International Data Corporation
COVID-19 to cut IT spending in nearly every industry in 2020
The International Data Corporation (IDC) currently forecasts worldwide IT spending to decline 2.7 per cent this year due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Banks spent $12.68billion on ICT in 2019
About $12.68billion was estimated to have been spent by banks in the Middle East and Africa in 2019, on information and communications technology (ICT).
‘Why smart phone market is on decline in Nigeria, others’
Latest insight from the International Data Corporation (IDC), has revealed that shipment of smartphone in Nigeria, and other parts of Africa dropped by 7.1 per cent in the first quarter (Q1) 2019, quarter on quarter (QoQ), to 21.5 million. The global technology research and consulting firm’s recently published Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker showed the…
Smart city technologies to gulp $80 billion in 2018 -IDC
As these initiatives gain traction, IDC expects spending to accelerate over the 2016-2021 forecast period, growing to $135 billion in 2021.Serena Da Rold, program manager in IDC’s Customer Insights & Analysis Group, said “Smart Cities have recently evolved from a collection of discrete flagship projects....
Economic slowdown slashes PCD shipment
Latest insights from the International Data Corporation (IDC) have shown a decline of -8.8 per cent year-on-year in Q1 2017 in the shipment of personal computing devices (PCD) for Middle East, and Africa (MEA) region.
PC shipments to Nigeria fall to lowest level in nine years
Shipments of ‘official’ Personal Computer (PC) to Nigeria fell 57.1 per cent year-on-year in 2016 to total 156,511 units, according to the latest figures compiled by International Data Corporation (IDC).
Smartphone shipment flat in Q2
According to preliminary results from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, vendors shipped a total of 343.3 million smartphones worldwide in the second quarter of 2016.