IHS Markit
Jan 30, 2020

Smartphone market fails to sustain growth

Samsung ended 2019 as the leader in shipments, while Huawei started to feel the impact of continued headwinds from the US.

Oct 23, 2019

How 5G will and won’t benefit SA

While some of the excitement surrounding 5G is warranted, the technology will have a limited impact on the typical South African mobile user.

Apr 17, 2019

5G to create infinite opportunities, but clarity needed

While 5G is set to boom globally, more clarity is needed on its technical rollout requirements, to achieve its envisioned value.


US Israeli drone makers keep eye on rising Chinese

Cheaper Chinese military drones chip away at US and Israeli domination of the industry.


Nigeria moving to digital

There has been particular success in cost-optimised digital technologies such as DMR, dPMR and Nexedge in Africa, says Motorola Solutions.

Apr 18, 2017

Smart city device shipments to hit 1.4bn in 2026

Despite its fragmented state, the market continues to grow, presenting great opportunities for all players, says IHS Markit.


Juniper Networks announces carrier-grade cloud solution

It has partnered with Affirmed Networks and Netronome to deliver a scalable cloud solution for mobile subscriber services.

Feb 3, 2017

Fingerprint sensors experience explosive growth

Fingerprint sensors, which are predicted to reach nearly one billion in 2017, are expected to be the standard feature for most mid-end and high-end smartphones from 2017 onwards, says IHS Markit.

Jan 30, 2017

IHS Markit access control predictions 2017

Mobile credential downloads are expected to triple from last year's estimated 4.5 million downloads to 13.5 million in 2017.

Jan 11, 2017

Smart city market under transformation

The market will be pushed into the next stage of its evolution in 2017, says IHS.

Sep 21, 2016

Apple's iPhone 7 more expensive to make

The company is spending more to manufacture its iPhone 7 smartphone due to features such as a bigger battery and larger storage capacity.

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