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Consumer and Entertainment Services

5G: World's first commercial services promise 'great leap'

By BBC 05 Apr 2019

Ed Barton, chief television and entertainment analyst at Ovum, said the shift from today's 4G networks to 5G will be significant. He said first-generation or 1G networks enabled voice, 2G brought text, 3G static images or photos, and 4G enabled video. "We're expecting the leap from 4G to 5G to be a much greater leap than ever before."

Topic 5G

Consumer and Entertainment Services

Can Google’s Stadia compete with consoles and high-end PCs?

By Financial Times 23 Mar 2019

“5G is being described as a ‘saviour technology’ — but at least for the next five years, we’re not going to see mass deployment,” said George Jijiashvili, an analyst Ovum.

Topic Video Gaming

Consumer and Entertainment Services

Apple bets billions on streaming service to curb Netflix dominance

By DW 22 Mar 2019

Apple has been forced to play catch-up as growth in demand for iPhones and iPads has stalled. Industry analyst Tony Gunnarsson from London-based consultancy Ovum noted that Apple also incorrectly bet that iTunes would replace DVDs with individual collections of video content.

Consumer and Entertainment Services

Apple Bid for TV Stardom Is Biggest Gamble Yet

By Light Reading 21 Mar 2019

That much was perhaps confirmed by Reed Hastings, the CEO of Netflix, when he said earlier this week that his company was not a part of Apple's plans. Those remarks also support a view that what Apple will announce is a platform uniting other video services with its own -- a kind of iTunes "Plus," says Tony Gunnarsson, a senior analyst with market-research firm Ovum.

Consumer and Entertainment Services

Google reveals gaming platform Stadia

By BBC 19 Mar 2019

Matthew Bailey, senior analyst at Ovum, told the BBC that if cloud gaming becomes fully mainstream, traditional gaming consoles would be under threat. However he noted that so far the market remains buoyant. "We expect almost 225 million home consoles to be sold worldwide over the next six years, primarily driven by the success of the Nintendo Switch and upgrades to Sony and Microsoft's next generation hardware." Read more

Topic Video Gaming

Consumer and Entertainment Services

At GDC, all eyes are on Google's upcoming game streaming service

By Fox 5 18 Mar 2019

As 5G networks get rolled out, cloud gaming services will be able to take advantage of its low-latency and high speeds. “Cloud gaming services will erode the appeal of traditional gaming consoles, leading us to believe that the next generation of game consoles will be the last,” said Matthew Bailey, Senior Analyst at market research firm Ovum in an emailed statement.

Topic Video Gaming

Consumer and Entertainment Services

How HoloLens 2 stacks up against its rival mixed reality headsets

By Wired 08 Mar 2019

“Microsoft is going with a PC market-style approach with its Mixed Reality platform,” says George Jijiashvili, senior analyst for AR, VR and gaming at Ovum. “The issue with AR and MR right now is that none of it is affordable, unfortunately.”

Topic Wearables

Enterprise Services

Wipro shedding low-margin and non-core units to match its peers

By Business Standard 07 Mar 2019

"Alight is a specialist in providing human resources (HR) solutions, while Wipro is aligning itself totally to the digital services space. In light of this, it makes sense to sell these two businesses to Alight, as these align more closely to Alight's portfolio than Wipro's current focus," says Hansa Iyengar, senior analyst at London-based Ovum Research.