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Do you need TV? I don’t have one

According to IBM survey on “television sets are losing ground to the internet”, conducted in 2007, 66 percent responded spent one to four hours in front of the television versus 60 percent on the internet. That was 2007.

So 2009, television is in one corner of the arena and Internet is in the other. Who is going to be the winner?

I personally have not had TV over 5 years, do not miss it or use it. Among the people I know, I am not the only one. Since getting my own place my dear Internet has replaced TV, radio, books, magazines, newspapers and occasionally telephone. The amount of online resources offers every thing from broadcasts, cartoons, radio to any entertainments.

The power behind Internet is the choice of information. What to watch, listen, and read, when or how long as well as freedom to share my opinion about anything that is happening in the world. TV shows, music, news, chatting, working, study, reading, games anything really. Read more »

How does Internet traffic break down?

I was reading one of my favourite magazines WIRED (this year’s September version) and saw the following data on how traffic on the Internet breaks down. 45% is web traffic, must be HTTP and FTP, P2P has some 25%, Streaming has surprisingly low 8%, email has some 6%, VOIP has 3%, IP VPN has 3% and the rest 8% is other.

Now you know what causes internet traffic.

Now I might need to get an iPhone

Skype finally came out with their version for the iPhone, I have not downloaded it yet, but I need to that through the Application Store, the bst thing is that is is free, hope it works. This is great news for the user, but I am wondering what o2 will be saying in  the UK as they have the rights to sell the phone in the UK and are making their money out of the tariff, will they be loosing out? Know they are fighting Play.com on the SIM free phones Play is selling.

International Search Summit in Oslo has started

Firstly check out the Reykjavik Intenret Marketing Conference Expo – Or RIMC next week, 20th of March.

“Russia is the fastest growing search market in Europe but it’s easiest to get you money out of Brazil” Says Andy Atkins Kruger in his presentation. The emerging markets are Brazil, Russia, India and China or BRIC as it’s called. Russia is quite target-able through cities as some are larger than the whole population of countries in Europe.

The conference just started and It looks good, John Brenne of Webcertain Oslo gave a good introduction of things to come and Andy took over and is now talking about the the diffirent language markets focusing on the above BRIC.

India is a market that not so many target, it seams a forgotten market. The growth of Internet usage is great, even though the country only holds only 10% of the Asian Market. Read more »

Internet consumer trends in Scandinavia

At Nordic eMarketing, one of our big goals right now is help even more companies to increase and strengthen their presence on the Scandinavian markets. We are therefore really excited about the latest report on digital media consumer behavior and trends in the Nordic and Baltic countries, from one of Scandinavia’s largest telecom providers, Telia Sonera.

The report divides digital media consumers up into four different categories, “tech parents”, “iToddlers”, “infomaniacs” and “IT high society”. The latest group is defined as the most important and influential one. The report even appoints the “IT high society” as the new “upper class” of digital media consumers.

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