The Rise of TikTok

In a short span of time, short-video app TikTok, developed by the Chinese company Bytedance, has become one of the most successful apps developed by…

Growth in the Smartphone Market Likely to Return in 2020

Launch of 5G devices and services, as well as growing demand in emerging markets, like India, Russia, Indonesia, will help the global smartphone…

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Smartphone CIS Market to Hit US$12 Billion by 2020

CIS (CMOS Image Sensor) has become one of the most vibrant fields in the semiconductors business, with an annual revenue growth rate of up to 10%.…

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Global Online Music Streaming Revenues Cross US$11 Billion in 1H 2019

Spotify, the market leader in online music streaming, had a 32% YoY growth in paid subscriptions during 1H 2019. Apple and YouTube Music are very…

Global Refurbished Smartphone Market Expected to Rise 2% in 2019

Overview: The new smartphone market declined for seventh consecutive quarter in 2019 Q2. There is a need for the ecosystem players to look for newer…

Early Look Into Q3 2019 US Smartphone Sales Shows Weakness, but Apple iPhone Launch Above Expectations

The US market sold through 11.3 million smartphones in August. This is down 4% when compared with August 2018. When looking at how Q3 is shaping up,…

Cellular-IoT Connections in the US Crossed 100 Million in H1 2019

Automotive and Transport & Logistics contributed to nearly half the total connections AT&T continues to lead, accounting for almost 55% of…

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Searching for Digital Detox

2019 saw the rise of the minimalist smartphone. Numerous devices launched this year sought to simplify and declutter our digital lives. Most recently…

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Connecting the Next Billion: Challenges and Initiatives

Internet connectivity is emerging as one of the fundamental pillars of societal well-being. As part of the sustainable development goals, the United…

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Samsung’s New Galaxy A Series: A Successful Mid-to-Low Tier Strategy

Till 2019, Samsung had too many smartphone models in the mid-to-low tier price bands. The complicated list of models often left consumers confused.…

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…

CBRS Opens-Up 3.5 MHz Mid-Band Spectrum to New Users

Last week, we saw the formal start of Initial Commercial Deployment (ICD) of the 3.5 MHz Citizens Broadband Radio Services (CBRS) spectrum band in…

Apple is the Most Preferred True Wireless Hearable Brand for Future Purchase in the US

Greater democratization of wireless technology and reduction in prices will help wireless hearables become mainstream in the next two-three years.…

Three out of Four Visitors Get Their Smartphone Repaired in a Day

Counterpoint carries out a study on after-sales service across six key Indian cities Findings reveal OPPO is the fastest in after-sales delivery…

Top Five Smartphone Brands in Nigeria Capture a Record 84% Share in Q2 2019

Tecno reached its highest ever share in Nigeria in Q2 2019. Combined, Chinese brands had a market share of 67%, the highest ever. New Delhi, Hong…

Qualcomm’s Ecosystem Approach to Accelerate Augmented & Virtual Reality Adoption in Enterprise

Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality or amalgamation of the two also known as Mixed Reality (MR) or Xtended Reality (XR) is the way we are…

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Software and Security Updates- The Missing Link for Smartphones

Overview: Every release of the Android operating system (OS) includes new features which optimize the overall device experience and improves the…

Welcome to Wi-Fi 6

In the era of 5G and IoT, the objective is not only to connect every device but make sure they share, analyze, and implement actions on their own.…