T-Mobile USA on Thursday reported a rough holiday quarter during which the company lost a net 802,000 contract subscribers. In its earnings release, T-Mobile mentions Apple’s iPhone — a device is does not sell — a total of seven times, repeatedly blaming its poor fourth-quarter performance on the absence of Apple’s smartphone from its store shelves. “The sequential and year-on-year increase in customer losses is a result of intense competitive pressure from the launch of the iPhone 4S by three nationwide competitors in the fourth quarter of 2011,” the carrier said in its press release.
Apple announced its fiscal third-quarter earnings on Tuesday, which saw iPhone sales grow nearly 13 percent year-over-year. However, iPad sales saw a drop from the same quarter a year ago. Apple Q3 earnings: 35 million iPhones sold,... Read Post
In their first-quarter earnings report on Thursday Motorola announced that they had sold 250,000 units of the Xoom tablet. According to the report: “The Company shipped a total of 9.3 million mobile devices, including 4.1 million sm... Read Post