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Smart Insights Reports

Smart Insights Reports

Smart Insights Reports provide expert analysis on the secure transaction industry. Smart Insights Reports are off-the-shelf research reports providing key facts and figures as well as strategic insights about a technology, a geographical area or a major issue in the secure transaction industry.

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Smart Insights Weekly

Smart Insights Weekly

Smart Insights Weekly delivers permanently updated information to give our subscribers the most complete and comprehensive information for them to make the best business decisions. Every week Smart Insights Weekly brings up to date information about the secure transactions industry. 

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White Papers

White Papers

Smart Insights White Papers bring a synthetic view about a given subject, region, or market segment. A Smart Insights White Paper is a conveniently compact abstract giving its readers thorough understanding of a given topic. 

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Secure Transactions News

SIMalliance: 5.2 billion SIM cards shipped in 2014

According to SIMalliance, the total volume of SIM cards shipped by its members in 2014 was 4.7 billion, rising from 4.2 billion in 2013 (cf. Smart Insights Weekly #14-22). The SIMalliance membership, which represents approximately 90% of the global SIM card market, has reported an 11% YoY increase in SIM unit shipments in 2014. SIMalliance members estimate that the total available global market for SIM cards has also increased by 7.2%, from 4.85 billion units in 2013 to 5.2 billion in 2014. 

 

Asia saw the highest regional growth, with 2.36 billion units shipped in 2014 representing a 25% YoY increase.

European Commission attacks Google on multiple fronts

The European Commission (EC) has officially announced a Statement of Objections against Google on its comparison shopping service, while also opening a separate formal investigation on Android.

 

The Commission reckons Google has abused its dominant market position with regards to general internet search services in Europe, specifically when it comes to favoring its own comparison shopping products on search results. This, the EC says, is in violation of European antitrust regulations, subsequently harming European consumers and stifling competition in the sector.

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Smart Insights publishes a new White Paper “mHealth market in the US at a glance”

Intelling, a consultancy specializing in secure transactions, is publishing a new Smart Insights White Paper in partnership with CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS AMERICA titled “mHealth market in the US at a glance,” to bring to its readers a quick synthesis on this extremely dynamic market.