Smartwatch Shipments Down 32% In Q2: IDC

The worldwide smartwatch market saw a year-over-year decline of 32 per cent, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker. Smartwatch vendors shipped 3.5 million units in the second quarter of 2016 (2Q16), which was down substantially from the 5.1 million shipped a year ago. Apple held the top rank by shipping 1.6 million watches. However, it was the only vendor among the top 5 to experience an annual decline in shipments. In fairness to Apple, the year-over-year comparison is to the initial launch...

Datawind To Raid Into Telecom Mart

With new virtual network operator (VNO) license guidelines released last week, new players are expected to enter the Indian telecom sector which is an exciting phase, heralding lower tariffs. DataWind, has confirmed that it will apply for VNO license and launch services before Diwali. The entry of at least 2-3 more players in the space are expected by experts. Through the VNO route Markets are abuzz that American telecom giant AT&T and Virgin Media are looking to enter India VNO offers voice and data services under their own brands without...
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