US Smartphone Recovery Continues in July; Key Entry Devices are Launched

The US market continues to see sell-through volumes recover after the tremendous slow down seen in April and May due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The US…

ET Telecom Presents Digital Telco: Virtual Summit '20 Ft. Neil Shah

ET Telecom Presents Digital Telco: Virtual Summit ’20

Our Research Vice President Neil Shah will be moderating a panel discussion at the Digital Telco Virtual Summit '20. The event runs from 18th to 19th…

Huawei UK Ban – Implications and Options for Operators

Huawei UK Ban – Implications and Options for Operators

Overview: In July, the UK government announced that UK Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) must replace Huawei 5G equipment from their networks by the…

Global Household Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) Subscribers to Cross Half a Billion Mark by 2030

Global Household Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) Subscribers to Cross Half a Billion Mark by 2030

5G FWA will account for almost 90% of FWA connections by 2030 Europe will be the top region in terms of 5G FWA subscriptions San Diego, Buenos Aires,…

Global Household Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) Subscribers to Cross Half a Billion Mark by 2030

Report: Global Household Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) Subscribers to Exceed Half a Billion by 2030

Overview: Fixed wireless access (FWA) is emerging as one of the leading use cases for 5G NR architecture and is rapidly gaining momentum as a…

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…

Reliance Jio: From Telecom Operator to Solutions Provider

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), one of the largest conglomerates in the world, held its 43rd annual general meeting (AGM) on July 15. On the…

5G MEC – Deployments Options and Challenges for Mobile Operators

5G MEC – Deployments Options and Challenges for Mobile Operators

Overview: One of the major promises of 5G is low latency, with target levels of 1 millisecond specified in 3GPP Release 16 for the 5G air interface.…

Reliance Jio: World’s First ‘Super Operator’?

In the world's second largest mobile market, Reliance Jio, India's leading Communication Service Provider (CSP) or mobile operator, has taken the…

Counterpoint 5G MEC - Deployment Options and Challenges for Mobile Operators

5G MEC – Deployment Options and Challenges for Mobile Operators

One of the major promises of 5G is low latency, with target levels of 1 millisecond being specified for the air interface in 3GPP’s Release 16…

Counterpoint: How will Facebook Recoup its US$5.7 Billion Investment in Reliance Jio?

Deep Dive :: How will Facebook Recoup its US$5.7 Billion Investment in Reliance Jio?

My colleague Tarun eloquently summarized his perspective on how Facebook's $5.7 billion investment in Reliance Jio platforms will help Facebook…

Counterpoint 5G Network Slicing vs. Private Networks

5G Network Slicing versus Private Networks: Benefits and Drawbacks

Overview: Network slicing will be a key component of future 5G networks and will support innovative new use cases and business models thus enabling…

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 Edge Computing Research

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 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…

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…

Counterpoint Canada Decision on Huawei

Canada’s Decision on Huawei, a Defining Moment in Relationship with China

Canada is caught in the middle of the raging trade war between the US and China. The re-elected government under the leadership of Justin Trudeau…

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…