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…

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…