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Motorola to take lead in smartphone design, manufacturing in Lenovo restructuring

Lenovo's Motorola Mobility unit will take over the company's smartphone development and manufacturing, Lenovo confirmed, as it seeks to cut costs and improve sales.

Ranking the top 8 U.S. wireless carriers

Thanks to a partnership between  FierceWireless  and Strategy Analytics, we're bringing you all of the charts and stats to make sense of the second-quarter earnings season for the top eight U.S. wireless carriers.  Special report. 

Analysts: Despite promotions, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint posted record-low churn in Q2

Despite a flurry of promotions during the second quarter, the four Tier 1 carriers saw their lowest postpaid churn rates on average, according to analysts at Wells Fargo. That led to a sharp jump in net subscriber additions compared to the second quarter. 

Ranking Comcast, TWC, Charter, Cablevision and more after a historically weak Q2

FierceCable  has assembled a complete look at the second-quarter earnings season, ranking the top cable, satellite and telco pay-TV operators and offering a look at their performance in a number of key metrics, including subscriber growth and average revenues per user.  Special report

Lenovo, HTC to slash jobs as Android smartphone makers struggle

Smartphone makers Lenovo and HTC both said they will cut jobs as they seek to increase profitability, an indication of both weakening demand in China and other major smartphone markets as well as the difficulty of Android-focused OEMs to achieve a profit.  

Analyst: U.S. wireless service revenue dropped in Q2 but may be stabilizing

Service revenues in the U.S. wireless industry declined 1 percent year-over-year in the second quarter, according to a report from industry analyst Chetan Sharma, following a decline in the first quarter, which has been the first decline in the history of the industry. However, Sharma points to signs of stabilization in the market as promotions faded.

Sprint's improved churn, shift to EIP in focus in Q2

Now that the second-quarter earnings season is over, what conclusions can we draw about how wireless carriers performed?Thanks to a partnership between Jackdaw Research analyst Jan Dawson and  FierceWireless, we're publishing slides Dawson produced on the quarter exclusively for a short time.  Special report

HTC to cut jobs, slim down smartphone portfolio after weak Q2

HTC said that it is going to cut jobs and expenses and produce fewer smartphone models, with a focus on the premium smartphone segment. The company, as expected, posted weak financial results for the second quarter and warned of a loss ahead on the third quarter.  

Analysts: Samsung faces challenges ahead as mobile pressures intensify

Samsung Electronics' weaker mobile performance in the second quarter, despite the introduction of its flagship Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones, indicates that the company is in for a tougher stretch than any it has faced in years in the smartphone market, according to financial analysts.

Sprint loses No. 3 carrier spot to T-Mobile in Q2, but points to signs of turnaround

Sprint lost its spot as the No. 3 carrier in the U.S. market to T-Mobile US in terms of total subscribers during the second quarter. However, Sprint also noted it is continuing to make progress on its turnaround and said it added postpaid phone customers in May and June and recorded its best-ever Sprint platform postpaid churn.