ShareTracker Articles:

Quarter 1 Results: National Net Additions, Voice vs. Computing

First quarter results for 2016 are in via ShareTracker’s patented wireless measurement. It shows a widening gap between net additions for voice devices and computing devices compared to the first quarter of the prior year.  Voice devices include both prepaid and postpaid handsets used for wireless calling while computing devices include such things as tablets and mi-fi hotspots that utilize […]

2017-04-30T11:28:05-05:00 June 16th, 2016|Categories: ShareTracker Articles, ShareTracker News|

Quartert 1 Results as Reported by Carrirers

Wireless carriers focus heavily on the postpaid consumer, knowing that investors are also eyeing that key segment.  The reason is simple—revenue.  Postpaid subscribers have wireless plans that entail either a two-year contract or a financing plan. Postpaid plans incur a higher cost for monthly service than prepaid subscribers, thus providing more revenue per user.  Postpaid consists of two sub-segments: voice […]

2017-04-30T11:28:05-05:00 June 15th, 2016|Categories: ShareTracker Articles, ShareTracker News|

Quarter 1 Results: National Net Adds, Postpaid Voice vs. Prepaid Voice

Wireless results are in for the first quarter and ShareTracker measured an interesting reversal of fortune in the prepaid segment.  In the first quarter of 2016, industry net additions for prepaid voice subscribers outpaced those of postpaid voice subscribers—a feat not seen in the first quarter since 2013.  As the chart below indicates, the first quarter of 2016 garnered a […]

2017-04-30T11:28:05-05:00 June 14th, 2016|Categories: ShareTracker Articles, ShareTracker News|

Phone Follies 6.8.2016

This week in Phone Follies: Has your phone ever taken a swim? Maybe you got stuck in the rain and your phone wasn’t prepared? Hope you enjoy our lighthearted twist on this old phone revival trick. Another thank you to our data analyst and resident artist, Twon Smith, for your incredible art work!

New to Phone Follies? Check out […]

2017-04-30T11:28:05-05:00 June 8th, 2016|Categories: ShareTracker Articles, ShareTracker Phone Follies|

NEW Phone Follies Series

We’re excited to launch a new series this week – Phone Follies!

We have all come to rely so heavily on our wireless devices, but we also know the technology can have its woes. Whether it’s a poor connection, a frustrating error message, or a device not being quite as durable as you’d hoped, we can all relate to those moments […]

2017-04-30T11:28:05-05:00 May 18th, 2016|Categories: ShareTracker Articles, ShareTracker Phone Follies|

Prepaid Net Adds in the Wireless Telecom Industry Trend Up

At ShareTracker, we diligently monitor year-over-year trends, analyze how the trends change and evaluate the why behind the data. We recently pulled the data for 2015 net adds and broke them out into prepaid and postpaid categories to allow the data to tell its story.

Read below to check out our findings:

Last year, ShareTracker data reported a […]

2017-04-30T11:28:06-05:00 March 10th, 2016|Categories: ShareTracker Articles|Tags: |

ShareTracker Terminology: Wireless Segmentation

Continuing our “ShareTracker Terminology” series, we discuss the different wireless customer segments that our measurement platform can identify to help you understand and market towards specific audiences.

While wireline voice, broadband, and video services can offer different features, speeds and channels, customers pay for usage at the end of the month. Also, when customers use a service from a particular […]

2017-04-30T11:28:06-05:00 February 24th, 2016|Categories: ShareTracker Articles|Tags: |

ShareTracker’s Friday Five – 2.12.2016

Tech News Roundup

Here are the headlines that caught our eye this week to help you stay in-the-know on the latest and greatest news from the technology sector.

Stay tuned for our next “Friday Five” and find us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Scientists at the University College London transmitted data at 1.125 Tbps, which broke previous records. […]

2017-04-30T11:28:06-05:00 February 12th, 2016|Categories: ShareTracker Articles|

ShareTracker’s Friday Five – 2.5.2016

Tech News Roundup

Here are the headlines that caught our eye this week to help you stay in-the-know on the latest and greatest news from the technology sector.

Stay tuned for our next “Friday Five” and find us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Low-income residents in Kansas City that have school-aged children will be eligible for free internet […]

2017-04-30T11:28:06-05:00 February 5th, 2016|Categories: ShareTracker Articles|