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Résultats France Télécom : 17 millions de clients supplémentaires

France Télécom a publié ses résultats 2011. On y apprend que le groupe comptait sur 226,3 millions de clients dans le monde au 31 décembre 2011 (en hausse de 8% sur l’année), dont 167,4 millions d’abonnés mobiles hors MVNO.

2012 Tablet sales

More information on 2012 tablet sales. See comments.

 

Apple, Samsung Led Tablet Market in Q4-2012

Apple and Samsung Electronics led the tablet market in the fourth quarter of 2012, but new entrant Microsoft did not make it to the top five with its Surface tablet.

The market share of Apple also continued to drop in the quarter, IDC said on Thursday.

Social messaging cost carriers $14B in SMS revenue

Cell phone owners are turning to other services to chat with friends, according to Ovum. It also says carriers lost $8.7 billion in SMS revenue in 2010 because of social messaging.

Is iMessage hurting SMS revenue? You better believe it.

It's no secret SMS is wildly popular, but according to a new report from research firm Ovum, carriers around the world lost quite a bit of revenue last year after mobile phone owners turned to other services to chat with friends.

Symantec: Mobile adoption has reached tipping point

Adoption of mobile devices has reached a tipping point in the workplace, with most businesses in a recent Symantec survey pondering development of custom applications or already running line-of-business applications on these handheld units.

US Consumer electronics spending hits $144B in 2011

Recent news of Apple killing it with fourth-quarter earnings and holiday spending showing more people shopping online was re-confirmed today by market research company The NPD Group.

Their numbers show that these fourth-quarter trends actually held true for all of 2011.

 

Number of mobile devices to hit 8 billion by 2016

A look at mobile data traffic over the next several years.

Dépenses IT 2012 en France : la prudence règne

En collaboration avec Aastra, NetMediaEurope présente une étude sur les niveaux d’investissements IT en France (infrastructures, applications, services, téléphonie, innovation). Mot d’ordre : la stabilité.

Compte tenu de la morosité économique globale qui persiste, les entreprises françaises tendraient à maintenir leurs dépenses IT en 2012. Et encore. Si la situation ne se dégrade pas fortement.

Worldwide IT spending rose just 5 percent in 2011.

Spending on technology around the world managed to rise last year despite economic woes in Europe and a severe hard drive shortage, said research firm IDC.

Overall, IT spending rose just 5 percent in 2011, but that proved to be a healthy gain in the face of worldwide challenges.

The 5 percent figure was calculated using constant currency, a method that does not take into account fluctuations in the exchange rate. In U.S. dollars, the picture was even rosier with tech spending rising by almost 9 percent last year.

Orange Business Services recense 3600 clients pour ses offres cloud

Orange Business Services (OBS) comptabilise 3600 clients utilisateurs pour ses solutions cloud, dont 2500 pour l’offre Le Cloud Pro (bouquet de services pour indépendants, TPE et PME), lancée en juin dernier.

Microsoft se félicite du bon démarrage d’Office 365

Six mois après le lancement d’Office 365, sa gamme de services de bureautique dans le cloud, Microsoft se dit satisfait de son taux d’adoption par les PME et les grands comptes.

Après un premier bilan d’étape réalisé au début du mois de décembre dernier, la gamme de services en mode cloud Office 365 fête ses six mois d’existence, après son lancement en juin 2011.

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