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Industry Trend Analysis - Market Boost From Tax Incentives - AUG 2014

Americas July 2014 / Brazil / Industry

Government support for IT and Consumer Electronics development is key to developing local talent and industry. Brazil's government has approved two key laws that will encourage development of IT hardware and consumer electronics with a view to increasing the input of these industries to Brazil's overall growth. BMI believes the measures will also attract more international manufacturers to the country, which offers strong potential for IT and Consumer Electronics sales growth.


Industry Trend Analysis - Cloud Ready To Fly - SEPT 2014

Asia July 2014 / China / Industry

Government support for the cloud computing market in China will see growth take off over our five-year forecast period. A policy identifying cloud computing as a nationally strategic industry will accelerate development and place China among the industry's biggest players. The focus on selling cloud services internationally will only have a limited impact on our forecasts but we believe developments will filter through into local market growth.


Regional Overview - Ericsson Nikola Tesla - SEPT 2014

Emerging Europe July 2014 / Europe / Industry

Ericsson Nikola Tesla (ENT)'s roots can be traced back to the enterprise founded by Nikola Tesla in 1949. It has been a supplier of telecommunications equipment in Central and Eastern Europe, and its product and service portfolio has expanded after its incorporation into Ericsson. ENT now designs software and services and provides total communications solutions for global fixed and mobile telephony operators as well as large businesses worldwide. ENT, which is based in Zagreb, Croatia, is publicly listed with 49.07% of its shares owned by Ericsson (as of June 2014).


Company News Alert - Du Ups Convergence Strategy With Samsung Partnership - SEPT 2014

Middle East & Africa July 2014 / United Arab Emirates / Industry

BMI View: Convergence services will drive long-term growth for telecoms service providers in the UAE given the growing demand for bundled services on the back of extensive next generation broadband access infrastructure and high consumer spending. du's 'Smart Home' services will resonate with consumers, but the operator faces intense competition from incumbent operator Etisalat in the budding converged services market.


Industry Trend Analysis - Consolidation Still On The Cards - SEPT 2014

Western Europe July 2014 / France / Industry

France's two-year price war will result in consolidation for mobile operators and fixed services players. However, the rate at which that consolidation takes place will slow after incumbent and market leader Orange ruled out any merger or acquisition deals with peer companies. Still, market dynamics will push consolidation in the next two to three years with the government supporting the development.