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…

Mobile Security: The Upcoming Epidemic

Why Mobile security? We are increasingly storing personal and professional data on our Smartphones these days.  And, as we predicted in our blog…

Wanna Crypt: Not the first and definitely not the Last

In the last week, World news has been filled with words like ransomware, virus attack and ‘Wanna Cry’. However, apart from these buzz words it’s hard…

Road block for IoT Revolution: IoT Privacy and Security

There are various definitions of IoT, but to keep things simple we will say everything that can be “connected” will be connected. IoT promises an…

MWC2017 and the IoT Revolution

IoT Revolution -2017 Summary After many years of talk and theory, MWC2017 showcased a multitude of real world IoT applications.  The numerous…