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Australian market ripe for ‘Internet of things’ at home, smart home automation market growing to nearly $1bn by 2017

April 01, 2014  |   Announcements

Smart appliances and electrics first step towards ‘Internet of things’ at home SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – The Australian smart home automation market will generate $160 million in device revenues in 2014 and is expected to grow to $917 million by 2017, according to a new study published today by emerging technology analyst firm Telsyte. The arrival of new, affordable DIY smart home automation products is expected to make ‘the Internet of things at home’ a reality for many ...

10 million vouchers per year: Australian consumers redeeming group buying deals at record levels, mobile redemption growing strongly

March 25, 2014  |   Announcements

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Despite industry consolidation and increased competition from other discount models, Australians are still gravitating to deals offered by group buying sites. In the past 12 months, Australians purchased over 10 million group buying vouchers, according to a new study released today by local emerging technology analyst firm Telsyte. Australians purchased 42 per cent more group buying vouchers in Q4 2013 compared to the same quarter in 2012. In Q4 2013, a record of ...

Australian media tablet sales double in 2013 as low cost units flood the market

March 18, 2014  |   Announcements

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Australian sales of media tablets doubled in 2013 to reach 4.8 million units sold, according to a new study released today by emerging technology analyst firm Telsyte. This explosion in sales has resulted in the population penetration of media tablets reaching 40 per cent at the end of 2013. Telsyte estimates that 9.4 million Australians were using media tablets at the end of 2013 with usage expected to reach 22 million by ...

Bring Your Own App (BYOA) storming Australian businesses, IT departments ill prepared to manage the change

March 11, 2014  |   Announcements

Nearly two-thirds of Australian enterprises now have staff that use personal apps for work, or Bring You Own App (BYOA), and businesses are struggling to keep up with this phenomenon which is set to overtake BYOD as a strategic IT change, according to a new study released today by emerging technology analyst firm Telsyte. Telsyte’s Australian Enterprise Mobility Market Study 2014 surveyed more than 460 CIOs and ICT decision makers on their organisation’s approach to ...

Australian consumers changing mobile providers more than ever, unexpected high bills a big driver for change

February 04, 2014  |   Announcements

Nearly half (46%) of Australian mobile subscribers have switched mobile services providers in the past three years, according to a new study released today by emerging technology analyst firm Telsyte. The high levels of churn have been driven by customer dissatisfaction, but also a range of attractive deals available through Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs). Nearly half of those that switched providers during the last 12 months have landed with MVNOs. This includes consumers who have switched ...