Implications of Equipment Installment Plans in Canada

The introduction of equipment installment plans (EIP) in Canada’s telecom market is making premium phones affordable. With EIPs, one can get…

US Consumers Expecting to Pay More for 5G Smartphones; Excited for Rollout of 5G

Over 80% of consumers have a very positive opinion about 5G; Faster download speeds are the expected key benefit Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi,…

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Vodafone Launches 5G in UK with Unlimited data plans

The Launch Having lost out to BT-owned EE, the first network to offer 5G services in the UK, Vodafone launched its 5G services offering on 3rd July…

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Operators and Refurbished Smartphones: Best Practices

Overview: The global refurbished smartphone market will grow to 140 million devices in 2019. It is important for global carriers to leverage this…

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Over 5 Million 5G Smartphones Will Be Sold In The US This Year

5G smartphone availability has been limited. More device launches and carrier competition in H2 2019 will drive sales. San Diego, Buenos Aires,…

5G Rollout in Korea – The First Month

It has been a little over a month since the three major carriers in Korea - SK Telecom, KT and LGU+ - took the country into the 5G era by launching…

Key Takeaways from the Big 5G Event

Hearing from the major players within the 5G ecosystem, it is easy to be overcome by the hype and promises of 5G. When talking one-on-one with the…

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Chinese Operators are Racing to Commercialize 5G Services

As the world moves towards the era of 5G, Chinese carriers are the forefront of mobile communication evolution for the first time. Since the issue of…

5G Rollout in Korea – The First 20 Days of 5G

Objective: Korea has launched the world’s first 5G network and commercial services for 5G on April 5, 2019. Surprisingly the number of 5G subscribers…

Advent of 5G Will Increase Pressure of Subsidies on Chinese Operators

China Mobile will push forward the “5G Device Forerunner Initiative” program and launched its own-branded 5G devices in 2019. Besides, it will…

Mobile 360 LATAM, Discussing the Issues That Matters to the Industry the Most

This year LATAM Mobile 360 was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It brought together more than 1,000 participants from all over Latin America, making…

Connected Vehicles: The Next Big Thing for Digital India?

Connected vehicles are conceivably the most exciting concept powered by IoT at this time. Cars today are already being packed with more electronics…

5G Ecosystem: Huawei’s Growing Role in 5G Technology Standardization

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) provide a measure of the technological might of a company. In the case of wireless networks, it has always been a…

Qualcomm Begins Sampling mmWave Modules with Customers

Qualcomm announced today that the company is sampling mmWave modules to OEM’s who will embed the technology into 5G mobile handset devices. This is a…

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Pain Ahead for Chinese Tech Companies

The growing trade conflict being driven by the US may yet snare more Chinese companies. The US government is investigating any and all means to…

JioPhone: Accelerating India to Cross The 4G Chasm

The most disruptive 4G operator in India Jio, part of Reliance Industries, announced a category of 4G Feature Phone "JioPhone" which is essentially…

China Mobile : 500 Million LTE Subs :: A Unique Milestone

Since the first rollout of LTE networks at the end of last decade, the global LTE subscriptions or connections over the last seven years has swelled…

Two in Three mobile users plan to upgrade to a new phone within the next twelve months

Indian Mobile Consumer Survey: Mobile phone replacement cycles are shortening with the advent of 4G networks, Jio the most preferred operator while…