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IHS News Releases - EHS & Sustainability

EHS & Sustainability

  • 7/29/15 11:09 am EDT
    Campbell, CALIFORNIA (July 29, 2015)—IHS (NYSE: IHS) forecasts global hybrid fiber-coaxial (HFC) optical node shipments to more than double in the 5 years from 2014 to 2019, jumping from 92,000 to 200,000. Driving the boost are cable operators upgrading their networks with optical fiber cable, taking advantage of its high-bandwidth, low-noise, low-interference characteristics to deliver broadband video, data and voice services to homes and businesses.“Optical nodes have rapidly becomemore...
  • 7/29/15 10:00 am EDT
    Higher Subcontractor Labor Prices Pressure Construction Costs IHS PEG ECCI

    IHS PEG ECCI continues to show falling materials costs

    Materials and equipment prices continue to drag down overall construction costs, according to IHS (NYSE: IHS) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The headline current IHS PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index (ECCI) registered 48.4 in July, up from June’s reading of 47.4, but below the neutral mark. The headline index has not indicated rising costs since December 2014.   The current materials/equipment index registered 47.4 in July, up from 46.0 in June.  Themore...
  • 7/29/15 7:00 am EDT

    U.S. Light Vehicles in Operation (VIO) Hits Record Levels at Nearly 258 Million; Length of New Vehicle Ownership Also Hits Record High at 77.8 Months

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The combined average age of all light vehicles on the road in the U.S. has climbed slightly to 11.5 years, based on a snapshot of vehicles in operation (VIO) taken Jan. 1 of this year, according to IHS Automotive, a global provider of critical information and insight to the automotive industry and part of IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS). Registrations for light VIO in the U.S. also reached a record level of 257,900,000. That’s an increase ofmore...
  • 7/28/15 12:10 pm EDT
    Campbell, CALIFORNIA (July 28, 2015)—IHS (NYSE: IHS) conducted in-depth interviews with cable operators across the globe that collectively control 87 percent of the world’s cable capex and found that 42 percent of them plan to deploy a distributed access architecture (DAA) by 2017.In the study, CCAP, DOCSIS 3.1, and Distributed Access Strategies and Vendor Leadership: Global Cable Operator Survey, respondent operators say their primary choices for distributed access are R-PHY, R-MACPHY and R-more...
  • 7/28/15 8:02 am EDT

    TFT LCD revenues expected to decline sharply this year, and OLED is the only display technology with an expected revenue increase

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (July 28, 2015) – Led by declining thin-film-transistor liquid-crystal display (TFT LCD) revenues, global flat panel display (FPD) industry revenue is forecast to fall 2 percent, from $131.4 billion in 2014 to $129 billion in 2015. Dwindling TFT LCD display revenues, declining panel demand in the PC sector, along with ongoing panel-price erosion are the primary reasons for overall FPD revenue declines this year, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global sourcemore...
  • 7/28/15 8:01 am EDT

    With 16 percent of the market, Freescale was the leading automotive semiconductor supplier in China in 2014

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (July 28, 2015) – The growth rate for vehicle shipments in China is slowing, but more and better performing semiconductors will still be required in automotive applications in the coming years. Total automotive semiconductor revenue in China reached $5.6 billion in 2014, and revenues are expected to grow nearly 11 percent year over year in 2015 to reach $6.2 billion. Semiconductors used in automotive powertrains, infotainment and body-convenience electronic systems are themore...
  • 7/27/15 7:01 pm EDT

    The race to 4G plays key role in results for all operators

    EE remains at the top of the heap among UK operators with a great combination of speed and reliability, but all operators showed areas of improvement.4G rollouts affect the latest results and will continue to be an important factor as network upgrades take hold in metros and expand out. July 28, 2015: EE retained its position as top-performing operator in the RootMetrics® 1st Half 2015 UK Mobile Network Performance Review, earning the highest Overall RootScore Award (89.4 out of 100),more...
  • 7/23/15 2:20 pm EDT

    Testimony given to the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere

    (July 23, 2015) – Ambassador Carlos Pascual, senior vice president for IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), testified today before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere regarding recent reforms to the energy sector in Mexico in the context of greater North American energy independence.Ambassador Pascual, who previously served as the Coordinator for International Energy Affairs and Special Envoy on Energy at the U.S. Dept. of State, was U.S. Ambassador to Mexico from 2009more...
  • 7/23/15 10:08 am EDT
    Campbell, CALIFORNIA (July 23, 2015)—IHS (NYSE: IHS) today released excerpts from its 2015 IHS Infonetics 4G and 5G Strategies and Vendor Leadership: Global Service Provider Survey, for which operators were interviewed about their LTE network deployment plans, challenges and service offerings. Half of respondents participating in the study say they have already deployed LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) in their LTE networks. “We are slowly but surely moving to true 4G, and that’s good news. However,more...
  • 7/23/15 8:01 am EDT

    Delays in European rollouts shuffle global supplier rankings

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (July 23, 2015) – The global market for smart electricity meters returned to double-digit year-over-year growth of 10 percent in 2014 after a brief market slowdown in 2013, according to the latest market update from IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight. This growth, which is a return to historical levels for smart metering, shifted global market shares away from dominant Western suppliers and towards Asian suppliers, as the Asianmore...
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