and collectables publisher BitCrystals has published the results of its first-ever survey of gamers and their attitudes to blockchain and cryptocurrencies. With blockchain and cryptocurrencies gaining an increasing amount of attention within the game industry, BitCrystals undertook the survey to try and better understand this fast-emerging sector. With more than 500 responses collected […]

MVNOs share of total mobile subscriptions in Africa and Middle East is forecast to reach 0.73% by 2023, says GlobalData

MVNOs share of total mobile subscriptions in Africa and Middle East is forecast to reach 0.73% by 2023, says GlobalData

Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) accounted for 0.66% of Africa and the Middle East (AME)’s total mobile subscriptions in 2017. This share is expected to grow slightly over the forecast period to reach 0.73% by 2023, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Declining voice prices and the emergence of over-the-top (OTT) applications […]

Starbucks is beating Apple, Google, and Samsung in mobile payments, according to eMarketer

Starbucks is beating Apple, Google, and Samsung in mobile payments, according to eMarketer

Starbucks will remain the most popular proximity mobile payment app, staying ahead of Apple Pay and other competitors, according to eMarketer’s latest forecast on US proximity mobile payments. This year, 23.4 million people ages 14 and over will use the Starbucks app to make a point-of-sale purchase at least once every six months. That puts […]

Apps lead the charge as mobile advertising continues to grow worldwide, according to PubMatic

Apps lead the charge as mobile advertising continues to grow worldwide, according to PubMatic

PubMatic, a publisher-focused sell-side platform (SSP) for an open digital media future, has released its first Quarterly Mobile Index (QMI) of 2018, which delved into key trends in mobile advertising for Q1. The report includes highlights around mobile app advertising growth, the continued expansion of header bidding adoption across mobile inventory, and the expansion of […]

Monthly mobile data usage per subscriber in Africa and Middle East to reach 4.6GB by 2022, says GlobalData

Monthly mobile data usage per subscriber in Africa and Middle East to reach 4.6GB by 2022, says GlobalData

Africa and Middle East’s (AME) monthly mobile data usage per subscriber is forecast to more than double between 2017 and 2022, reaching 4.6GB by the end of the forecast period, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Growth will be supported by the increasing availability of sub $50 smartphones, falling data prices and […]