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T-Mobile US becomes top smartphone sales channel in Q1

Wednesday 1 June 2016 | 09:48 CET | News
T-Mobile became the top smartphone sales channel in the US in Q1, after Verizon, according to Counterpoint Research. T-Mobile took an estimated 22.9 percent of the total smartphone shipments during the quarter, followed by Verizon (22.2%), AT&T (20.2%) and Sprint (16.7%). At the same time the US market has now moved to over half of customers on subscriptions without phone subsidies, a move driven by T-Mobile's pricing strategy. The shift to unsubsidised phones has helped drive sales in open channels, outside operators. Counterpoint estimates that open channels took 9.4 percent of sales in the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Asus / Coolpad / Huawei China / Samsung / Sprint / T-Mobile / Verizon
Countries: United States
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