Telefonica Begins Scaling Back in Central America in the Hunt for Profitability

Telefonica announced at the end of January of 2019 that it sold its Guatemala and El Salvador mobile business to America Movil-Claro (AMX) for a…

T-Mobile Makes Bold Pricing Move – No Price Increase for 5G Service

The US carrier results are in from the fourth quarter of 2018. US carriers have been all bragging about being the ‘first’ to roll out 5G service, but…

TSMC Benefitting from Greater Adoption of 7nm Technology

The fortunes of TSMC, a leading global foundry service provider based in Taiwan, have been linked to Apple for a long time. The company is the…

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…

CES Counterpoint

CES 2019 Counterpoint Coverage

Counterpoint Research attended CES 2019. Total attendance was down this year. This is partially because many of the main tech sectors with the most…

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…

4G-LTE at the Top of the Wave in Latin America

By the end of 2018, the subscriber base for 4G-LTE had surpassed 3G in LATAM.   Although 4G subscriptions surpassed the 3G subscriptions by only 5M…

5 Takeaways from Todays Apple’s Q4 2018 Earnings Call

Here are my five key takeaways from today's Apple’s Q4 2018 earnings call: iPhone sales were down 15%, mainly driven weak greater China sales. The…

Samsung Led the India Premium Market for 2018, OnePlus Led Q4 2018

OnePlus led for three consecutive quarters due to strong performance of OnePlus 6 and 6T. Affordable premium model remained popular skewing the…

How Do Automakers Generate Additional Revenues from Connected Vehicles?

Connected vehicles provide auto manufacturers, and adjacent industries, the opportunity to establish beneficial relationships with customers over the…

Definite Fault Lines in China’s 2018 Car Sales: A Reason for Concern?

China, the world's largest and fastest growing car market, is showing signs of losing steam; it recorded negative growth for the first time in 20…

New Phone, New Logo: Honor View 20 International Launch

Honor has now launched the View 20 in international markets. It chose to conduct the launch in Paris, France – heart of the European fashion industry…

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…

Key Trends Driving Russian Smartphone Market in 2019

The Russian smartphone market has seen consistent YoY growth over the past few quarters despite a decline in the global smartphone market. This has…

CES 2019 Round Up

Counterpoint Analysts attended CES in Las Vegas, meeting companies to gain insights into the latest developments. Here is a look at the major updates…

Building Better AR Products: ARIA Summit Highlights

ARIA stands for Augmented Reality in Action and is a leadership summit held yearly at the MIT Media Lab. The summit is sponsored by Kopin, a leader…

IAMAI India Digital Summit

Meet Counterpoint at IAMAI India Digital Summit, 2019

Counterpoint will be attending the 13th India Digital Summit on January 17 Our analyst Pavel Naiya will be attending the 13th India Digital Summit,…

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…