5G Picks up Pace in Canada in Q3; Smartphone Installed Base Crosses Half Million in Oct

Toronto, Los Angeles, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul – November 24, 2020 Smartphone sales in Canada inclined 13% YoY in…

Google Looks to Capture Mid-range 5G Device Market With New Pixel 4a and Pixel 5

On September 30, Google launched two Pixel devices — Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5. This follows the August 3 launch of the Pixel 4a (a non-5G version),…

One in Two Smartphones Sold in Canada During Q2 2020 Was an Apple iPhone

Los Angeles, Boston, Toronto, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul – August 10, 2020 Smartphone sales in Canada declined 36%…

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The Real Reason Why Apple Launched an iPhone SE on the Cusp of the 5G Era

The next-generation iPhone SE has been launched after many rumors and leaks over the last three years. The device is a successor of the previous…

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Canada’s Decision on Huawei, a Defining Moment in Relationship with China

Canada is caught in the middle of the raging trade war between the US and China. The re-elected government under the leadership of Justin Trudeau…

Triple Camera Penetration Among Smartphones To Cross 50% by 2021

The smartphone industry is highly dynamic. In 2018, more than half of the smartphones sold globally had two or more cameras. Counterpoint identified…

Top 5 Indian Metros Account More Than Half of the OTT Video Content Platform User Base

Young Indians are driving the OTT Video Content market, with 89% of the users within the 16-35 years age group. Male users account for over 79% of…

Google I/O 2019 – AI Prowess & Hardware Ambition Expands

The annual Google developer conference, Google I/O 2019, just concluded in Mountain View, California. Google CEO Sundar Pichai highlighted that the…

6.8 Million Connected Heavy Construction Machines to be Shipped till 2025

Caterpillar, Komatsu, Hitachi, JCB and Volvo to account for 65% of the total connected heavy construction machines that will be shipped during…

Smartphone Market in the Philippines Grew 4% YoY in 2018

Huawei and Xiaomi were the fastest growing brands during 2018 even as the likes of Samsung, Cherry Mobile, MyPhone and Apple registered a decline in…

Behavioral Biometrics: The Next Step For User Authentication

Behavioral biometrics provides a new generation of user security solutions that identify individuals based on the unique way they interact with smart…

Netflix Q4 2018 Earnings Highlights: International Markets Drive Subscriber Growth

The US streaming giant Netflix reported earnings for Q4 2018. The company spent heavily on building new streaming content assets, while it kept…

Strong Winds Loom Against the Video Codec Successor HEVC, Challenging the Licensing Model

Video content encoding is largely skewed towards AVC or H.264 at present. The need for streaming high-quality video content on networks with limited…

Philippines Smartphone Market Returns to Growth in Q2 2018

Huawei (404%) and vivo (106%) were the fastest growing brands in Philippines during the quarter. Huawei enters the top five smartphone brands for the…

LPWANs Will Co-Exist, No War Brewing Between Cellular and Non-Cellular

Our connectivity needs are expanding in all directions. While we’re moving aggressively with 5G connectivity to address the need of ultra-low latency…

HERE Continues to Lead as Top Location & Mapping Platform in 2018, Ahead of Google and TomTom

HERE, Google and TomTom continue to lead the location ecosystem effectiveness index, as of H1 2018. The market is evolving rapidly with key firms…

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Global Telematics Control Unit Market Set to Grow at 18% CAGR, With 175 Million Shipments During 2018-2022

LG, Continental, Harman, Bosch, and Denso are leading the global Telematics Control Unit (TCU) market, as of 2017. The market is expected to get a…

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Uber and DiDi are Working on a Long-Term Vision of Human Mobility

Ride-hailing firms are moving towards attaining the ‘holy grail’ of mobility. This is the reason why ride-hailing firms are also investing heavily…