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Jason Leigh

Senior Research Analyst, Mobility

Jason Leigh is a Senior Research Analyst for IDC’s Mobility team responsible for 5G and mobile operator research.  Jason’s research focuses on the strategic implications and market opportunities presented by the emerging 5G ecosystem, including commercial availability, installed base forecasts, regional adoption trends, content and services enablement, device impacts, 5G’s role in the Internet of Things (IoT), and innovative use cases leveraging 5G.  His research also covers the U.S. mobile services market. Jason examines the competitive dynamics between the U.S. mobile operators through financial results analysis, mobile services forecasts and commentary on the transformation in how mobile services are consumed by consumers and enterprises.


Prior to joining IDC, Jason was a market and competitive intelligence analyst at Ernst & Young LLP, providing strategic analysis, inorganic growth targeting, competitive benchmarking and market opportunity assessments across for the firm’s audit, sustainability and financial accounting advisory practices.  Previously he also provided research and knowledge management services at the global private equity firm Warburg Pincus. 

A resident of Barrington, Rhode Island, Jason spends his free time with his wife and their three children, running and exploring the outdoors.


B.A. in International Affairs and Russian Language from New York University


On February 8, 2018, T-Mobile announced its full year and 4Q17 financial results, wrapping up the year with more than $40 billion in total revenue and more than 5 million total net customer additions. In the quarter, because of the new U.S....
On February 2, 2018, Sprint announced its FY 3Q17 financial results. Sprint, like its major competitors, noted the benefits of the tax reform to its bottom line. The reduced deferred tax liabilities and increase in net deferred tax assets h...
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5G in 2018: A Look Ahead

Mar 2018 - Market Perspective - Doc # US43607017

by: Jason LeighCarrie MacGillivray

This IDC Market Perspective examines the scope of upcoming 5G development in 2018, including an overview of the remaining technical issues to be resolved and a review of upcoming showcase events and mobile network operators launching commer...

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