Global Smartwatch Shipments Grew 48%YoY in Q1 2019 with One in Three Being an Apple Watch

Top nine brands contribute to 75% of the market shipment. Samsung, Fitbit, and Huawei grew exponentially in Q1 2019 Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi,…

Security Counterpoint

Top 10 IoT Security and Privacy Trends and Predictions for 2019

2018 was the year of realisation for all players in the IoT ecosystem, including consumers, that security cannot be neglected. This is especially the…

IoT Trends and Predictions

Top 10 IoT Trends and Predictions for 2019

IoT is in a continuous state of evolution and its definition is also shifting. In 2019, IoT is defined as: Connecting smart devices to the…

5 Billion IoT Cellular Module Will Ship Globally During 2019-2025. 4G, LTE Cat-M & NB-IoT in Hyper-Growth

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego Jan 8th, 2019 Top three players, Chinese vendor SIMCom (Sunsea AIoT), Quectel…

Fitbit Smartwatch Shipments Grew 348% YoY in Q3 2018

Global smartwatch Grew 53% YoY, Apple continues to dominate the smartwatch market with 30% share, Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London,…

USA IoT Cellular Connections to Cross Half a Billion Mark by 2025, Cellular LPWAN to Contribute Nearly Half

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego 10th Oct 2018 AT&T will continue to lead by contributing to almost 50% of…

Global IoT Cellular Connections to Cross 5 Billion Mark by 2025, NB-IoT to contribute nearly half

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego Sep 26th, 2018 China will continue to lead by contributing almost two-thirds of…

Global Smartwatch Shipments Grew 37%YoY in Q2 2018, Apple Watch Series 1 the Most Popular Model

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego August 30th, 2018 Apple continues to dominate the smartwatch market with a 41%…

GDPR: Restoring Faith in Data Privacy

Data protection is a hot topic, especially after the Facebook and Equifax debacles. However, it has always been the subject of serious attention by…

Securing IoT with Blockchain

  IoT cellular connections will reach one billion by 2020. IoT is all about data and in this era of IoT revolution, data is the new oil. The…

4G Smartphones now contribute to 42% of total smartphone shipments even though telcos only recently started 4G operations

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor program for Q1 2018 (Jan-March), the Bangladesh Smartphone Market declined 18%…

Chinese brands grew 25% YoY in Bangladesh during Q1 2018. Symphony still leads the Market.

New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Buenos Aires May 8th, 2018 4G Smartphones now contribute to 42% of total smartphone shipments even…

The Anatomy of IoT Security

We had an opportunity to share our views on "Security in IoT" at the Messe München Electronics Show, an influential trade show and host of the…

Next half billion IoT cellular connections by 2020; Chinese Operators to dominate

Global IoT cellular connections grew 41% annually to the end of 3Q 2017, having already crossed the half billion mark earlier in 2017. At the end of…

Chinese Operators Control Almost Half of the Global Cellular IoT Connections

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego January 03rd, 2018 At the end of 3Q 2017, Chinese operators dominated the…

GITEX 2017 – A Stepping Stone for the Smart City Vision

Counterpoint Research analysts attended GITEX 2017. Gitex 2017 was a stepping stone for the Smart City vision in the Middle East. Over 700 start-ups…

Sierra Wireless and SIMCOM Lead the IoT Cellular Modules Market in Revenues & Volumes

Cellular connectivity is the backbone to drive secure connection of different devices to the internet across different verticals. The role of…

Global IoT Cellular Module Shipment Demand in Growth Mode as 4G, LTE Cat-M & NB-IoT Deployments Ramp

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego September 20th, 2017 Chinese vendor SIMCom led in volumes while Canadian vendor…