INDEX/REPORT/SURVEY

INDEX/REPORT/SURVEY

Research From STL Partners And Vertiv Reveals Why Telcos Should Prioritize Efficiency And Sustainability In 5G Networks

By Ron Chen, Correspondent ASEAN Region 5G will be the most transformative communications technology in a generation and enable a universe of new services, including advanced energy management capabilities that will be critical to solving growing energy and sustainability challenges. But new research highlights the practical challenges of 5G energy management facing telecommunications operators. Estimates suggest 5G networks can be up to 90 per cent more efficient per traffic unit than their 4G predecessors, but they still require far more energy due to increased network density, heavy reliance on IT...
INDEX/REPORT/SURVEY

Better Use Of Energy Taxes Could Strengthen Developing Country Finances While Cutting Pollution

By Ron Chen, Correspondent ASEAN Region Developing countries could raise much-needed public revenues, while cutting emissions and air pollution, by making better use of energy taxes and reducing energy subsidies, according to a new OECD report. Taxing Energy Use for Sustainable Development: Opportunities for energy tax and subsidy reforms in selected developing and emerging economies examines energy taxation in 15 developing and emerging economies in Africa, Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean. The report finds that well-designed energy and carbon taxes can strengthen efforts to improve domestic revenue mobilisation....
INDEX/REPORT/SURVEY

Why 2021 Will Be The Year For Smart Hearables

"From being a nascent industry in 2016 to projected to reach 350 million units in shipments in 2021, as per a Canalys report, we have come a long way. It seems to me that 2021 will be the defining year for hearables. There are a multitude of new technologies that will act as key popularizers of the product and make it a must-have for avid content consumers," says MADHAV SHETH. As a die-hard techpreneur myself, I always appreciate innovation. Some trends, by virtue of their sheer ability to grasp market...
INDEX/REPORT/SURVEY

Disney+ Set To Surpass Netflix Subscribers By 2026

Jonathan Easton A new report has made the bold prediction that Disney+ will surpass Netflix for global subscribers within five years. New figures from Digital TV Research put Disney+ ahead of Netflix by 2026, with a global total of 294 million to Netflix’s 286 million. The report comes after Disney revealed that it ended Q1 2021 with 94.9 million subscribers. The company has surpassed its four-year goal within 14 months, and has now set a target of 230-260 million subs by 2024. But while the analyst expects Disney to go...
INDEX/REPORT/SURVEY

Acute Malnutrition Threatens Half Of Children Under Five In Yemen In 2021: UN

By Nojeed Gandour, Correspondent Egypt Nearly 2.3 million children under the age of five in Yemen are projected to suffer from acute malnutrition in 2021, four United Nations agencies warned today. Of these, 400,000 are expected to suffer from severe acute malnutrition and could die if they do not receive urgent treatment. The new figures, from the latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) Acute Malnutrition report released today by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), UNICEF (the United Nations Children’s Fund), the World Food Programme...
INDEX/REPORT/SURVEY

ACTING Launches African Gas 2021 Report, Forecasts Rapid Growth Of Gas-to-Power

By Celestine Okorie, Correspondent South Africa ACTING’s inaugural report offers most comprehensive resource on Sub-Saharan Africa’s natural gas market trends; Africa to witness increase localization and regionalization of LNG trade on the back of AfCTFA and competitive gas prices; Domestic gas monetization enters a new era of growth in West and East Africa, supported by significant gas-to-power capacity addition; African gas is entering a true decade of diversification with small-scale LNG (Nigeria, South Africa), coal-bed methane (Botswana, South Africa) and helium (Tanzania, South Africa) developments taking shape. The African Coalition...
INDEX/REPORT/SURVEY

Cyber Heroines: Changing The Future For African Girls

By Cyber Era Staff The 2021 Tomorrow’s Cyber Heroines study undertaken by CyberHeroines, KnowBe4 Africa and Infosphere Limited surveyed more than 445 teachers across 14 African countries to unpack the complexities that face African girls in the technology landscape. With Africa’s future reliant on its ability to adapt to digital transformation and the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), levelling the playing field for women has become critical. It has never been more important to change the cybersecurity workforce gender statistics than it is today. “We have to give girls more opportunities,...
INDEX/REPORT/SURVEY

Unilever Positive Performance Driven By 51% Of Chinese Consumers Buying More Household Cleaning Products: GlobalData

Following the news that Unilever has released its 2020 full-year results, Consumer Analyst at GlobalData, Frederick Diamond offers his view on how the pandemic, when responded properly, can offer gains for diverse brand portfolios: “Unilever’s 2020 announcements clear the global shift in priorities by consumers in one of the most turbulent years in modern history. One-third (33%)*1 of consumers globally report buying household cleaning products more than before the pandemic, in China, this rises to 51per cent*1. This could be down to the fact China has dealt with two other...
1 2 3 13
Page 1 of 13