Press Releases

  • Mobile network operators set to earn over $600 billion per year from mobile data by 2020, says Pyramid Research 31 August 2016 Mobile data revenue accounted for almost half of the total mobile revenue globally in 2015 and will grow at an annual rate of 7% to exceed US$600 billion by the end of 2020, according to insight from Pyramid Research. The company’s latest report states that the rapid rise of data represents a shift from traditional voice and messaging services toward IP-based communications and content delivery. T…
  • Soaring Appetite for On-Demand Video Services Presents Significant Investment Opportunity for European Telecoms Operators, says Pyramid Research 14 July 2016 The availability of fast fixed and mobile next generation networks has significantly changed video consumption habits in Europe, driving mobile video, on-demand video and multi-screen viewing, according to insight from Pyramid Research The company’s report* states that an increasing consumer appetite for on-demand video services presents an opportunity for operators to complement their core portfo…
  • Telecommunications Companies Require Culture Shift to Maximize Benefits of Big Data Analytics, says Pyramid Research 21 June 2016 While big data analytics (BDA) is on every communications service provider’s (CSP) radar, investment levels are relatively minor for most organizations, with many barely scratching the surface, according to insight from Pyramid Research. The company’s latest report* states that the return on investment from telco analytics is far behind that of online companies like Amazon, Google and Facebook. Am…
  • Pyramid Research highlights 7 strategies to increase smartphone sales in Africa 01 June 2016 A new report, "Operator Strategies to Increase Smartphone Penetration in Africa," published by Pyramid Research, provides in-depth insights on a number of smartphone strategies that African telecommunication operators can use to increase smartphone usage and adoption on their networks.  By 2020, Pyramid Research forecasts annual smartphone sales in Africa and the Middle East to grow by a CAGR of 1…
  • Multiplay households to reach 144.5m in Americas by year-end 2016 19 May 2016 Pyramid Research expects multiplay penetration of households in the Americas to reach 46.3% by year-end 2016, with Latin America accounting for 37.2% of the total multiplay households  According to a new report by Pyramid Research, the number of households subscribing to multiplay services in the Americas will reach 144.5 million in 2016, representing a multiplay penetration of households of 46.3%…
  • LPWA IoT Will Grow Rapidly and Represent 55% of IoT Connections by 2020, says Pyramid Research 28 April 2016 Low Powered Wide Area (LPWA) Internet of Things (IoT) connections will witness huge growth, from just 20 million in 2014 to 861 million by 2020, which will be equivalent to 55% of all IoT connections, according to Pyramid Research. The company’s latest report Low Power Wide Area Internet of Things: Market Forecasts and MNO Approaches, states that huge volume growth is expected from 2018, particula…
  • The German digital consumer - 10 takeaways from the latest consumer survey 24 March 2016 The German digital consumer – 10 takeaways from the latest consumer survey   “The groundwork for consumer digitalization is set in Germany – said Pablo Iacopino, Director of Europe at Pyramid Research – as the adoption of next generation devices and services move beyond early adopter status, consumers are more open to mobile payment and online retail channels purchases, and the appetite for bundle…
  • Key factors to continue shaping the enterprise cloud market in the Middle East 10 December 2015 A new report by Pyramid Research has identified seven key factors that will impact the adoption of enterprise cloud services in the Middle East.   Seven predominant factors are shaping the market in the region and overall cloud services adoption is at an inflection point. “These factors provide a 360 degree overview, covering all elements of the value chain from suppliers, distributors, consumers …
  • Fiber-optic to reach 5.1 million connections in Latin America by year-end 2015 18 August 2015 According to Pyramid Research’s latest Fixed Communications Demand Forecast, fixed lines in Latin America will reach 163.8 million by year-end 2015, with fiber-optic (FTTH/B) accounting for 5.1 million connections.   The number of fixed lines for voice and Internet services in Latin America will reach 163.8 million in 2015, an increase of 2.3% over 2014. This represents a broadband penetration rat…
  • The merger Wind-3 Italia may unlock convergence opportunities 07 August 2015 On 6 August 2015, CK Hutchison Holdings Limited, parent company of 3 Italia, and VimpelCom Limited, parent company of WIND, entered into an agreement to form a 50/50 joint venture that will manage the combined telecoms businesses. Completion is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected within twelve months.    In a new blog post, Pyramid Research's Director of Europe, Pablo Iacopino, expla…