5G as nationwide mobile market entry? Already? In America? A deal has been agreed by the US government which will allow a new operator to start in the US — just on 5G. Whether DISH can disrupt the existing group of mobile operators may depend on finding a major new partner and playing the market […]
Firm Flies on as a Shot-Up Shturmovik In an interview on July 4 with the Financial Times, Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei revealed that this is his favourite image of his company — a photo of a shot-up Shturmovik, a Russian Il-2 ground-attack aircraft riddled with shell holes but still in the air. Produced by the […]
Globally the smartphone market is no longer expanding. IDC forecasts an increase of just 1.8% in units to 2023, with volumes rising over the 1.5 billion unit threshold annually after a dip this year. Where does that leave emerging markets, which for many years were a motor of growth?
There are cultures where a bit of bling is popular, and those that tend towards temperance and dislike of ostentation. Those where the rich show off their wealth and those where they do their best not to. We all may have our opinions on these sorts of behaviour, and going into the details may show […]