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

Forbes Column
October 13, 2021

Edge Computing Efforts from Dell and Google to Bring New Life and New Challenges to 5G

One of the many promised benefits of 5G is faster and more reliable access to real-world experiences and data, thanks to the removal of the inevitable lag, or latency, that can occur whenever something connects to a wireless network. Indeed, speedy response times and latency reductions are some of the most highly touted technical benefits of 5G network architectures and the 5G NR (New Radio) signaling spec.


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.

November 17, 2021

Qualcomm Expands its View to the Connected Edge

Though it hasn’t quite achieved the brand recognizability of big chip companies like Intel, AMD or Nvidia, there’s no doubt that Qualcomm has been on a roll over the past few years, particularly because of the company’s integral role in developing 5G technology. Yet, despite its growth, most people still primarily think of Qualcomm as a company that supplies specialized chips, like modems for smartphones.


  USAToday Column
November 12, 2021

The FAA says 5G could interfere with planes: Is its concern actually warranted?

If you were to ask almost anyone if they could see a link between the speed of 5G cellular connections and airplane safety, you’d be hard pressed to get a response. And yet, because of a surprising and sudden request from the Federal Aviation Administration that’s based on unverified potential radio interference, a highly anticipated increase in 5G speeds and availability just got put on hold. Before we get into the explanation of why, a bit of background is in order.