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Don't Blame Inflation: Average Price of Smartphones Sold in PH Grew 51% So Far in 2018

Filipino buyers now want devices with many bells and whistles

The average selling price (ASP) of smartphones in the Philippines stood at $192 (Php10,394) for the first six months of 2018, according to the Philippine unit of market analyst International Data Corp. (IDC). That represented a 51-percent surge from the average of ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | October 04, 2018 09:00:00
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Did You Know Your Ordinary-Looking Beep Card Could Usher the Next Big Digital Trend?

Rather than a dramatic disruptor like Uber, new technologies will likely augment existing industries, says IDC

For digital disruption in the Philippines to have a wide and lasting impact, they must be “non-disruptive,” according to International Data Corp. (IDC), which unveiled its top information and communications technology (ICT) predictions for 2018 and beyond in a briefing on February ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | March 01, 2018 09:00:00
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What Will The Sari-Sari Store of the Future Look Like?

By 2020, almost a third of them will become one-stop payment gateways for unbanked communities

Sari-sari stores, the small neighborhood retail outlets that dot Philippine communities, will soon play a pivotal role in delivering financial services to hard-to-reach markets, according to International Data Corp. (IDC), the US-based technology industry research and consultancy firm.“By 2020, 30 percent of ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | February 17, 2017 11:00:00
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5th largest smartphone manufacturer in the world now in PH

Vivo enters the local market with its new midrange smartphone, V3Max.

The local phone industry is about to get more crowded.Chinese phone brand Vivo wants to get its share of the pie as it launched V3 Max premium smartphone in the Philippines.“We’re targeting the young, hip, and fashionable people especially those who are ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | May 17, 2016 11:00:00
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Kick start your day, May 3: PH’s ICT growth hangs in balance

Over the past two presidential elections, PH’s ICT spending experience differing fates, IDC notes. Plus, the central bank and anti-money laundering council say they didn’t leak Duterte’s account.

Hanging in the balanceThe country's information and communications technology once again hangs in the balance, global market intelligence firm IDC said on Monday, May 2.“Over the past two presidential elections, we have seen the country's ICT spending experience differing fates,” IDC noted.In ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 03, 2016 08:00:00
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IDC says PH healthcare IT spending to hit $60 million in 2019

Mobility solutions, tele-health, and customer relations management solutions will be in demand, International Data Corporation says.

HOSPITAL HARDWARE. Public hospitals will remain focused on developing hardware infrastructure, as the government is keen on making public health services more accessible. Photo from ThinkstockManila, Philippines – Healthcare IT (information technology) spending in the Philippines will boom between 2016 and 2019, ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | February 22, 2016 09:00:00
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DDoS cyber crime attacks and how to deal with those

More than half of cyber crimes globally are DDoS attacks. Find out more about it and how your business should deal with those.

by Press Release  | March 02, 2015 03:30:00