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Xiaomi makes its move in Brazil

Fast-growing Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi has announced that it will start selling its Redmi 2 device in Brazil later this month. The move marks Xiaomi’s first push outside Asian markets and its debut in Latin American markets. Xiaomi will use Foxconn’s Brazil-based assembly facilities to bypass the high import duties applied to finished technology products. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Thursday 2 July 2015

Latin America tablet users to exceed 92 million in 2015

The latest projection from research firm eMarketer predicts that the number of tablet users in Latin America will hit 92.3 million in 2015 – up 26% year-on-year. That represents 9.2% of global tablet users, according to the research firm. In Brazil alone, the number of tablet users is expected to reach 34.7 million in 2015. eMarketer defines a user as an individual that uses a tablet at least a month. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Wednesday 1 July 2015

Ingram Micro buys Tech Data units in Peru and Chile

Distribution giant Ingram Micro has displayed its continued appetite for expansion in the fast-growing, high value Latin America channels. Ingram Micro has snapped up the operations of rival distributor Tech Data in Peru and Chile. The deal, which closed on March 16th, is forecast to add annual sales of US$270m to Ingram Micro’s business in the region. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Wednesday 18 March 2015

Prestigio signs Ingram Micro Mexico as distributor

Prestigio, an international manufacturer of mobile devices, consumer electronics and accessories, has struck a deal to distribute its tablets through Ingram Micro Mexico. Ruslan Matuzov, Business Development Manager Latin America at Prestigio, said: “Ingram Micro is the leading distributor in Mexico giving us access to the largest customer base.” Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Friday 23 January 2015

+iD reveals big plans for small card reader

+iD plans to rapidly expand its channel reach across the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region in 2015. The company, which offers a smart card reader, will attend next month’s DISTREE EMEA event in Monaco to meet face-to-face with the region’s leading retailers, e-tailers and distributors. Channel EMEA, an official Media Partner for DISTREE EMEA, caught up with Arte Ermel, general manager at +iD to learn more about the company’s plans. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Thursday 15 January 2015

Nuu Mobile continues global rollout

Nuu Mobile continues to expand the global reach for its range of affordable unlocked Android smartphones. The brand, which launched in April 2012 in Asia has already expanded into Europe and is now turning its attention to the Americas. Nuu has made two devices available in North America and also has plans to drive into Latin America as well. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Monday 5 January 2015

Ingram Micro makes binding offer for Anovo

Distribution giant Ingram Micro is looking for a bigger slice of the pie in device lifecycle services. Ingram Micro has made a binding offer to buy France-based Anovo, a provider of reverse logistics and repair services for products such as smartphones and set-top boxes across Europe and Latin America. Ingram Micro claims that upon completion the deal will strengthen its position as a global provider of device lifecycle services, while also boosting its relationships with top telecom operators and OEMs. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Friday 28 November 2014

Ingram Micro Mobility to push Kyocera phones in Latin America

Ingram Micro Mobility has been appointed as a distributor of Kyocera mobile phones in Latin America. The distribution deal well see Kyocera’s rugged DuraForce 4G LTE Android smartphone made available to enterprise customers within the region. Kyocera will leverage Ingram Micro’s infrastructure and capabilities in Latin America, reaching a channel customer base of 25,000 VARs, system integrators and service providers. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Tuesday 11 November 2014

Smart bulbs market set to soar

The market for residential smart bulbs is set to soar in the next few years, according to projections from ABI Research. The embryonic market for connected LED or ‘smart’ light bulbs saw less than 2.5 million units shipped in 2013. ABI reckons that falling LED prices and the endorsement of ZigBee Light Link as the preferred connectivity solution by a number of leading lighting manufacturers means that annual smart bulb shipments are set to increase to 223 million by 2020, achieving a total installed base of over 400 million. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Friday 7 November 2014

Officer highlights Brazilian distribution strength

Brazilian distributor giant Officer is participating in this week’s DISTREE Brazil & Latin America event to highlight the diversity of its portfolio and sophisticated service offerings for in-country channel partners. Established for nearly 30 years, Officer is one of the leading distributors in Brazil with a 12,000-strong channel customer base. Officer makes more than 270,000 delivery shipments to channel customers across the vast Brazilian territory each year. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Thursday 23 October 2014

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