Philippines’ Third Operator DITO

Philippines’ Third Operator Fights Odds to Expand Share

Telecom operator DITO, which has been brought in by Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to challenge the duopoly of Globe Telecom and Smart…

Mixed Fortunes for Ericsson and Nokia in China 5G RAN Tender

As expected, domestic vendors Huawei and ZTE were awarded the largest contracts in China Broadcasting Network (CBN) and China Mobile's recent joint…

US Carriers, Hardware Sales See Large, Positive YoY Comps in Q2 2021

Riding on the 5G wave, increasing vaccination rates and improving consumer sentiment, the second quarter numbers for 2021 are expected to be robust…

T-Mobile 5G

Budget 5G Smartphones are the New Battlegrounds for OEMs

T-Mobile Drives US 5G Competition in $100-$250 Price Band T-Mobile is pushing the envelope when it comes to budget 5G smartphones ($100-$250 band) in…

eSIM Discovery Service to Help eSIM Ecosystem, Increase Adoption

The recent launch of eSIM Discovery service integration by mobile network operators’ (MNOs’) body GSMA is good news for the eSIM ecosystem. The…

5G Devices Capture Over Two-thirds of Global Smartphone Revenue in Q1 2021

5G, the new frontier in telecommunications technology, is being adopted faster than its predecessor, 4G. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, we are…

Europe’s Mid tier smartphone battle rages on

Huawei’s near departure from the European market, which began around 12 months ago, left a vacuum waiting to be filled. Various relatively new…

Counterpoint Research Q1 Unemployment

Haves and Have-nots: US Smartphone Sales Reflect Uneven Economic Recovery

At this time last year, the global economy was deep in the doldrums. The COVID-19 pandemic was rapidly spreading, shuttering factories and closing…

Tablet

Canada Government Move to Make Digital Content More ‘Canadian’ Comes Under Fire

The lower house of Canada’s Parliament has passed a Bill called C-10 which gives the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission…

Stellantis_Cover_2

Stellantis Bets Big with €30-billion Investment Plan for EV Business

Stellantis, formed in 2021 after the merger of Italian American automaker Fiat Chrysler and France’s PSA, unveiled its electrification plans on July…

Coronavirus global impact

Weekly Update: Global Coronavirus Impact and Implications

To receive weekly updates on the COVID-19 situation and our latest research straight to your inbox, click this link to register Click here for the…

Counterpoint Research - Global PC Shipments up 45% YoY in Q1 2021; Chip Shortage Impact to Continue in H2 2021

Global PC Shipments up 45% YoY in Q1 2021; Chip Shortage Impact to Continue in H2 2021

Global PC shipments grew 45% YoY in Q1 2021 on solid demand and a low base in the same period in 2020 due to COVID-19. Shortages of key IC…

Counterpoint Research Nintendo Switch Research

Nintendo Switch OLED Model: Will it be the ‘Switch Pro’ Fans Were Looking For?

On July 6, Nintendo released the announcement trailer for its new addition to the Switch line-up, the Switch OLED model. The console comes four years…

Counterpoint Research hybrid cloud

The Hybridisation of Hybrid Cloud

As the corporate world experiences an accelerated digital transformation owing to fundamental changes in workplace and consumer habits, most…

China Smartphone Sales Rebound During Shopping Festival

China’s smartphone sales rebounded during the mid-year 618 (June 18) shopping festival, rising 7% YoY according to Counterpoint data. The increase…

Voice – A Multi-billion Dollar Opportunity for Social Media

If you have not heard about audio-based social media platforms like Clubhouse, Twitter Spaces and Facebook Live Audio, you are probably living under…

Smart Speaker Market to Grow at 21% CAGR During 2020-2025

Smart speakers have gained prominence in recent years due to the rapid growth of the smart home market. A smart speaker is defined as a speaker that…

iPhone 12 Series Sales Cross 100 Million Mark Within 7 Months of Launch

Beijing, San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Seoul – June 30, 2021 Exactly 14 years ago, Apple disrupted the smartphone market as the first…