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Smartphone market overview

Canalys reports that the smartphone market continues to thrive, with some 40m units shipped in the third quarter. The smartphone segment now accounts for about 13% of the global handset market, and was recently shaked up by the introduction of the iPhone....

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ALU 3Q08 results

ALU remains in the red, but cuts losses. 3Q08 net loss is “only” €40m (down from a loss of €345m) on sales worth €4.1bn (down 6.6%). At constant exchange rate, Carrier revenues declined 9% to €2.7bn , while Enterprise revenues grew 2% to €388m and Services...

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For several months, the announcements of new mobile devices with 3G and /or WiFi connection are more and more frequent. What is relatively new is the hot trend of subsidizing these mobile devices like is done for mobile phones. Offers with free laptops...

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Ericsson 3Q08 results

Its 3Q08 net profit was down 28% to €298m, but revenues grew 13% to €5.2bn. EBITDA was €1.85bn and operating income grew 1% to €607m. The operating income margin increased 2.5 p to 11.5%. For the first 9 months, revenues grew 6% to €15.1bn, while the...

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Motorola 3Q08 results

Motorola lost $397m in 3Q08, on revenues of $7.5bn (down 15%). Revenues in the handset division was $3.1bn, down 31% and the division lost $840m. It shipped 25.4m units, down 32%, and is surpassed by Sony Ericsson for the third market place. Motorola...

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Verizon 3Q08 results

Verizon said it earned $1.7bn (+31%) in the quarter, on revenues of $ 24.7bn (+4%). Mobile revenues account for $12.7bn (+12%), and generated $1.9bn in operating income on Verizon book. The mobile unit added 1.5m new subscribers in the quarter, as well...

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ATT 3Q08 results

3Q08 figures show a 4% increase in revenues to $31.3bn, $5.6bn (+6%) in operating income, and $3.2bn (+5.5%) in net income. Mobile revenues reached $12.6bn (+15.4%) and ATT Mobility had 74.9m subscribers after adding some 1.7m new users in the quarter,...

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Mobile Phone overview

3Q08 market figures show that the worldwide mobile phone industry was impacted by the global financial and economical crisis. Forget the 20% growth rate, 3Q08 figure is a decline of 0.4% qoq and up 3% yoy, and a total of 299m units shipped during the...

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Sprint Nextel 3Q08 results

Sprint reported 3Q08 results with revenues in the quarter amounting to $8.8bn (down 12%), with OIBDA down 37% to $1.8bn and a net loss of $326m, vs a profit of 64m. For the 9-mo results, the picture is about the same: revenues are down 10% to $27.2bn,...

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