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Mobile Connections in Sub-Saharan Africa Increase 20 Per Cent to 500 Million in 2013 and Are Expected to Increase by an Additional 50 Per Cent by 2018
Strategy Analytics report commissioned by Tellabs highlights risks of a new ‘capacity crunch’ posed by lack of backhaul investment
Orange and Baidu partner exclusively on an enhanced mobile browser for customers in Africa and the Middle East
Hamburg, Germany, December 09, 2012 –(PR.com)– While B2C E-Commerce sales in Germany have grown at an increasing speed in the years up to 2012, the pace of growth in both Austria and Switzerland has slowed. The share of online shoppers on the population was also higher in Germany in 2011, than in its two neighboring countries.
The Share of Online Sales on total Retail Sales in Germany grows
Hamburg, Germany, December 08, 2012 –(PR.com)– In 2011, more than three quarters of the Swiss population aged 14-59 used the Internet on a regular basis, more than half of whom also shopped online. The majority of online retailers were able to increase their revenue in 2011. More and more foreign players are entering the Swiss online market.
B2C E-Commerce and Mobile Shopping Continue to increase in Revenues
Between 2010 and 2011, B2C E-Commerce revenues grew by a low double digit percentage figure. In 2012, B2C E-Commerce is expected to account for 10% of all retail revenue, which is far more than in Italy, but less than in Great Britain. The total number of Internet users in Switzerland is increasing slowly but steadily as is their share on the entire population. However, the growth rate is not very high. The growing popularity of mobile shopping is helping to increase revenues in Switzerland. Mobile Internet websites are becoming increasingly popular compared to apps. In 2012, competition from foreign business increased in the Swiss online market. It is especially attractive to German B2C E-Commerce players, due to the low language barrier. Approximately four fifths of all Swiss online shops were able to increase their revenues in 2011. The most frequently purchased online products were from the categories “travel and hotels”, “books and magazines”, “fashion”, and “digital media”. Customer service has improved: more than two thirds of online retailers offer at least three payment methods.
Hamburg, Germany, November, 2012 –(PR.com)– In 2011, more than 40% of the Turkish population used the internet. When it comes to broadband access per 100 inhabitants, Turkey still lags far behind Germany and the USA. However, almost a quarter of Internet users in Turkey accessed the mobile Internet in the first quarter of 2012. As a result, there is still growth potential in B2C E-Commerce in Turkey.
Fashion and Consumer Electronics Popular Categories for Online Shopping in Turkey
Hamburg, Germany, November 30, 2012 –(PR.com)– From 2011 to 2012, B2C E-Commerce in Russia grew by almost 30 percent and mobile Internet use still continues to increase more and more. However mobile shopping has not been very popular in 2012. In contrast, online group shopping continues to gather momentum in Russia.
High Growth Rate in Russian B2C E-Commerce until 2015
B2C E-Commerce continues to grow: by 2015, revenue is expected to be twice as high as in 2011. Between 2012 and 2015, the strongest growth factors for B2C E-Commerce in Russia are predicted to be an increasing number of Internet users and online shoppers, and a higher average income. In 2011, B2C E-Commerce accounted for less than two percent of total retail sales and only slightly more than one percent not taking services into account. The number of Internet users is expected to amount to nearly 60 million by 2012, 40 million of whom are projected to access the Internet daily. Working and learning were expected to be the main reasons for the Russian population to access the Internet in 2012, with more than ten percent of all Internet users using the Internet to submit orders. While in 2011, approximately one-fifth of the rural population shopped online, online shopper penetration in “Moscow and the surrounding Area” amounted to about 50 percent.