First O-RAN Private Network in Germany?

As the largest industrial market, Germany is leading the charge in advancing Industry 4.0 transformation in Europe. The German regulator BNetzA has…

Ericsson Profit Surge Driven by 5G Sales in China

Ericsson Profit Surge Driven by 5G Sales in China

Ericsson last week reported a higher than expected 38.5% YoY increase in its Q3 gross profit on revenues of SEK 57.5 ($6.5 billion), driven by a…

Report Nokia Phones Lead the Trust Rankings based on Software, Security Updates and Build Quality

Nokia Phones Lead the Trust Rankings Based on Software, Security Updates and Build Quality

Overview: Smartphones have become an integral part of our lives. These amazing pieces of technology not only help us keep in touch with our family,…

Nokia’s Revival: Is the Finnish Vendor Already Benefiting from Huawei’s Absence?

Nokia is one of the pioneers of the mobile industry but it has been struggling in recent years. The company's mobile access division still dwarfs its…

5G Mobile Connections Will Cross the Milestone of 1.7 Billion in 2023

As of mid-July 2020, 93 commercial 5G networks went live across the world. Global mobile 5G connections will dramatically increase to over 1.7…

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Podcast: Open RAN – Discussing the Potential, Deployment Progress, Opportunities & Challenges

Open Radio Access Networks or Open RAN is slowly gaining momentum in the telecom industry. It promises to be an alternative way of building networks…

Counterpoint Radio Access Network (RAN) Market Research

The Race to Open RAN Will Be A Marathon, Not A Sprint!

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego February 13th, 2020 Ever since consolidation in 2013, the Radio Access Network…

Counterpoint Huawei to Play Limited Role in UK 5G

Huawei to Play a Limited Role in UK 5G

The UK government has decided to allow Huawei a limited role in building 5G infrastructure in the country. The UK has been under pressure, especially…

IFA2019 – Mid-Range Smartphones Get Some Much-Needed Attention

In the smartphone market, a lot of emphasis is given to flagship products – they are the ones that tend to receive the first release of new…

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Android Security Updates: An Important Element of Device Hygiene That Device Makers Often Miss

Consumers store more personal data on smartphones than any other device. But many are unaware of how risky this can be. Few consumers in our research…

Nokia Leads the Global Rankings in Updating Smartphone Software and Security

 • Key brands had fewer than a third of their sub-US$200 smartphones updated to the latest Android version. Nokia leads with more than 90% of its…

5G Infrastructure – Share More, Plan Less

As 5G networks roll out globally, operators and administrators are seeking ways to accelerate the benefits of the new technology, while keeping…

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Samsung and Huawei Capture 60% of the Smartphone Market in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka smartphone market declined 11% YoY during Q3 2018 Sri Lanka smartphone segment contributed to 45% of the total mobile phone market…

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Multiple Cameras: Overkill or a Sign of Things to Come?

‘My name is Legion, for we are many’ sounds like what the AI powered multiple camera smartphones of the future would say. While dual cameras are more…

Nokia – More Phoenix than Phone

In Greek mythology the Phoenix was a bird that died in flames and was then reborn from the ashes of its predecessor. Nokia's mobile phone business…

Microsoft: writing down, but not writing-off

Microsoft announced on 8th July it is writing down the value of its Nokia Devices and Services acquisition by $7.6 billion and making a further 7,800…

Elop: a canary in a coal mine?

Microsoft announced a reorganization on 17th June that will see Stephen Elop depart the company. The devices business that he was running will be…

Webinar : How the West Was Won

Analyzing Sales of 3,000+ Handsets in 2014 Do you or your team need a detailed understanding of hot trends, strategies and competitive dynamics in…