How did the carriers do in terms of their key metrics, like average revenue per user? The following charts the top eight U.S. wireless carriers in the third quarter of 2014 by subscriber base, according to research firm Strategy Analytics. This includes major metrics--such as churn, ARPU and revenue--of each carrier. Special report
This quarterly feature charts the top eight U.S. wireless carriers in the third quarter of 2014 by subscriber base, according to research firm Strategy Analytics. This includes major metrics--such as churn, ARPU and revenue--of each carrier.
When it comes to in-home Wi-Fi adoption, a new Strategy Analytics study reveals that consumers in the Netherlands are leading the charge, with France ranking No. 7, the U.S. at No. 11 and the UK at No. 4.
Google's Android platform has long dominated the smartphone market in terms of market share, but research firm Strategy Analytics thinks Android has reached its peak. Android ran 84 percent of smartphones shipped globally in the third quarter, according to the research firm, down from 85 percent in the second quarter. "Android's global smartphone market share is peaking," Strategy Analytics analyst Neil Mawston told the Wall Street Journal.
Google faces a fight to maintain the dominance of its Android smartphone operating system (OS) even though the platform increased its grip on the global market during the third quarter.
Xiaomi became the world's third-largest smartphone maker by market share for the first time during the third quarter, although it stands to immediately lose that status after Chinese rival Lenovo completed its acquisition of Motorola Mobility.
LTE networks are more efficient than legacy 3G networks, and generally produce more data usage, which carriers can monetize. However, according to a new report from research firm Strategy Analytics, the infusion of revenue that LTE is bringing to carriers is not likely going to last that long.
The second-quarter earnings season is over, and it's time to take stock of how things have shaken out. Special report
Now that the second-quarter 2014 earnings season is complete, FierceWireless is grading how the top U.S. wireless operators performed.
The following charts the top U.S. wireless carriers in the second quarter of 2014 by subscriber base, according to research firm Strategy Analytics, and includes major metrics--such as churn, ARPU...