The Hungarian government has decided to axe a planned tax on internet data traffic after mass protests against the plan.
Demonstrators in Budapest yesterday protested against a plan to introduce a tax on Internet use, staging the first mass rally since Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban won three elections this year.
Google has teamed up with five Asian telecom firms to build a $300mn underwater cable across the Pacific Ocean to cater for rising internet use in both the US and across Asia.
Filipino Internet users spent 6.2 hours per day on the Internet through laptop or desktop computers and 2.8 hours through mobile devices, according to new research.
With the green shoots of economic recovery seemingly coming out and the stock markets looking up, Kantar Media TGI takes a look at those people in Britain who hold stocks and shares – who are they, how are they valuable to the marketer and what kinds of online activity are they especially likely to undertake … [Read more…]
China now has 591 million internet users, added that 464 million citizens accessed the net via smartphones or other wireless devices, according to new data.
Are we allowing Big Data to get too big? Is it in fact just a euphemism for ‘lost in data’? With 90% of all the world’s recorded information created in the last 2 years, Nicky McShane, European Managing Director of WPP Digital’s Media Innovation Group, looks at how brands make use of this rich source … [Read more…]
Amazon, Apple and Argos continue to lead the UK online retail pack, with entertainment brands on the rise, according to the latest data from IMRG and Hitwise looking at the top 100 online retailers in the UK 2013.