Tag Archives: Growth

Slow growth doesn’t keep iPhone from keeping US lead

A new comScore report is out, and despite some sluggish growth numbers from Apple, the iPhone kept the lead in terms of smartphone subscribers in the US. Growing my a meager 0.3% in the last 3 months, Apple was still able to have a 39.2% marketshare, which beat out 2nd place Samsung by 16.2%, leaving it at 23%. However, Samsung saw a growth of 1.7% over…

AT&T grew by 1.2 million during Q1

AT&T is sure on the rise, announcing that it has had 1.2 million subscribers added in Q1 of this year, while the competition, Verizon, only added 677,000. Verizon also recently made the announcement that 4 million of its 7.2 million new smartphone users came in the form of iPhones. AT&T will most likely be announcing its number of iPhone…

Spotify boasts 13 billion listens in US

It may seem like Spotify has been around for a long time, but in reality it’s only been available to US customers for a little over a year. However, that certainly doesn’t mean that it’s a small-time service. In honor of Spotify’s one year anniversary of US availability, the company released some pretty impressive statistics. Reportedly, listeners in…

Will wireless carriers slow iPhone growth?

Most of the time, when you read a story with the words “Apple”, “iPhone”, and “analyst” in the headline, it’s just more news that Apple can do no wrong. However, Walter Piecyk over at BTIG Research is proving to be the exception to that rule. He’s been making news because he just cut his rating on Apple’s shares from buy to neutral. It’s got nothing to…

Record iPhone sales predicted for final quarter of 2011

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: Analysts are predicting a record breaking quarter for the iPhone to end the year in style. This prediction comes on the back of AT&T’s announcement yesterday that it is currently on its way to selling a record number of smartphones this quarter. With the iPhone 4S having been launched in October, and seeing huge…