Rise of the Open Channel in LATAM

The sales channel landscape for the LATAM mobile devices market has been going through significant changes in the last few years. Just two years ago,…

Smartphone Growth in Emerging Markets Will Continue in 2019

Recently, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) projected that economic growth in emerging markets, during 2019, will be faster (4.7%) than developed…

Will Huawei’s Extraordinary Growth Story in LATAM Come to a Grinding Halt?

Huawei has been building momentum in LATAM with record volumes and a growth of 51% year-on-year (YoY) during 2018. Its growth came at a time when the…

Colombian Smartphone Market Continues to Grow in Q1 2019

Huawei was the fastest growing brand (76% YoY growth including HONOR co-brand), surpassing Motorola to become the second largest brand in Colombia…

Economic Instability Is Taking a Toll on the LATAM Smartphone Market

Chinese OEMs continues to gain traction in the region    New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego, Buenos Aires – November 23st, 2018…

Will Unlocking Phones Drive the Latin America Market in 2016?

A week before Christmas, Claro Argentina announced that it would start selling only unlocked mobile devices.  This is the first operator in Argentina…