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...
Apple TV may be an early pioneer in the online video race, but the company's grip on the growing market has taken a hit as company sales have slowed. According to a new Strategy Analytics report, Apple TV's share of the worldwide OTT streaming device market has fallen 10 points since 2012, from claiming 38 percent of sales two years ago to 27 percent in 2014.
Consumer hunger for over-the-top video continues to rise. Led by subscription video on demand (SVOD) players Amazon and Netflix, over-the-top video revenues are set to top the $10 billion mark in 2014, according to a new report by Strategy Analytics.
Strategy Analytics added its voice to warnings that smart device shipment growth is slowing, noting that increases in smartphone shipments in the current quarter are at their lowest level for five years.
Samsung remained the dominant force in smartphones in the second quarter, with an average of 74.6 million units shipped according to figures from three research companies.
Samsung Electronics saw sales and operating profit at its key mobile unit fall in the second quarter as the company faces intensifying competition from low-cost Chinese rivals and growing worries from investors of its ability to maintain its position as the No.1 handset and smartphone maker.