About the Founder
Bob O'Donnell
TECHnalysis Research was founded by technology market research veteran Bob O'Donnell.

Forbes Column
August 5, 2020

Rural Broadband Possibilities Improving with CBRS Options from Samsung Network

Though it’s been in the news quite a bit lately, one of the more interesting offerings to come from the wireless industry isn’t actually new at all. CBRS, or Citizens Broadband Radio Services, is a 150 MHz chunk of radio frequency (RF) spectrum in the very precious mid-band (roughly 3.5 GHz) portion of the cellular wireless network world that the FCC (US Federal Communications Commission) started developing 10 years ago. Only recently, however, is it starting to show off the benefits it was designed to enable when it was first conceived...


TECHnalysis Research, LLC provides strategic consulting and market research services to the technology industry and professional financial community. Building on a deep understanding of critical technology and business trends in conjunction with hard-hitting, original research, the firm provides unique "out-of-the-box" perspectives that are still grounded in the practical realities of the technology, media and telecom markets.

USAToday Column
August 6, 2020

Samsung shows future of smartphones with Galaxy Z Fold 2 and Microsoft partnership

It’s not just the hardware; the software matters, too. As a long-time tech industry observer, if I had a dime for every time I heard that phrase, I’d be a rich man. But at yesterday’s Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2020 event, Samsung and its partner Microsoft showed conclusively why it’s still as important a thought as ever. On the hardware side, most of the early reports on the new product launch event focused on the impressive Note20 family of phones, as well as the Tab S7 tablet, Galaxy Watch 3 smartwatch, and intriguingly shaped Galaxy Buds Live earbuds...


August 8, 2020

Samsung Unpacked, T-Mobile 5G, Apple App Store, Microsoft-TikTok

The latest podcast discusses the announcements from the Samsung Unpacked event, including their new Note 20 and Galaxy Z Fold 2 smartphones as well as their partnership with Microsoft on software and gaming services, chats about T-Mobile’s launch of the world’s first 5G SA (Standalone) network, controversies around Apple’s App Store policy and cloud-based gaming services like Microsoft’s upcoming xCloud, and analyzes the potential purchase of TikTok by Microsoft.