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Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly – December 29, 2013

Welcome to Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility in Asia.  Asia is predicted to be the fastest area of growth for enterprise mobility between now and 2016.

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Forrester research analyst Masami Kashiwagi shares her regional tech market predictions for Japan for 2014 in this article featured in MIS Asia.  Included in her predictions are: Japan's technology spending will show modest growth of 2 percent in 2014; and, Customer engagement will drive mobile, big data, and analytics investments.  Read Original Content

Asia will lead the world in e-commerce sales, with $323.1 billion this year, a growth of 27.5 percent, according to Goldman Sachs.  China’s e-commerce revenues are forecast to surpass the United States in 2013.  Read Original Content

The Directorate of Information Technology of Maharashtra State in India is finding its citizens want to stay informed via the free Android mobile app that provides them with government information.  The Maharashtra Govt Resolutions app has been downloaded more than 10,000 times since its release a month ago.  Read Original Content

Magic Software Enterprises, with a presence in more than 50 countries, provides development, deployment, and integration of core business applications, supporting scalable deployment on multiple channels, including on-premise, Web (HTML5), rich Internet, mobile, and SaaS. This newsletter is sponsored in part by Magic Software Enterprises.

The App Annie Japan Spotlight Report shows Japan has overtaken the United States for app store revenue dominance and continues to grow.  Read Original Content

Singapore Telecommunications has deployed a self-organizing networks optimization manager provided by Ericsson.  The solution will enable SingTel’s customers to see up to 20 percent faster Internet access in crowded places in Singapore prone to network congestion.  Read Original Content
According to Korea’s ETNews, Samsung has reorganized its camera and smartphone divisions, essentially combining the two.  Read Original Content

A recently published research report from IDC, “Enterprise Mobility 2013 Trends and Priorities in India”, reveals that over 37 percent of organizations across the major industry verticals in India consider mobility a top enterprise IT priority for the next fiscal year.  Read Original Content

To help provide the infrastructure for broadband rollout through Malaysia, Telekom Malaysia, Celcom Axiata and DiGi Telecommunications have agreed on a wholesale bandwidth collaborative deal.  The operators will work together to improve network quality to offer high bandwidth for mobile devices.  Read Original Content

A recent report from digital advertising platform Millennial Media shows mobile advertisers in the Asia Pacific region have significantly different campaign goals from the rest of the world.  Read Original Content

In an effort to provide consumers with new mobile commerce services based on NFC technology, Australia’s Commonwealth Bank has partnered with MasterCard and Samsung Electronics Australia.  Read Original Content

China Mobile has announced it expects to build its 4G networks in more than 340 cities to reach a total of over 500,000 TD-LTE base stations by the end of 2014.  The company also plans to sell more than 100 million TD-LTE-compatible devices to end-users.  Read Original Content

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***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and digital transformation analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

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