Interactive Media in Brazil

Starting today you’ll find here updated content about Brazil’s interactive media market, with focus on SEM. As an introduction, here’s the internet landscape in Brazil: – 31 million users (as per Jan.2006; ranks #7 in the world) – users spend … Read More

Russian Outsourcing & Software Summit 2006

For those looking beyond the usual conference schedule this year, the RUSSOFT summit held in Moscow from May 31st to June 2nd offers a chance to meet Russian outsourcing companies first hand. The summit was started to promote Russia’s programming … Read More

280Bil. yen – Japan online ads market

Dentsu has published “Advertising Costs in Japan, 2005″ on February 20th, 2006. The report shows that the total internet advertisement spending in 2005 is 280.8 billion yen (approx. $230mil), which is 54.8% up from the previous year. The total for … Read More

Russian IT Sector to Rise to $40Bln

The telecommunications and information technology industry will grow to exceed $40 billion a year by 2010, IT and Communications Minister Leonid Reiman said on Monday at a news conference held in Moscow. The total market was reported to have reached … Read More

Growing Japanese Electro-communication Market

According to the 2005 4th quarter Electro-Communication Study done by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, the Electro-communication market is growing rapidly in Japan. The results show there are 14,310,000 DSL contractors, 3,978,500 FTTH contractors, and 10,022,000 IP phone numbers. … Read More

Google opens google in iceland

Google has opened as a regional version of their search engine. They seem to be recognizing Iceland as a viable market even though it’s small. They have even made Picasa in Icelandic –!

China's online ad spending surges

Online ad revenue passed magazine ad spending in China and is expected to pass broadcast ad spending this year, according to iResearch as reported by the Shanghai Daily. The majority of online ad spending is at the portals, Sina, Sohu … Read More

Spain: the FON movement just got bigger

If you haven’t heard of it yet, it won’t be long. And if you’re reading now, you’re about to be impressed. FON is Martin Varsavsky’s latest creation. It’s one of those ideas that makes you think, “Why didn’t I come … Read More

BB Portal for digital TV in Japan

5 top home appliance manufactures* has organized “DTV Portal Inquiry Working Group”. “It is important to provide the services that are easy to understand and easy to use, as digital TV and Internet become part of people’s lives in Japan. … Read More