Future of 5G in Russia Remains Uncertain

Future of 5G in Russia Remains Uncertain

5G in Russia is looking like a distant dream, as major network vendors Ericsson and Nokia have decided to suspend their operations in Russia, while…

Global Cellular IoT Module Shipments Grew 20% YoY in Q2 2022

After declining in Q1 2022, the global cellular IoT module market recovered in Q2 2022 despite macroeconomic headwinds and lockdowns in China, the…

Meet Counterpoint at MWC Las Vegas, 2022

Counterpoint will be attending MWC Las Vegas from September 28 – 30 Our research analysts Neil Shah, Gareth Owen and Matthew Orf will be attending…

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…

Philippines Smartphone Shipments Decline 3% YoY in Q2 2022 Apple Fastest Growing Brand

Philippines Smartphone Shipments Decline 3% YoY in Q2 2022; Apple Fastest Growing Brand

The Philippines’ Q2 2022 smartphone shipments declined 3% YoY to 4.7 million units. Apple, Infinix and TECNO were major YoY gainers in terms of…

counterpoint podcast 57 SEA market macroeconomic headwinds

Podcast #57 – Will 5G Offset Macroeconomic Weakness in SEA Smartphone Market?

Southeast Asia, one of the world’s most promising markets, saw its smartphone shipments decline in Q2 2022. But despite this, Thailand’s premium…

u-blox H1 2022, Counterpoint

u-blox Continues Strong Growth in H1 2022

u-blox recorded an excellent H1 2022 with $311.9 million in total revenues, an increase of 47% from H1 2021 despite macroeconomic headwinds. The…

Telit Acquired Mobilogix

Telit’s Acquisitions to Reshape Global IoT Module Market

In recent times, Telit has acquired cellular IoT businesses from Thales and Mobilogix. The IoT module market has started consolidating and we expect…

Could Vodafone and Three be next UK mega-merger?

It has been little over a year since mobile operator O2 tied-up with cable broadband provider Virgin Media to create a new telecom giant ‘Virgin…

Global Smartphone Market Share: By Quarter

Source: Market Monitor Service DOWNLOAD:      Global Smartphone Quarterly Market Data (Q3 2020 – Q2 2022) Global Smartphone Shipments Market Share…

Vietnam’s Apple Shipments More Than Doubled in Q2 2022

Vietnam’s Apple Shipments More Than Doubled in Q2 2022

Vietnam’s Q2 2022 smartphone shipments declined 1% YoY to 3.2 million units. Premium smartphones’ (>$400) shipments saw a growth of 75% YoY.…

Automotive, Industrial Segments Drive NXP’s Strong Q2 Numbers

Second quarter revenues for NXP were $37 million more than the midpoint of the company’s previous guidance with the automotive and industrial…

Thailand Premium Smartphone Market Grew 22% YoY in Q2 2022 Even as Overall Shipments Fell 17% YoY

Thailand Premium Smartphone Market Grew 22% YoY in Q2 2022 Even as Overall Shipments Fell 17% YoY

Thailand’s smartphone shipments fell 17% YoY in Q2 2022 to 4.2 million units. 5G volumes increased 20% YoY with OPPO and Samsung leading the…

Indonesia’s Q2 2022 Smartphone Shipments Decline 11% YoY as Macro and Currency Issues Hobble Low-End Segments

Indonesia’s Q2 2022 smartphone shipments declined 11% YoY to fall below 9.4m units The broad preference for budget, sub-$150 devices made Indonesia…

Meet Counterpoint at The 5G Opportunity 2022

Our Research Vice President, Neil Shah, will be speaking at the 5G Opportunity 2022. His session details are available below: Session Theme: “Closing…

Can Semtech’s Acquisition of Sierra Wireless Change Offerings in IoT Space?

US-based semiconductor manufacturer and LoRa pioneer Semtech announced a $1.2-billion deal on Wednesday to acquire Canada-based cellular IoT module…

India Smartphone Shipments Decline 5% QoQ; 5G Smartphone Installed Base Crosses 50 Million

India’s smartphone installed base crossed 600 million during the quarter. Xiaomi led the market in Q2 2022 with a 19% shipment share, closely…

World’s ‘Social Media Capital’ in Rapid 5G Transition

World’s ‘Social Media Capital’ in Rapid 5G Transition

The Philippines is one of the fastest-growing and tech-savvy nations in Southeast Asia. The country’s mobile connection penetration has reached 140%…