Todd Day - Analyst Profile
As an Industry Analyst with the Frost & Sullivan North American Mobile and Wireless Practice, I monitor and analyze emerging trends, technologies, and market dynamics in the Next-Generation Mobile Communications space in North America, with a focus on Next-Generation network technologies, U.S. wireless carriers, mobile device manufacturers, and smartphone operating systems and applications.
Since joining Frost & Sullivan in November 2006, Day has completed numerous consulting projects and research studies on the following: U.S. Mobile Operator Profiles, Next-Generation Wireless Network Technologies, North American Smartphones Market, Optimizing Backhaul for Wireless Carriers, Application Storefronts Market, white papers on Mobile Application Development and Mobile Search, and assisted on several other private consulting projects relating to custom web portals development and database applications.
What I bring to the Team
•Mobile & Wireless Expertise & Thought Leadership
•Project Management & Strategic Consulting Experience
•Market Engineering, Competitive Benchmarking, Forecast Modelling
•Network Engineering & Infrastructure Experience
Prior to this, Day was a Network Engineer for a triple play provider in Texas where he worked with numerous network technologies including: Fiber, HFC, SS7, RF, ATM, TDM, and VoIP. He brings with him a strong technical background, along with real-world experience of various network technologies.
BBA from Texas State University – San Marcos, San Marcos, TX, United States
- Areas of expertise
- MARKET RESEARCH
- COMPETITIVE INTELLIGENCE
Recent items from Todd DayWho’s Winning the Necessary Regional Battles?Mobile and wireless is one of the fastest growing industries today and is expected to continue to be the technology catalyst in the coming years as well. At the center of this booming growth are smartphones. This study discusses the major market dynamics and technology trends that are shaping the smartphone industry, while also driving growth. The research provides total market drivers and restraints, strategic recommendations for vendors, market forecasts, and competitive analyses for manufacturers and operating systems. The total market is also segmented, and analysis is provided by region, including: Africa/Middle East, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and North America.
Published: Apr 08 2013 Market ResearchBoth Apple and Google are working to merge the computer world (MAC/PC's/Desktops/Laptops) with the mobile world (Tablets/Smartphones) with iOS and Android/Chrome respectively. Over the past couple of years, the world has seen the smartphone and tablet market grow rapidly. At the heart of that growth is three simple factors - mobility, simplicity,... 16 Feb 2012 Blog postThere's a lot of buzz today regarding the announcement of the Amazon Kindle Fire 7" tablet. So as a result, I thought I would discuss the few differences that jumped out at me: 1. The Amazon is a 7" tablet as opposed to the 10" iPad/iPad 2. My initial thought regarding the size is that despite the fact that there are several other tablets on... 28 Sep 2011 Blog postOnly the Strong Will Survive: But Who Are the Strong?The application storefront market, along with the smartphone market, has been one of the key catalysts in the mobile industry. As voice has become more competitive among carriers, data and messaging have emerged, and the industry participants are looking toward applications for revenue. To date, Apple has dominated the market. However, Android has made a significant push in the space and other competitors like Microsoft, Nokia, and RIM have continued to ramp up their efforts in the application storefront space. Published: Sep 21 2011 Market ResearchHP stated yesterday that they plan to discontinue their webOS phones, but will "continue to explore options to optimize the value of webOS software going forward." With that being said, the real question becomes "What will happen with webOS?" Here are a few options:1. RIM can purchase webOS or partner with HP to upgrade their existing smartpho... 19 Aug 2011 Blog postNorth American Smartphones MarketCurrently in North America, BlackBerry still has the largest market share amongst smartphone manufacturers and operating systems. However, Apple and Android have narrowed the gap drastically over the past year with Apple’s continued success of the iPhone, and Android’s successful open source strategy with its OEM partners. Furthermore, Microsoft has introduced Windows Phone 7 which will add another competitive OS into the market. How will the market continue to shift through 2015. Published: Dec 31 2010 Market ResearchI agree with most of the predictions regarding Apple's big announcement tomorrow - its about the iPhone 4. The bigger question about the announcement, however, is what is Apple going to do to fix the problem? Here's a few of their options (and NO, a software patch is not going to fix the physical design flaw): Recall all of their iPhone 4 devi... 15 Jul 2010 Blog postAlthough the numbers aren't relatively as high as iPhone's were when it came on the scene (factoring in the fact that there is already a very rich development ecosystem for the iPhone OS, unlike there was when iPhone's app store first launched), the iPad has had a successful first month. In comparing the numbers to the iPhone, a couple of items re... 03 May 2010 Blog postAfter all the speculation and rumors, Steve Jobs launched what’s called the iPad, the latest phenomenon from the Apple factory. Initial impressions are definitely driving high amounts of expectations from the product as to how it might deliver to a new segment of consumers – tech savvy, gadget lovers – who want to have various media at their finger... 27 Jan 2010 Blog postIn terms of retail customer appeal, there is no doubt that the Apple iPhone is the top device on the market. Over the last few years, the iPhone has seen success in the smartphone market similar to what the Motorola Razor saw several years back in the feature phone market. Success typically provides leverage, and in Apple’s case, it has done just... 21 Jan 2010 Blog post