Where is US Mobile Subscriber Growth Coming From?

Carriers managed yet another strong quarter of postpaid subscriber growth in Q3 2022 While part of this growth is coming from prepaid to postpaid…

Spectrum One

US Cable Players Capture Highest Quarterly Postpaid Phone Net Adds Ever

Comcast, Charter and Altice managed yet another strong quarter of wireless subscriber growth in Q3 2022, cumulatively adding 734,000 net mobile…

Cable Players Capture Nearly One-third of US Postpaid Phone Net Additions in Q2 2022

The US cable players are continuing to make their presence known across the wireless landscape, even if their total subscribers are dwarfed by those…

Which US Carrier will sell the most iPhone 14s?

The release of Apple’s latest flagship smartphones, the iPhone 14 series, on September 7 will unleash fierce demand among consumers who are raring to…

AT&T Reports Strong Q2 Numbers as Investors Fret Over Free Cash Flow Woes

AT&T announced its earnings for Q2 2022 on July 21, delivering strong results for its core mobility business. Despite macroeconomic headwinds,…

US Smartphone Inventory at Manageable Levels; Resilient Demand Despite Inflationary Pressures

There have been worries about high global smartphone inventory and weak demand due to high inflation levels. While this might be the story in other…

US Smartphone Market: After Q1 Drop, Postpaid to Provide Strong Momentum in Q2

The US smartphone market was off to a slow start in 2022, falling 6% YoY due to various factors. But postpaid momentum is expected to push growth in…

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,…

NDTV Featuring Tarun Pathak: Why Airlines Are Worried About 5G Interference With Flights

Several long-haul flights to the US have been cancelled this week including 4 Air India flights amid fears that 5G towers could interfere with the…

US White-label Smartphone Opportunity Continues to Grow

US carriers sold over 1.5 million white-label devices in Q3 2021, according to Counterpoint Research’s US Monthly Smartphone Channel Share Tracker.…

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…

US Smartphone Market Grows 27% YoY in H1 2021 Despite Shortages; OnePlus, Motorola, Nokia HMD Gain as LG Exits

Q2 2021: US Smartphone Market Grows 27% YoY in H1 2021 Despite Shortages; OnePlus, Motorola, Nokia HMD Gain as LG Exits

Denver, Boston, Toronto, Denver, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – July 27, 2021  The US smartphone market saw a 27% YoY increase in H1…

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…

The Summer Temperatures are Rising and so are the US Carrier Promotional Activities

We are one week from the end of the second quarter. Often, the official start to summer ushers in a slowdown with the major US carriers selling fewer…

Counterpoint Research: T-Mobile Ends 2020 Like It Started – Leading The Net Add Race

T-Mobile Ends 2020 Like It Started – Leading The Net Add Race

T-Mobile pre-announced a spectacular Q4 and 2020 despite the headwinds of COVID-19. T-Mobile saw 1.7 million net additions in Q4, which we expect…

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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 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…