5G IoT Devices Ecosystem: Qualcomm, Samsung and Huawei Leads

Overview: This report examines the current state of 5G IoT and commercialization roadmap for it. In addition to this, it also analyses Value chain for the 5G IoT and OEM value chain for the 5G IoT applications. It also includes the 5G IoT chipset and modules availability. This also checks the key application for 5G IoT by top operators. Analyzing the market size by both volume and value for…

Podcast: SoC Players Democratizing 4G & 5G Mobile & IoT Experiences

We are living in an interesting time where 5G is finally making inroads in the mature markets like the US, the UK, China, and South Korea, among others. But more interestingly, while these markets are transitioning from 4G to 5G, a lot of emerging markets are stuck on 2G. Even markets like India, which is now the second-biggest smartphone market in the world, has 4G connectivity, but 2G and 3G…

Post Event Coverage: 5G Asia and IoT World Asia, 2019, Singapore

Our research director Neil Shah attended 5G Asia and IoT World Asia, 2019 in Singapore. He moderated and chaired the following events: 5G Asia Presentation: Deep Dive into 5G Components, Devices and Operator Strategies, Readiness & Outlook We had an opportunity to deliver a keynote on the latest development in 5G Value Chain Components, Devices and Operator Strategies, Readiness &…

Meet Counterpoint at 5G Asia and IoT World Asia, 2019, Singapore

We will be attending 5G Asia and IoT World Asia from September 10 - September 12 Our research director Neil Shah will be attending 5G Asia and IoT World Asia, 2019 in Singapore. He will be moderating and chairing the following events: Deep Dive into 5G Components, Devices and Operator Strategies, Readiness & Outlook Harmonizing IoT to Across your Partner Ecosystem You can schedule…

5G mmWave: Ecosystem, Economics Becoming Attractive (Part 2)

Read the part 1 of 5G mmWave: Ecosystem, Economics Becoming Attractive here. 5G ecosystem is thriving. The number of operators rolling out 5G networks, increasing penetration of 5G chipset-based devices and growing attach rate to 5G data plans, all have come together to give 5G a faster adoption rate than 4G. Close to 200 operators across 75+ countries have gone live with 5G networks within…

Canada 5G Spectrum Auction May Boost Competition

With Canada’s 3500 MHz auction ending, the focus has shifted to the setting up of 5G networks by license winners as well as the competitive landscape of the country’s wireless market. The auction, which started on June 15, saw participation from 23 Canadian companies, which together made 108 bids over 25 days. This was the highest-grossing spectrum auction in Canada’s history, closing with $7.06…

Global Cellular IoT Module Shipments Cross 100 Million for First Time in Q2 2021

The quarter saw record 53% and 60% YoY increase in shipments and revenue respectively. Qualcomm dominated the global cellular IoT chipset market, capturing almost half of it. Smart meter, POS, automotive, router/CPE and industrial were the top five applications in this quarter. San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul – September 9, 2021 Global cellular IoT…

Mixed Fortunes for Ericsson and Nokia in China 5G RAN Tender

As expected, domestic vendors Huawei and ZTE were awarded the largest contracts in China Broadcasting Network (CBN) and China Mobile's recent joint 5G infrastructure tenders. Together with compatriot Datang, the trio accounted for 94.1% of the 480,397 base stations under tender with the remaining 6% or 28,822 base stations shared between foreign vendors Ericsson and Nokia (Exhibit 1). Rival…

5G India Congress 2021

Our Research Vice President Neil Shah will be moderating the 5G India Congress, 2021 on 15th July 2021. Timing: Start: Thursday 15th July 2021 11:00 IST End: Thursday 15th July 2021 15:00 IST Venue: Virtual Meeting About The Event It gives us great pleasure to share that 5G India Congress is most renowned & successful platform for 5G leaders to come together and share updates,…

Making 5G Global: Accessibility for All

3 June 2021 10:00 BST | 11:00 CET In markets where 5G has launched, the latest wireless broadband standard is shaping up to be the fastest generation of network technology ever adopted. It has become a key growth driver for operators globally not only because of the experiences it enables, but also due to the accessibility and affordability of handsets. After just two years from launch, 5G…

Dish To Run 5G Network on AWS Cloud

Last week, Dish Network announced a strategic partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) whereby AWS will become Dish’s preferred cloud provider. Dish is the fourth-largest MNO in the US cellular market and is building a greenfield open RAN-based 5G network across the country. Leveraging AWS’s cloud infrastructure and services - including AWS Outposts and AWS Local Zones - Dish claims that it can…

Quectel, Thales & Fibocom Lead the Global Cellular IoT Module Market in Q4 2020

The global cellular IoT module market continued to recover sequentially but is yet to reach 2019 levels. Quectel and Qualcomm maintained their top positions in the cellular IoT module vendor and chipset player market shares respectively. Smart meter, automotive and telematics are the top three applications for cellular IoT modules globally in terms of shipments. San Diego, Buenos Aires,…

Whitepaper: Global NB-IoT Ecosystem: Trends, Adoption and Outlook

Overview: Wireless IoT (internet of things), specifically LPWA (low-power wide-area) technology, continues to drive digital transformation and enhance real-world experiences, addressing consumer comfort and convenience while leading to energy and operating efficiency improvements across a host of industry segments. NB-IoT (Narrow-Band IoT) is staking its claim as the LPWA technology of…

Virtual Summit: ET Telecom: The 5G Congress 2021

Our Research Vice President Neil Shah and Associate Research Director Gareth Owen will be attending the “5G Congress 2021” by ET Telecom on 25th and 26th February 2021. Overview of the event: The fifth-generation (5G) technology is set to bring the next wave of disruption in the telecom sector, with an array of cross-industry applications that are poised to further boost telecom carriers'…

Global Cellular IoT Module Shipments to Cross 780 Mn Units in 2024

North America will overtake Europe in 2024 to become the second largest market after China. 5G will lead in terms of value while NB-IoT will lead in terms of volume in the market. Quectel and Qualcomm will maintain their top positions in cellular IoT module vendor and chipset player market shares respectively. San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul –…

Ericsson – Ready For an Open, Cloud-Native 5G World?

With 124 commercial 5G agreements and 79 live networks announced to date, Ericsson is the leading 5G vendor in terms of contract wins and is leveraging its early market lead to benefit from the absence of Chinese rivals. Under CEO Börje Ekholm, Ericsson has executed a dramatic turnaround during the last three years. Key to this success has been sustained investment in R&D coupled with the…