Apple Q2 2016: China’s Dip Concerning as Competition Catches Up

Apple reported a quarter which exceeded Wall Street’s expectations for the company despite most key metrics falling year-over-year.   Here are some…

T-Mobile Surpasses Verizon Wireless to Become the Leading Smartphone Sales Channel

USA Q1 2016: T-Mobile Surpasses Verizon Wireless to Become the Leading Smartphone Sales Channel    San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong…

ZTE – light in a tunnel

The event: On March 7th, 2016 the US Commerce Department charged ZTE with a, “planned and organized scheme to establish, control and use a series of…

USA Q4 2015 – Open Channel Handset Segment Grows 164% Annually

The USA market is undergoing dynamic shifts in how the smartphones are being sold and bought as devices are unbundled from the plans. As a result,…

FREETEL Fighting to Crack the US’ Open Channel

Back in 2010, Dell unveiled the Dell Streak Android smart phone.  Sporting a 5” display in June ’10, it definitely was ahead of its time.  Reviews…

Qualcomm Goes All In With Revolutionary “All Mode” RF Solutions

Qualcomm (QCOM) is taking a page from the pharma industry playbook---bypassing their customers and marketing straight to end consumers.  Right from…

OS Wars: 2016

MSFT is at a crossroads.  Windows Phone market share remains insignificant.  At the time of the Nokia acquisition, the company believed it could sway…

ZTE & Blu Were The Fastest Growing Smartphone Brands In USA In Q3 2015

ZTE Smartphone volumes grew 45% Y/Y capturing 8% share. TCL-Alcatel was the fastest growing overall mobile phone brand up 123% Y/Y. LG recorded its…