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 Chips Act Takes New Form Before August Recess, Leaves Some Unhappy

Yesterday, the Senate passed a slimmed down version of the United States Innovation and Competition Act (USICA), the CHIPS Act. After strong initial…

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AT&T Reports Strong Q2 Numbers as Investors Fret Over Free Cash Flow Woes

AT&T announced its earnings for Q2 2022 on July 21, delivering strong results for its core mobility business. Despite macroeconomic headwinds,…

Amazon Prime Day Discounts in US Signal Slumping Consumer Demand

As inflation continues to soar in the US and across the globe, commentators are looking toward Amazon Prime Day as a barometer of consumer behavior…

Nokia HMD set to gain from Walmart summer reset

In late Spring or early Summer each year, Walmart refreshes its lineup of smartphones. This year, the refresh came in June, and along with it, OEM…

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MediaTek Narrows Gap with Qualcomm to 2% in US Android Smartphone SoC Market

MediaTek recorded its highest ever share (45%) of the US Android smartphone sales in April 2022. Qualcomm remained the top-selling Android SoC…

How Qualcomm Views Opportunity at the Edge

Leaders from across a diverse range of industries assembled in San Diego this week to attend Qualcomm’s 5G Summit and discuss the opportunities and…

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Policy Interventions as US Tech Firms Look Inwards

On April 5th 2022, American policymakers, firms and academics met at the IP Leadership Summit to discuss the key challenges at the intersection of…

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iPhone SE Gets 5G, A15 Bionic; Needs Design Revamp

During its first event of 2022, Apple announced the launch of its newest iPhone SE. This is the third iteration of the iPhone SE, the first of which…

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US Smartphone Sales Remain Flat YoY in Q4 2021 Due to Shortages of Premium Flagships

Los Angeles, Buenos Aires, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Montreal, Denver, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul – January 28, 2022 US smartphone sales remained…

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US Smartphone Market in 2022: Strong Promotions to Drive Sales in Postpaid, Stiff Shortages Seen for Prepaid

The US smartphone market was defined by several key trends in 2021, including strong promotions from Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T; LG, the former…

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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…

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Shortages, Promotions Shaped US Prepaid Market in Q3 2021

The third quarter of 2021 is in the books and the major US carriers have announced their end-of-quarter results. While the postpaid segment saw…

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US October Spectrum Auction to be Crucial for AT&T, Dish

Applications are in and a date is set. On October 5, the Federal Communications Commission of the US will hold another mid-band spectrum auction,…

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Google Share to Drop Leading up to Pixel 6 Launch

Last month, Google released its new Google Pixel 5a 5G model, the follow-up to last year’s Pixel 4a and 4a 5g. The Pixel 5a 5G packs decent specs…

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Haves and Have-nots: US Smartphone Sales Reflect Uneven Economic Recovery

At this time last year, the global economy was deep in the doldrums. The COVID-19 pandemic was rapidly spreading, shuttering factories and closing…

The United States Innovation and Competition Act and the Return of US Industrial Policy

The US government just got one step closer to passing its largest piece of industrial policy since the Cold War. And like the industrial policies of…