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Sprint Sells 1.8 Million iPhones in 4Q 2011, 40% to New Subscribers

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Sprint today became the last of the three major U.S. iPhone carriers to report earnings for the fourth quarter of 2011, disclosing that it sold a total of 1.8 million iPhones during the quarter. While well below the 7.6 million activations reported by AT&T and the 4.3 million activations reported...
Sprint Sells 1.8 Million iPhones in 4Q 2011, 40% to New Subscribers

This week’s hottest new social media tools

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It’s time! You know the score, let’s unwrap this week’s goodies… 1. Increase your YouTube subscriber numbers in a ‘legal’ and transparent way with SubPals.com - Here’s a novel idea! Anyone with a YouTube channel knows how tough it can be to add new subscribers, even if you have the most compelling content...
This week’s hottest new social media tools

Star Wars: The Old Republic isn’t hurting World of Warcraft as much as you may think

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To what extent has Electronic Arts’ Star Wars: The Old Republic (SWTOR) been keeping users away from Activision Blizzard’s cash cow World of Warcraft (WoW)? Surprisingly little, according to traffic reports from leading independent community websites for both online games. The high-risk, high-reward market of subscription-based massively multiplayer online...
Star Wars: The Old Republic isn’t hurting World of Warcraft as much as you may think

New York Times videos now exempt from paywall, free 'for the foreseeable future'

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The New York Times announced this morning that its paywall is coming down from the videos section of its website, meaning that you can now enjoy more than 10 videos per month about vegetable caramelization best practices. The free access comes at the price of advertiser content, of course,...
New York Times videos now exempt from paywall, free 'for the foreseeable future'
AT&T's Q2: $3.9B profit, 3.7M iPhones activated, 320K new subscribers

BSkyB overtakes TalkTalk to become UK's third biggest broadband provider

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Rupert Murdoch group celebrates online success, but pre-tax profits dip as TV subscriber growth slowsBSkyB has moved past TalkTalk to become the third largest broadband provider in the UK in the three months to the end of September, as growth in TV subscriber numbers slowed.BSkyB, which reported a 6% fall...
BSkyB overtakes TalkTalk to become UK's third biggest broadband provider

Japan’s DoCoMo hits 2 million LTE subscribers after 400% surge in new users

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While many mobile phone owners are beginning to learn about LTE, that’s in a large way to support for the 4G mobile technology being a key feature of Apple’s new iPad, Japan has already taken the ball and run with it. Japan’s leading operator NTT DoCoMo, which now holds half...
Japan’s DoCoMo hits 2 million LTE subscribers after 400% surge in new users

Verizon CFO: People Like Free iPhones

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Verizon activated a record number of iPhones in its fourth quarter — 6.2 million. It was the carrier’s strongest quarter for iPhone sales since it first began offering the handset in 2011, one in which Apple’s handset accounted for about two-thirds of its new smartphone activations. The iPhone 5 was...
Verizon CFO: People Like Free iPhones

Sprint reports record subscriber numbers in Q1, but can't dodge $643 million loss

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Sprint reports record subscriber numbers in Q1, but can't dodge $643 million loss
Andrew Sullivan and the new wisdom of the leaky meter

Verizon adds 'record-high' 2.1 million subscribers in Q4 2012, LTE network now extends to 273 million customers

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Verizon has just announced that the last quarter was its best yet -- in regard to subscriber numbers. Those 2.1 million new additions mean that Verizon can now lay claim to 98.2 million customers in total, while smartphones have now claimed an additional 5 percent of this base, up...
Verizon adds 'record-high' 2.1 million subscribers in Q4 2012, LTE network now extends to 273 million customers

Learning lessons from TiVo: Don't make patents your business

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TiVo has settled its remaining patent infringement lawsuits with Google, Cisco and Time Warner Cable, and the company announced Thursday that it will receive a lump-sum settlement of $490 million from Cisco and Google. That may sound like a lot of money, but investors had clearly expected more: TiVo’s stock was...
Learning lessons from TiVo: Don't make patents your business

Japan's DoCoMo hits 10 million LTE subscribers, doubling its numbers in 6 months

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NTT DoCoMo, Japan’s largest largest mobile operator, has announced that its Xi 4G-LTE service has passed 10 million subscribers, doubling its numbers from 5 million customers in August 2012. The operator, which has a 46 percent domestic market share, claims to support a peak downlink speed of 100 Mbps, but says it is...
Japan's DoCoMo hits 10 million LTE subscribers, doubling its numbers in 6 months
T-Mobile keeps bleeding subscribers: loses 557,000 in Q2

Netflix Jumps 25% After Hours As It Beats The Street With Revenues Of $945M And 2M New Subscribers

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Netflix had a stellar fourth quarter, posting revenues and subscriber numbers well above analyst estimates. That has got investors excited again, driving the stock up 25 percent in after hours trading. In its fourth-quarter 2012 earnings report, the company announced $945 million for the quarter, up from $876 million last...
Netflix Jumps 25% After Hours As It Beats The Street With Revenues Of $945M And 2M New Subscribers

Spotify is a beast: 4M paying subscribers and growing

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Streaming music service Spotify has once again achieved a new milestone by reaching over 4 million paying subscribers, according to Chief Content Officer Ken Parks, who Parks talked about the premium subscription increase, as well as achieving more than 15 million total active Spotify users, at a Global Business...
Spotify is a beast: 4M paying subscribers and growing
Analyst suggests The Old Republic is already losing subscribers

Bioware: Old Republic subscribers not dropping despite lighter server loads

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With server populations looking a little lighter than normal in recent weeks, some industry watchers are speculating that Bioware's The Old Republic is already losing subscribers just four months after its launch, sparking a vibrant debate in our forums. But in a recent interview with PC Gamer, Bioware lead writer...
Bioware: Old Republic subscribers not dropping despite lighter server loads

Softbank posts profits on iPhone sales, fends off rivals

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The iPhone continues to be the key for growth and profits with cellphone carriers in Japan, as third-ranked provider Softbank Corporation posted a 65.4 percent increase in profits for its fiscal year, which ended in March. The company credited growing subscriber numbers and iPhone 4S demand as factors, despite the...
Softbank posts profits on iPhone sales, fends off rivals

Google+ Users Spent Only 3 Minutes on Site in January

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For perspective, Facebook managed almost seven hours per user in the same month, a gulf in use far more dramatic than mere subscriber numbers alone....
Google+ Users Spent Only 3 Minutes on Site in January

China mobile users in botnet warning

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As Chinese mobile subscriber numbers boom, security researchers warn of a million-strong botnet operating thanks to Trojan infections within apps....
China mobile users in botnet warning

Dailymotion nears ownership switch with kids subscription plan

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YouTube rival Dailymotion is making its first foray in to subscription video on-demand (SVOD) with a €4.49-per-month bundle aimed at children, as it aims to show circling investors it can be more sustainable. Dailymotion’s France EVP Martin Rogard tells Les Echos the package, Dailymotion Kids Plus, will host a library...
Dailymotion nears ownership switch with kids subscription plan
Netflix Hits Its Q2 Numbers, A Little Light on Subscribers

Sprint Lost A Lot Of Money Selling Lots Of iPhones

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Call it a sort of a bear hug: Sprint, the also-ranniest of the also-rans in the carrier world, lost money selling phones that, on the aggregate gained them subscribers. It’s also Catch-22, a blindside, and a mess. According to Sprint, the company reported a net loss last quarter while still...
Sprint Lost A Lot Of Money Selling Lots Of iPhones

Spotify By The Numbers: Now 5M Paying Subscribers, With 1M In The U.S. Alone; 20M Users Overall

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Spotify has become a juggernaut in the music industry, and today the music streaming company released some numbers to prove it. It now has 20 million users overall, with 5 million of them paying monthly fees to do it. One million of them are in the U.S. alone. And as...
Spotify By The Numbers: Now 5M Paying Subscribers, With 1M In The U.S. Alone; 20M Users Overall

Was "House of Cards" Worth It For Netflix?

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Netflix got into the HBO business with a bang in February when it launched “House of Cards”. The much-hyped miniseries had a big budget, big names in front of the camera and behind it, and a Big Idea — binge viewing! — that generated even more buzz for the launch....
Was "House of Cards" Worth It For Netflix?

BlackBerry Subscriber Exodus Accelerates

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Financially BlackBerry is back in the black, but when it comes to subscribers, the company is still bleeding red. As encouraging as the smartphone maker’s surprise fourth-quarter profit might be, it’s clear that it faces some still-formidable challenges — particularly in shoring up its eroding subscriber base. BlackBerry lost another...
BlackBerry Subscriber Exodus Accelerates

China Unicom expects higher revenue from 3G than 2G by the end of 2012

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China Unicom’s focus on 3G is set to yield tangible results after the country’s second largest operator revealed that its revenue from 3G subscribers will overtake that of its 2G customer base for the first time. Unicom says that the landmark will happen before the end of the year, and...
China Unicom expects higher revenue from 3G than 2G by the end of 2012

David Elstein says publishers must protect their digital content

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Ex-Channel 5 chief warns against power of companies, such as Apple, who take revenue for content launched on their devicesDavid Elstein, former Channel 5 chief executive, has said newspaper and magazine publishers need to band together so that they are not "held to ransom" by digital companies such as Apple.Elstein,...
David Elstein says publishers must protect their digital content

T-Mobile cuts 1,900 jobs as subscriber numbers shrink

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T-Mobile's American CEO Philipp Humm sent notice to staff that it was cutting jobs to consolidate its plans. A net total of 1,900 positions were being lost in The Verge's copy of the memo, mostly in call centers in Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Texas. the cuts ultimately affected...
T-Mobile cuts 1,900 jobs as subscriber numbers shrink
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