Juniper Research

  • Mainstream 3D Printer Ownership To Build Slowly

    Mainstream 3D Printer Ownership To Build Slowly

    Despite the on-going hype attached to 3D printing, and the advent of more consumer-friendly, affordable machines designed with a mainstream user in mind, consumer adoption of 3D printers is set for relatively slow growth in the near term, according to analyst Juniper Research. Read More

  • Juniper Research: Samsung Shipped More Smartphones, But Apple’s Making More Money

    Juniper Research: Samsung Shipped More Smartphones, But Apple’s Making More Money

    In mobile world, bigger is not always better. That can be the case for specs, and it can also be the case for market share: and a report out today from Juniper Research highlights a case in point for the latter: Samsung was the biggest smartphone maker in terms of shipments in Q1 2012, but when it came to making money, Apple was still on top. In Q1, Samsung is estimated to have shipped… Read More

  • Total Mobile eBook Sales Forecast To Reach $10B By 2016; Now Close To 1 Million Books In Kindle Store

    Total Mobile eBook Sales Forecast To Reach $10B By 2016; Now Close To 1 Million Books In Kindle Store

    With this morning’s addition of 16,000 Italian-language ebooks, and 22,000 Spanish-language books, Amazon has updated the total number of digital books it claims to offer through its Kindle Store. The company says the new Kindle Store now offers over 900,000 titles in English and other languages, and indeed, the eBooks section actually turns up 950,000+ search results. For the record… Read More

  • Mobile Payments To Triple To $670B By 2015; Digital Goods Will Represent 40% Of Transactions

    Mobile Payments To Triple To $670B By 2015; Digital Goods Will Represent 40% Of Transactions

    Juniper Research is releasing a new study today that reports that the transaction value of mobile payments for digital and physical goods, money transfers and NFC (Near Field Communications) transactions will reach $670 billion by 2015, up from $240 billion this year. The top 3 regions for mobile payments (East Asia and China, Western Europe and North America) will represent 75% of the… Read More

  • Report: In-Game Purchases To Blow Mobile Games Revenues Past $11 Billion By 2015

    Report: In-Game Purchases To Blow Mobile Games Revenues Past $11 Billion By 2015

    A new report from Juniper Research forecasts global mobile games revenues to surpass $11 billion by 2015, nearly double what they were in 2009. All in all, it’s a fairly conservative prediction in my opinion, but what’s interesting is that the research firm also says in-game purchases will overtake the traditional pay-per-download model, with Apple’s in-app billing… Read More

  • Report: Mobile app store downloads to hit 25 billion by 2015

    Report: Mobile app store downloads to hit 25 billion by 2015

    The app store train seems unstoppable. According to a Juniper Research report out today, the number of “consumer-oriented handset downloads” is expected to rise from less than 2.6 billion per-year in 2009 to more than 25 billion in 2015. The trend, notes the report, is being driven by industry players who are seeking to emulate Apple’s success with the App Store by… Read More

  • Mobile Location-Based Services Could Rake In $12.7 Billion By 2014: Report

    Mobile Location-Based Services Could Rake In $12.7 Billion By 2014: Report

    The rapid evolution of mobile phones, both on a hardware and a software level, combined with a surge in application storefront releases, deployments of higher-capacity network infrastructure and recent developments in positioning technologies could drive revenues from mobile location-based services to more than $12.7 billion by 2014, according to a new report published by Juniper… Read More

  • Juniper Research: Cheap Phones Are Big Business

    Juniper Research: Cheap Phones Are Big Business

    A new report from Juniper Research forecasts that by 2014, annual sales of low-budget mobile devices will rise to north of 700 million units, up 22% from this year. The report goes into the various schemes that have been implemented to help ‘connect the unconnected’, or the estimated 3 billion people on the planet that do not own mobile phones. Apparently, the key to be able to… Read More

  • Juniper Research: There's Money In Mobile Dating Services

    Juniper Research: There's Money In Mobile Dating Services

    Juniper Research has just released a new report that claims the value of the mobile dating and chatroom market will grow to nearly $1.4 billion by 2013, and also pegs the total UGC market to reach $7.3 billion by the same time. The estimate is up almost half from a report by the research agency that was presented in May 2008, which said revenues from mobile dating and chat services were… Read More