AR/VR Seen as Killer 5G Consumer App at Huawei Global MBB Forum

Huawei’s 10th Global Mobile Broadband Forum in Zurich, Switzerland was attended by more than 2000 industry executives from leading telcos across the…

State of 5G USA September 2019

Overview: 5G networks and devices have started to gain traction in the US. Carriers have been expanding their 5G networks while slowly introducing 5G…

Early Look Into Q3 2019 US Smartphone Sales Shows Weakness, but Apple iPhone Launch Above Expectations

The US market sold through 11.3 million smartphones in August. This is down 4% when compared with August 2018. When looking at how Q3 is shaping up,…

5G IoT Devices Ecosystem: Qualcomm, Samsung and Huawei Leads

Overview: This report examines the current state of 5G IoT and commercialization roadmap for it. In addition to this, it also analyses Value chain…

CBRS Opens-Up 3.5 MHz Mid-Band Spectrum to New Users

Last week, we saw the formal start of Initial Commercial Deployment (ICD) of the 3.5 MHz Citizens Broadband Radio Services (CBRS) spectrum band in…

Internet Access

Achieving Sustainable Internet Access for the Next Billion

Overview: While 5G, IoT and other technological advancements are rapidly entering the market in many nations, there are still over three billion…

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…

5G Edge Computing – An Emerging Technology Slowly Transitioning to Commercial Reality

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego August 21st, 2019 The MEC market is characterised by a diverse range of players…

IoT Module

NB-IoT, Cloud and AI Driving Significant IoT Adoption in China

Overview: As the largest and the most potential market in terms of cellular IoT connection and application, China now has a fast developing cellular…

Google Pixel

US Market Declines 1.5% in 2Q19; Samsung, LG Weak while Apple Sustains Growth

US Market Declines 1.5% in 2Q19; Samsung, LG Weak while Apple Sustains Growth Smartphone volumes fell 1.5% during the quarter mainly due to weakness…

Implications of Equipment Installment Plans in Canada

The introduction of equipment installment plans (EIP) in Canada’s telecom market is making premium phones affordable. With EIPs, one can get…

US Consumers Expecting to Pay More for 5G Smartphones; Excited for Rollout of 5G

Over 80% of consumers have a very positive opinion about 5G; Faster download speeds are the expected key benefit Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi,…

5G UK coverage

Vodafone Launches 5G in UK with Unlimited data plans

The Launch Having lost out to BT-owned EE, the first network to offer 5G services in the UK, Vodafone launched its 5G services offering on 3rd July…

T-Mobile

Operators and Refurbished Smartphones: Best Practices

Overview: The global refurbished smartphone market will grow to 140 million devices in 2019. It is important for global carriers to leverage this…

Network Tower

Over 5 Million 5G Smartphones Will Be Sold In The US This Year

5G smartphone availability has been limited. More device launches and carrier competition in H2 2019 will drive sales. San Diego, Buenos Aires,…

5G Rollout in Korea – The First Month

It has been a little over a month since the three major carriers in Korea - SK Telecom, KT and LGU+ - took the country into the 5G era by launching…

Key Takeaways from the Big 5G Event

Hearing from the major players within the 5G ecosystem, it is easy to be overcome by the hype and promises of 5G. When talking one-on-one with the…

Chinese Buildings

Chinese Operators are Racing to Commercialize 5G Services

As the world moves towards the era of 5G, Chinese carriers are the forefront of mobile communication evolution for the first time. Since the issue of…