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IP&TV 2012 round-up

As always Informa’s analyst team was out in force at this year’s IP&TV World Forum – the last IP&TV World Forum, it turns out, as the show re-brands to TV Connect for 2013 and beyond. This year’s show was certainly bigger and brasher than previous years (exhibit a: the Red Bull F1 car on the… Read more

Giles Cottle

Google’s Motorola acquisition will accelerate the growth of M-Commerce

Google’s entry in the mobile phone hardware market with the acquisition of Motorola Mobility seems to be the outcome of the company’s desire to acquire the 17,000+ patents that Motorola holds and compete more effectively with Apple and other smartphone/OS vendors. The acquisition will however, not only have an impact on the handset market but… Read more

Shailendra Pandey

Operators are losing faith in Symbian, but not Nokia.

I originally wrote this piece back in March 2011 for premium subscribers to our Intelligence Centre platform, but given the blaze of comment around Nokia at present, I thought it would be valuable to put this commentary into the public domain. Looking back now, I still stand by the vast majority of what I wrote.… Read more

Thomas Wehmeier