One billion smartphone upgrades
Deloitte predicts that one billion smartphones will be purchased as upgrades for the first time in 2015, generating over $300 billion in sales. We expect smartphone upgrade volumes to continue increasing through 2018, and possibly beyond. Read more of this prediction.
Contactless mobile payments (finally) gain momentum
Deloitte predicts that by end-2015, five percent of the base of 600-650 million near-field communication (NFC) equipped phones will be used at least once a month to make contactless in-store payments at retail outlets. Read more of this prediction.
The "generation that won’t spend" is spending a lot on media content
Deloitte predicts that North American millennials will spend over $62 billion on media content in 2015.
The connectivity chasms deepen: the growing gap in broadband speeds
Deloitte predicts that in developed countries, the average broadband speeds obtained by the top decile will be 5x or greater than the lowest decile. Read the additional insights in this prediction.
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