AT&T's decision to buy No. 3 Mexican wireless carrier Iusacell for $2.5 billion is likely a precursor to a larger move by AT&T into the Latin America market, potentially via a deal for some of América Móvil's assets or a push into Brazil, according to financial analysts. The deal could also possibly make it more likely that América Móvil will look to make a deal with T-Mobile US, though América Móvil has said it is not in talks with T-Mobile.
Shipments of smartphones will surpass feature phones for the first time this year, according to a new report from research firm IDC, marking a tipping point as mobile broadband adoption expands and smartphone prices come down worldwide. The report also found that China will outpace the United States as the world's largest smartphone market both this year and on into the future.
Although more than 50 percent of all U.S. mobile users now own smartphones, smartphones still have a lot of growth ahead of them in emerging markets, according to a new report from research firm Nielsen.
Although the United States has been one of the world's hottest smartphone markets during the past few years, it will likely be surpassed by China by the end of the year, although only by a hair,
According to a poll of financial analysts conducted by Factset, Nokia's first quarter profit is expected to hit $2.19 billion, a 42 percent increase over the year-ago period in which the company
According to the Russian Communications and IT Ministry, the country's wireless market is set to reach $10.8 billion by the end of this year. The Russian market experienced remarkable growth to