Counterpoint 5G MEC - Deployment Options and Challenges for Mobile Operators

5G MEC – Deployment Options and Challenges for Mobile Operators

One of the major promises of 5G is low latency, with target levels of 1 millisecond being specified for the air interface in 3GPP’s Release 16…

Counterpoint: How will Facebook Recoup its US$5.7 Billion Investment in Reliance Jio?

Deep Dive :: How will Facebook Recoup its US$5.7 Billion Investment in Reliance Jio?

My colleague Tarun eloquently summarized his perspective on how Facebook's $5.7 billion investment in Reliance Jio platforms will help Facebook…

Counterpoint 5G Network Slicing vs. Private Networks

5G Network Slicing versus Private Networks: Benefits and Drawbacks

Overview: Network slicing will be a key component of future 5G networks and will support innovative new use cases and business models thus enabling…

Counterpoint Radio Access Network (RAN) Market Research

The Race to Open RAN Will Be A Marathon, Not A Sprint!

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego February 13th, 2020 Ever since consolidation in 2013, the Radio Access Network…

Counterpoint Edge Computing Research

Edge Computing Space Gets Crowded as Hyperscalers Move on 5G MEC Opportunity

In recent months, several hyperscale cloud providers have signed deals with major MNOs, signalling their intent to target the Multi-Access Edge…

Counterpoint Huawei to Play Limited Role in UK 5G

Huawei to Play a Limited Role in UK 5G

The UK government has decided to allow Huawei a limited role in building 5G infrastructure in the country. The UK has been under pressure, especially…

Counterpoint US Smartphone Market Q3 2019

US Q3 2019 Results Give Good Hint of What to Expect in Q4

Through the first two months (October/November) of 4Q19, there have been limited changes in the OEM structure of the US market. Apple has gained…

Counterpoint Canada Decision on Huawei

Canada’s Decision on Huawei, a Defining Moment in Relationship with China

Canada is caught in the middle of the raging trade war between the US and China. The re-elected government under the leadership of Justin Trudeau…

AR/VR Seen as Killer 5G Consumer App at Huawei Global MBB Forum

Huawei’s 10th Global Mobile Broadband Forum in Zurich, Switzerland was attended by more than 2000 industry executives from leading telcos across the…

State of 5G USA September 2019

Overview: 5G networks and devices have started to gain traction in the US. Carriers have been expanding their 5G networks while slowly introducing 5G…

Early Look Into Q3 2019 US Smartphone Sales Shows Weakness, but Apple iPhone Launch Above Expectations

The US market sold through 11.3 million smartphones in August. This is down 4% when compared with August 2018. When looking at how Q3 is shaping up,…

5G IoT Devices Ecosystem: Qualcomm, Samsung and Huawei Leads

Overview: This report examines the current state of 5G IoT and commercialization roadmap for it. In addition to this, it also analyses Value chain…

CBRS Opens-Up 3.5 MHz Mid-Band Spectrum to New Users

Last week, we saw the formal start of Initial Commercial Deployment (ICD) of the 3.5 MHz Citizens Broadband Radio Services (CBRS) spectrum band in…

Internet Access

Achieving Sustainable Internet Access for the Next Billion

Overview: While 5G, IoT and other technological advancements are rapidly entering the market in many nations, there are still over three billion…

5G Infrastructure – Share More, Plan Less

As 5G networks roll out globally, operators and administrators are seeking ways to accelerate the benefits of the new technology, while keeping…

5G Edge Computing – An Emerging Technology Slowly Transitioning to Commercial Reality

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego August 21st, 2019 The MEC market is characterised by a diverse range of players…

IoT Module

NB-IoT, Cloud and AI Driving Significant IoT Adoption in China

Overview: As the largest and the most potential market in terms of cellular IoT connection and application, China now has a fast developing cellular…

Google Pixel

US Market Declines 1.5% in 2Q19; Samsung, LG Weak while Apple Sustains Growth

US Market Declines 1.5% in 2Q19; Samsung, LG Weak while Apple Sustains Growth Smartphone volumes fell 1.5% during the quarter mainly due to weakness…