TITLE

Motorola Loses U.S. Mobile Crown

AUTHOR(S)
Medford, Cassimir
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;11/7/2008, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a report from Strategy Analytics, which showed that Samsung has overtaken Motorola in the U.S. mobile phone market. It also indicated that mobile phone shipments in the U.S. increased by over 6% year to year in the third quarter of 2008 despite a deepening economic downturn. Samsung went from third to first with 22.4% market share in the quarter. Bonny Joy, an analyst with Strategy Analytics, pointed out that Samsung's growing retail presence and an attractive handset portfolio for each of the big four operators made the difference.
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