Until recently, China's internet economy was consumer driven. The country leads the world in the number of internet users, and Chinese enterprises deploy sophisticated e-commerce strategies. The same companies, though, have lagged behind the United States and other developed nations in using the internet to run key aspects of their businesses. That's changing.
In the fast-developing world of machine-to-machine communications, subscriber management platforms might be the answer to achieving optimal connectivity. Nigel Chadwick, chief executive officer of Stream Technologies, explains why.
ABI Research expects growth of 10 percent in mobile telecoms capital expenditure in Latin America, rising to $6.1bn. Upgrades and expansion of 3G WCDMA and 4G LTE coverage will result in radio access network-related spending capturing 40 percent of CapEx. Investment in small cell base stations is garnering momentum with 40 percent year-on-year growth in 2014 to $484m.