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eTForecasts is a market research and consulting company for the computer and Internet industries. eTForecasts specializes in technology and market forecast reports and consulting with a focus on the PC and Internet markets.

Contact information
Finn-Erik Juliussen
eTForecasts
P.O. Box 53,
Arlington Heights, IL 60006
847-758-3687, Fax 847-758-3686
Email: ej@etforecasts.com

Products
  • Worldwide PC Market: Forecast and historical estimates of PC sales in seven geographic regions of the world. Includes estimates for server PCs, desktop PCs, laptop PCs, netbooks and pad/tablet PCs. Also has yearly sales estimates for 8 major PC manufacturers.
  • Internet Users by Country: Forecast and historical estimates for the number of all Internet users, weekly Internet users and broadband subscribers for over 57 countries.
  • Computers-in-use by Country: Forecast and historical estimates of the number of  PCs-in-use and total computers-in-use for over 57 countries.
  • Information Appliances: Computer Platforms invade Electronic Devices. Information appliance sales estimate and forecast for seven regions of the world for five product segments and two customer segments.

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Press Releases

February 1, 2012 -
PCs In-Use Worldwide Reaches Over 1.6B Units in 2011.
USA Has nearly 311M PCs In-Use.

January 4, 2012 -
Worldwide Tablet Sales Will Reach Nearly 36% of Total PC Sales in 2015.
U.S. Tablet Sales Will Top 43% of PC Sales in 2015.

July 25, 2011 -
PC Sales Will Top 370M Units in 2011.
Worldwide Mobile PC Sales to Reach 227M Units.

July 12, 2010 -
Worldwide Internet Users Top 1.8 Billion in 2009.
China Tops 310M Internet Users.

January 11, 2010 -
PC Sales Will Top 300M Units in 2010.
Worldwide Mobile PC Sales to Reach 170M Units.

May 10, 2009 -
Worldwide Internet Users Top 1.5 Billion in 2008.
China Tops 235M Internet Users.

October 13, 2008 -
PC Sales Will Top 302M Units in 2008.
Worldwide Mobile PC Sales to Reach 113M Units.

June 9, 2008 -
PCs In-Use Reached Over 1B in 2007.
USA has over 251M PCs In-Use.

May 15, 2008 -
Worldwide Internet Users Top 1.3 Billion in  2007.
USA Tops 222M Internet Users
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September 24, 2007 -
PCs In-Use Reach nearly 1B Units in 2006
USA Has over 240M PCs In-Use

July 27, 2007 -
PC Sales Will Top 250M Units in 2007
Worldwide Mobile PC Sales to Reach 91M Units

February 3, 2006 -
Worldwide Internet Users Top 1.2 Billion in 2006
USA Tops 210M Internet Users.

August 14, 2006 -
25-Year PC Anniversary Statistics
IBM-Compatible PC Sales have topped 1.5B units Worth $B 3,100.

June 12, 2006 -
1.3B Cumulative PC Sales Over Next 5 Years
Dell & HP Will Each Sell Over 200M PCs In Next 5 Years.

May 16, 2006 -
PCs In-Use Surpass 900M in 2005
USA Accounts for over 25% of PCs In-Use.

March 28, 2006 -
Smartphones to Outsell PDAs by 5:1 in 2006
Ratio Will Top 11:1 by 2011.

February 28, 2006 -
Europe #1 in Per Capita Cell Phone Usage
USA Leads in PC and  Internet Per Capita Use.

January 3, 2006 -
Worldwide Internet Users Top 1 Billion in 2005
USA Reach Nearly 200M Internet Users.

November 14, 2005 -
USA Leads Broadband Subscriber Top 15 Ranking
Worldwide Broadband Subscribers Will Top 215M in 2005.

September 7, 2005 -
China Leads Cellular Subscriber Top 10 Ranking
Cellular Subscribers Will Top 2B in 2005.

June 20, 2005 -
Mobile PCs In-Use Surpassed 200M
Over 25% of Worldwide PCs Are Mobile PCs.

March 15, 2005 -
PCs In-Use Surpassed 820M in 2004.
PCs In-Use Will Top 1B in 2007.

September 27, 2004  -
Worldwide Internet Users will Top 1 Billion in 2005.
USA Remains #1 with 185M Internet Users.

December 8, 2003 -
New PC Opportunities Are Emerging.
Dell and HP has 3X Lead in PC Sales

June 16, 2003 -
Smartphones Have Started to Impact PDA Sales.
Most Future PDA Sales Increases Will Come from Smartphones

April 7, 2003 -
Windows CE Devices May Outsell Windows PCs in 5 years

March 11, 2003 -
Information Appliances: Computer Platforms Invade Electronic Devices

February 25, 2003 -
U.S. PCs-In-Use top 200M, cumulative sales surpass 400M.
Worldwide cumulative PC sales exceed 1 billion.

December 3, 2002 -
USA is #1 in Internet Users with 160M.
USA is falling behind in Internet Users Per Capita.

September 9, 2002 -
Pocket PC PDAs To Surpass Palm OS PDAs in 2004.

May 7, 2002 -
PC Sales Growth: Slow and Jagged.
Future PC Sales Will Be Strongly Impacted by Economic Cycles.

March 21, 2002 -
Internet Users Top 500 Million in 2001.

February 25, 2002 -
PCs-In-Use Surpassed 600M.
Over 45% of Worldwide PCs Are in Homes.

January 22, 2002 -
Phone-PDAs Will Revitalize the PDA Market

December 12, 2001 -
Pocket PC PDAs To Surpass Palm OS PDAs in 2005