Author: Neil Shah

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LTE is Eating the World

The connected era is here and this is being possible by the evolving cellular network infrastructure, flatter all-IP scalable core network and advanced high-throughput cellular access technology. While many countries are quickly moving from pan-urban LTE coverage to almost pan-country LTE coverage, the users with LTE ready devices are growing at a much faster pace than actual […]

Big Trend: Messaging Apps become ecosystems: LINE, WeChat and Others

Counterpoint Technology Market Research has written previously and predicted on how the messaging apps are revolutionizing the tech industry. i.e. how Wechat has transformed into a huge m-commerce platform and even leapfrogging Amazon in many aspects as well as Twitter going m-commerce. Also predictions were made and reasoned how these emerging mobile-centric platforms can acquire/partner with content companies or content driving […]

Handset and Smartphone Market Q3 2014

Counterpoint Research team of Analysts completed the preliminary sizing of the global handset and smartphone market as few OEMs and released their Q3 2014 (Jul-Sep) performances. Following are the preliminary market share and rankings according to the quarterly Market Monitor service by Counterpoint Research. The key highlights of the quarterly performances so far include: Market: […]

Tweet, Tweet, Buy, Retweet, Buy, Tweet: Twitter Commerce

The world is going mobile thus use-cases are going mobile thus social behavior is going mobile thus advertising is going mobile and so is commerce is going mobile. Most of the incumbent horizontal internet players with business models based on the premises of engagement with advertising and commerce at the core are going mobile faster […]

China remains the bright spot for entire mobile phone value chain: Research

According to the latest Report published by Counterpoint Technology Market Research, it’s very interesting to witness how rapidly the mobile devices landscape is changing every quarter from fierce competitive landscape to faster new technologies penetration to evolving device form-factors to OEMs struggling to catch up with each other’s on product portfolio, go-to market and pricing […]

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Micromax Becomes the Leading Mobile Phone Brand in India

According to the latest research from Market Monitor program at Counterpoint Research, there were significant changes in the competitive landscape in the second largest mobile phone market on planet. Some key findings below: ·         Indian mobile phone market grew a modest  2% annually but the smartphone segment grew a handsome 68% annually as demand for feature phones fell […]

About Thinking Aloud

“Thinking Aloud” reflects the emerging trends and varied outlook of the rapidly evolving internet and communication sector. An IAMAI publication, this is a part of the market education initiative of the association.

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