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Service Provider Markets, Service Provider Ma...

Africa Digital Outlook 2020

By Matthew Reed 11 Nov 2019

Rising connectivity is laying the foundations for the digital economy in Africa, but there are challenges to be overcome if the continent is to make the most of the opportunities.

Topic 5G IoT

5G Accelerator Callback, 5G Accelerator, 5G A...

Informa Tech and IHS Markit Technology join forces

01 Aug 2019

Informa Tech and IHS Markit Technology join forces to create a market-leading information services business for the ICT industry. 1 August 2019

5G Accelerator Callback, 5G Accelerator, 5G A...

Portfolio Agreement with IHS Markit

22 May 2019

Continued Portfolio Management through exchange of Agribusiness Portfolio for further scale and capability in Informa Tech 22 May 2019

5G Accelerator Callback, 5G Accelerator, 5G A...

Ovum and IHS Markit TMT to join forces

22 May 2019

22 May 2019 Following the creation of the Informa Tech business earlier this year, Ovum’s parent company, Informa, has signed an agreement that will see the majority of IHS Markit’s TMT portfolio join Informa Tech in the coming months.

Consumer and Entertainment Services

Spotify acquires podcast companies Gimlet Media and Anchor, as monthly podcast listeners near 1.0 billion

14 Feb 2019

Spotify has announced the acquisition of two podcast companies: Anchor, which provides a distribution and monetization tool for podcast creators, and Gimlet Media, a startup podcast producer. While Spotify, which is now the second-largest podcasting platform in the world, already supports podcasts produced by Gimlet, such as StartUp and Reply All, the deal will bolster Spotify’s capabilities for developing its own original content portfolio. 


CAUDIT and Ovum Announce Partnership to Boost Cutting-Edge Technologies in Higher Education and Research Institutes

03 Dec 2018

CAUDIT and Ovum have announced an agreement to collaborate on strategic initiatives of common significance. Supporting IT leadership within the higher education and research sector through sharing global and local data and insights will bring substantial benefits to both organisations and universities across Australia and New Zealand.


Africa is poised for 5G - But 3G and 4G will be the main drivers of mobile broadband in Africa over the coming years

By Matthew Reed 08 Nov 2018

Advanced operators and markets in Africa are poised for early 5G launches, with South Africa, Kenya, Namibia, and Mauritius expected to launch mobile 5G services by 2022, according to recent forecasts by Ovum.

Consumer and Entertainment Services

Streaming growth boosts R&B/Hip-Hop share of global recorded music sales

24 May 2018

New research published by the Ovum newsletter Music & Copyright has revealed that retail sales of R&B/hip-hop jumped 24.1% in 2017, to $2.59bn, from $2.08bn in 2016.

World Broadband Information Service

East Africa will have 186 million mobile broadband connections by 2022

18 May 2018

Mobile data will be the key growth driver for the East African telecoms market in the next five years to 2022, per Ovum’s new Forecaster data service. The forecast for mobile broadband (MBB) in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda is 112 million subscriptions at end-2022 (see infographic below and attached), while the forecast for MBB in all nine East Africa countries is 186 million subscriptions at end-2022.