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Webinar: Importance of Audio in a Living Room Environment

About the Webinar The popularity of smart devices in a living room setup is on the rise. Consumers are shifting from traditional devices to a more…

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Webinar: How is iSIM shaping a new future in mobile and IoT connectivity?

Our Research Vice President Neil Shah will be speaking at the webinar hosted by Nokia and Counterpoint Research on November 17, 2021.  The topic of…

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Global POS Shipments to Reach 270 Million by 2025 at 19% CAGR

Pax, New POS and Ingenico led the global POS market in 2020. China is the leading global POS market capturing half of it, followed by Latin America…

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Canada 5G Spectrum Auction May Boost Competition

With Canada’s 3500 MHz auction ending, the focus has shifted to the setting up of 5G networks by license winners as well as the competitive landscape…

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Global Cellular IoT Module Shipments Cross 100 Million for First Time in Q2 2021

The quarter saw record 53% and 60% YoY increase in shipments and revenue respectively. Qualcomm dominated the global cellular IoT chipset market,…

Smartphone Sales Soar as Company Reports Best Quarter on Record

Xiaomi Updates: Q3 2021

November 24, 2021 Hit by the ongoing global component shortages, Xiaomi’s smartphone revenues nearly came to a halt in Q3 2021, growing just 0.5% YoY…

Internet Service: Xiaomi’s Key Profit Generator

Internet Service: Xiaomi’s Key Profit Generator

Beijing, Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul – September 1, 2021 Ten years ago, Xiaomi entered the smartphone market with…

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…

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…

Cellular IoT Module Market Q1 2021 Counterpoint

Global Cellular IoT Module Shipments up 50% YoY in Q1 2021 as Demand for 5G, LTE-Cat 1 Modules Soars

Quectel and Qualcomm maintained their top positions in the cellular IoT module vendor and chipset player market shares, respectively. Automotive,…

Global Cellular IoT Module Market Q4 2020 Counterpoint

Quectel, Thales & Fibocom Lead the Global Cellular IoT Module Market in Q4 2020

The global cellular IoT module market continued to recover sequentially but is yet to reach 2019 levels. Quectel and Qualcomm maintained their top…

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Whitepaper: Global NB-IoT Ecosystem: Trends, Adoption and Outlook

Overview: Wireless IoT (internet of things), specifically LPWA (low-power wide-area) technology, continues to drive digital transformation and…

Cellular IoT Module Forecast Counterpoint

Global Cellular IoT Module Shipments to Cross 780 Mn Units in 2024

North America will overtake Europe in 2024 to become the second largest market after China. 5G will lead in terms of value while NB-IoT will lead in…

Counterpoint Research Will Foxconn Shake EV Industry?

Will Foxconn Shake EV Industry?

Apple supplier Foxconn, with an aim to diversify its business and reduce overdependency on Apple for revenue generation, is betting big on electric…

Global Cellular IoT Module Market Q3 2020 Counterpoint

NB-IoT Module Share in Cellular IoT Module Shipments at Record 30% in Q3 2020

Quectel, Sierra Wireless, Thales and Telit controlled more than half of the global cellular IoT module revenue. Automotive, Router/CPE and…

Trends in CES 2021 Counterpoint

Top 10 Automotive Announcements in CES 2021

Like the past few years, automotive players used the 2021 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), organized from January 11 to 14, to…

10 Predictions for LATAM Smartphone, Devices Ecosystem in 2021

The LATAM smartphone and devices ecosystem has been one of the least impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of the trends mentioned below started in…