The Summer Temperatures are Rising and so are the US Carrier Promotional Activities

We are one week from the end of the second quarter. Often, the official start to summer ushers in a slowdown with the major US carriers selling fewer…

China Passed Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law

China to be Cautious in Penalizing Businesses Under Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law

The new Anti-foreign Sanctions Law adopted by China earlier this month provides a legal basis for the previous administrative countermeasures…

Open RAN Cheerleader Vodafone Plays Safe With Incumbent Vendors

Last year, Vodafone announced plans to deploy open RAN across 2,500 rural sites in the UK, in what would be the largest commitment yet by an…

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NFT: Creating Buzz in Digital Ecosystem

During one of the worst pandemics in human history, cryptocurrencies made waves in the market. If the bitcoin saw wild fluctuations, Non-Fungible…

The United States Innovation and Competition Act and the Return of US Industrial Policy

The US government just got one step closer to passing its largest piece of industrial policy since the Cold War. And like the industrial policies of…

Biden’s $100-billion Broadband Bet - Counterpoint Research

Biden’s $100-billion Broadband Bet

The Biden administration announced its long-awaited infrastructure plan in March. The bill encompasses one of the largest investments in American…

INFOGRAPHIC: Q1 2021 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q1 2021 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one infographic each quarter to summarize the mobile handset market activities in a…

Apple’s PaaS : Privacy-as-a-Service

Apple is bold & brilliant. Since the launch of the first iPhone & iOS 12 years ago, Apple has transformed into a company sitting on a gold…

Counterpoint Research New Umbrella Entity to Refine India’s Digital Payment Ecosystem

New Umbrella Entity to Refine India’s Digital Payment Ecosystem

The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) move to allow private players to set up, manage and operate retail payment systems [officially described as a New…

Installed Base Data Testifies to iPhone 12’s Stellar Performance

Installed Base Data Testifies to iPhone 12’s Stellar Performance

Apple iPhone’s installed base increased by only 2% in Q1 2021 compared to Q1 2020. Unlike sales or shipments data, the installed base figure tells us…

Make in India and PLI Scheme

India’s PLI Push Paves New Path

Who would have ever known that a scheme introduced to drive the Indian government’s dream of making the country an electronics manufacturing hub…

Dark Clouds Loom in China for Ericsson – and Nokia?

Ericsson and Nokia continue to benefit from the absence of their Chinese rivals in many markets. Nokia recently surprised the market with…

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Qualcomm Extends 5G Smartphone Leadership with Snapdragon 778G 5G Mobile Platform

The new 7-series Snapdragon 778G SoC is built on TSMC’s 6nm node. The SoC supports Sub-6GHz and mmWave 5G connectivity. It supports a triple-camera…

Counterpoint Research Smartphones Beat DRAM Drum to Meet Performance Demand

Smartphones Beat DRAM Drum to Meet Performance Demand

Smartphones are getting more performant with each passing day, thanks to the confluence of user demands and technological advancements. One of their…

Counterpoint Research - Taiwan Companies Geared to Face Fresh COVID-19 Wave

Taiwan Companies Geared to Face Fresh COVID-19 Wave

Taiwan raised its epidemic warning for the whole country to Level 3 on May 19 in response to a rapid increase in local confirmed cases of COVID-19.…

No Stopping This Apple Cart: New Macs to Extend Chip Dominance

Apple’s new Mac will upend the Intel-dominated PC market and open up new opportunities, while the PC will be the next battleground for existing…

Xiaomi Bets on Existing Strengths in its EV Foray

Xiaomi, which is currently the most successful Chinese smartphone OEM globally, has announced its entry into the electric vehicle (EV) market. The…

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Massive Fab Expansion to Change Geographical Mix of Supply

Counterpoint estimates a 21% increase (CAGR) in the average annual wafer capacity of leading-edge logic (non-memory) IC nodes (defined by 10nm and…