Malaysia's smartphone market closed in 2021 with over 12 million units representing a growth of 10.6% driven by a government subsidy programme plus relatively uninterrupted logistics compared to neighbouring ASEAN markets, says a study.
The Egyptian National Postal Organisation and Bahrain-based Beyon Connect, a subsidiary of Batelco, reached an agreement to establish a new joint venture to deploy digital postbox solutions.
Africa's overall mobile phone market suffered a year-on-year (YoY) decline of 11.3% in Q4 2021 to a total 48.6 million units, said a study.
Despite supply-side hindrances, Indonesia's smartphone market is expected to reach 44 million units in 2022, growing by 8% year-over-year (YoY), said a study.
Shipments of smartphones within China fell 31.8% year-on-year to 14.5 million handsets in February, a government report said.