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…

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…

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What Verizon’s Tracfone Acquisition Means for US Smartphone Market

On November 23, the FCC finally approved Verizon’s acquisition of Tracfone from América Móvil, closing a deal that was first announced in September…

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…

T-Mobile Looks to Shake up Wireless Competition in National Retail

Aiming to more than double its footprint in US national retail channels, T‑Mobile will soon start selling its wireless plans at 2,300 Walmart store…

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…

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…

Verizone TracFone Deal

Verizon’s TracFone Acquisition: What it Could Mean for the Wireless Industry

Verizon Communications announced on Monday that it would buy América Móvil’s wireless service TracFone in a $6.25 billion cash and stock deal.…

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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 CES2020

Top 10 Automotive Announcements in CES 2020

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), one of the largest global platforms to showcase consumer electronics technologies and innovation, was held in…