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…

Surprise! Feature Phones to Drive the Next Wave of LTE Growth

More than half a billion LTE capable phones in a feature phone form-factor will be shipped globally over the course of five years. Local kings…

Despite Recession, Brazil LTE Smartphones Grew 53% Annually in 2016

Samsung captured almost half of the total smartphone market, whereas Claro led the operator channels in terms of smartphones shipped. Lenovo and…

What does Gigabit LTE mean for the Telecom Industry?

Gigabit LTE promises to bring many improvements to the telecom industry. A plethora of new GB LTE ready hardware will be launching throughout 2017.…

Three major industry trends identified at MWC Shanghai 2016

The Mobile World Congress Shanghai (MWCS), is reckoned to be Asia’s largest and most influential mobile industry event. The 2016 event took place…

Softbank’s To Buy ARM For $32 Billion

The global leader in smartphone chip design, UK-based ARM confirmed on Monday it agreed to a $32 billion acquisition offer from Japan's tech giant…

China Approaching 600 Million LTE Subs

We have discussed before (here) on how 4G LTE has been leapfrogging 3G adoption in China and the key reasons which have driven this ramping adoption.…

Connected Cars: A Service Providers Opportunity

The Automotive Industry is moving towards an era where it will rely on Telecom companies for seamless data services for vehicles. Creating an…

Smartphone Shipments Penetration Reaches 70% in Peru

According to the latest Market Monitor Report from Counterpoint Research, the overall mobile phone market in Peru shrank by 24% YoY, but the…

5G and its impact to the future

4G is rapidly spreading and it is delivering the promise it was entitled to: speed for wireless internet consumption. 5G however will deliver more as…

Q2 2015: Verizon :: AOL Acquisition Timely As LTE Base Broadens

One of the top two US operators, Verizon announced its results today seeing some interesting growth in a what used to be a traditionally slow…

China Mobile: 4G Leapfrogging 3G Growth By a Margin

China Mobile is the world's largest mobile operator with more than 816 million mobile subscribers almost bigger than all subscribers in…

On Sale Now: Tesco Mobile

Tesco is putting its share of MVNO Tesco Mobile up for sale. Tesco Mobile is the UK's largest Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) with around 4…

Venezuela – Latin America’s Sleeping Beauty

About 7-8 years ago, Venezuela was one of the most important markets for mobile devices in Latin America. It was so important that some smartphones,…

Apple Should Buy Broadcom’s Cellular Baseband Business

Broadcom this week announced its intentions to explore options to either sell-off or shutdown its cellular baseband business. The key reasons being a…

Verizon’s ambitious LTE plan will it succeed?

After the announcement of the HTC Thunderbolt, Verizon Wireless has announced it is going to offer its 4G technology, LTE in 147 US cities by the end…