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Steve works across all of Mobile World Live’s channels and played a lead role in the launch and ongoing success of our apps service. His next challenge is to manage and grow our devices channel. He has been a journalist...More


Phablets gaining US market share

Phablets, with a screen of 5.5-inches or above, represented 21 per cent of all US smartphone sales in the first quarter of 2015, nearly quadrupling the 6 per cent share held in Q1 2014, according to Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. Apple …


Sony updates selfie smartphone with Xperia C4

Troubled smartphone maker Sony unveiled its “next-generation PROselfie smartphone”, Xperia C4, which it said offers “a best-in-class 5MP front camera, a Full HD display and superior performance”. The device is a successor to the similarly-positioned Xperia C3, which debuted in …


Sprint holds third spot but Q4 loss widens

Sprint is focusing its efforts on “attracting more quality customers, retaining our customers through a better customer experience and continuously improving the network,” as it takes on T-Mobile in the battle of the challengers in the US market. The company …