5G mmWave: Ecosystem & Economics Already Attractive (Part 3)

Every cellular generation transition has led to significant personal and economic transformation, unlocking new use-cases, applications, and…

5G Infrastructure Vendors – Are They Immune To Recession?

Nordic vendors Ericsson and Nokia had a good second quarter. Ericsson reported a 13.7%* growth in revenue to $6 billion with net profit jumping 19.2…

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Private Networks Market: Vendors Hold Key to Operators’ Success

Private networks are still an emerging market and many players offering vertical-specific solutions or specialized services are entering the space to…

Rogers Q2 2022 Results

Rogers Q2 2022: July network outage and inflation acts as a dark cloud over a successful 2nd quarter

Rogers reported an excellent quarter across all segments (wireless, cable, and media) with increased revenue, upgrades and subscribers and a…

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Counterpoint Weekly Newsletter

Guess Who Dominated Premium Android Smartphone SoCs in Q1? 19th May China’s strict COVID-19 quarantine measures have started showing up in our…

Counterpoint Smartphone Indicators

Counterpoint Smartphone Indicators

Smartphone Indicators provides a view into the sector’s current events through the lens of our monthly & quarterly research reports. We share…

Qualcomm Announcements Keep Coming

Qualcomm announcements continue at a rapid pace. The company believes its one technology roadmap will expand its total available market seven-fold –…

Counterpoint Research T-Mobile Investing to Pull in 5G Applications

T-Mobile Investing to Pull in 5G Applications

T-Mobile, the #2 carrier in the US by subscribers, held a “5G Forward” event to unveil some updates on its new 5G innovation lab in Bellevue,…

Subscriber Adds and Network Roll-Out Key Focus for Rakuten, Dish and 1&1 Drillisch

With three greenfield operators - Rakuten, Dish and 1&1 Drillisch - at various stages of deploying their open RAN, cloud-native 5G networks, 2022…

Leveraging AI-driven RAN Intelligence to Maximise Network Potential

The RAN is a critical part of a cellular network as it manages a CSP’s most important asset: its spectrum. Yet despite investing billions of dollars…

5G mmWave: Ecosystem & Economics Becoming Attractive

5G mmWave: Ecosystem, Economics Becoming Attractive (Part 2)

Read the part 1 of 5G mmWave: Ecosystem, Economics Becoming Attractive here. 5G ecosystem is thriving. The number of operators rolling out 5G…

Increased store traffic, promotions, shortages, and more; five takeaways from the iPhone 13 launch

The iPhone 13 is finally here, just one week after Apple announced the next generation iPhones in its digital only launch event. Pre-orders leading…

Which is the Hottest US Carrier in Q3?

According to the Counterpoint US Online/Offline Channel Share Tracker, the quick answer is T-Mobile. The ‘un-carrier’ is punching above its weight…

Moving to 5G

Russia Lags Europe in 5G Deployment

Europe was an early adopter of 5G with Swiss telecom operator Sunrise deploying the continent’s first 5G network in April 2019. By the end of Q1…

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Will Vietnam Produce Another VinSmart?

In May this year, Vietnam’s Vingroup announced that its subsidiary VinSmart would stop manufacturing smartphones and televisions. “The production of…

AT&T Has a Strong Wireless Performance in 2Q 2021

Q2 2021: AT&T Has a Strong Wireless Performance

From the perspective of hardware sales, AT&T had a strong Q2 2021. Smartphone sales were up 31% YoY. The carrier sold over five million…

Philippines’ Third Operator DITO

Philippines’ Third Operator Fights Odds to Expand Share

Telecom operator DITO, which has been brought in by Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to challenge the duopoly of Globe Telecom and Smart…

Mixed Fortunes for Ericsson and Nokia in China 5G RAN Tender

As expected, domestic vendors Huawei and ZTE were awarded the largest contracts in China Broadcasting Network (CBN) and China Mobile's recent joint…