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Apple Mac enterprise numbers surge in June

August 23rd, 2010

While Macs are ever-popular with students and consumers, enterprises have traditionally been more of an uphill battle for a number of reasons; and government sales pretty much don’t exist. Needham & Co.’s Charlie Wolfe, in a note to clients, broke down the latest market share numbers by category. According to IDC’s latest report for Q2, Mac …

AT&T, Verizon Wireless have 62% of U.S. mobile subscriber base

August 10th, 2010

A report filed by FierceMobileContent is filled with some pretty interesting statistics about the U.S. wireless market. According to the report, AT&T and Verizon Wireless raked in 75% of all mobile data revenue in Q2 of 2010 and account for 62% of the U.S. wireless customer base. Mobile data revenues grew 6% quarter-over-quarter (22% year-over-year) to $13.2 billion. …

Worldwide smartphone market share grew 64% in Q2, Android shipments grew 886%

August 2nd, 2010

Analytics firm Canalys has released their Q2 2010 smartphone market share metrics, and the numbers show Android continues its explosive growth. In Q2, the top three smartphone vendors in the U.S. were RIM, Apple, and HTC  respectively. Worldwide, the top three smartphone vendors were Nokia, RIM, and Apple respectively. The statistic in this report that …

HTC Q2: 66% revenue growth, 5.4 million units sold

July 29th, 2010

HTC posted their Q2 report card today, and it looks pretty darn good. The Taiwanese handset maker reported roughly $1.8 billion (USD) in revenues, which is up over 66% year-over-year. The company also sold 5.4 million handsets in Q2, up from 2.4 million in the year prior, beating their quarterly guidance. The company also had this in …

Motorola Q2: mobile sales down 6%, 2.7 million smartphones shipped

July 29th, 2010

This morning, Motorola announced their Q2 2010 earnings, and the information looks so-so to be honest. The company as a whole saw sales of $5.4 billion during the quarter, earnings of $162 million, and earnings per share of $0.07 (up from $0.01 in the previous year). The mobile division sold 2.7 million handset, generating $1.7 …

Amazon sees $1 billion in sales on mobile devices in 12 months

July 23rd, 2010

Yesterday, During Amazon’s Q2 earnings call — where Amazon posted $6.57 billion in net sales, up 41% year-0ver-year — the online retailer announced that over $1 billion of merchandise was order on mobile devices. Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, had this to say: “In the last twelve months, customers around the world have …

Verizon Wireless Q2, data revenue up 23.8%, 92.1 million customers

July 23rd, 2010

Verizon Communications, Inc. has just announced their Q2 earnings, and included in the massive statement is the results for Verizon Wireless (a venture owned by both Verizon Communications and Vodafone). What did Q2 look like for Big Red? Well, Verizon Wireless posted revenues of $16 billion (up 3.4% YoY), had an operating margin of 30.3% …

Nokia posts mediocre Q2, 1% bump in net sales

July 22nd, 2010

Global leader in mobile Nokia, posted their Q2 2010 numbers this morning, and to be honest, they are just okay. The Finnish company posted net sales of €10 billion, which is up 1% year-over-year — but down 4% when adjusted for constant currency — and had net sales of €6.8 billion — which is up …