Unlimited data plans are enjoying something of a renaissance this week, with announcements of new unlimited plans from MetroPCS and T-Mobile USA. Yet a fresh report from research firm NPD Connected Intelligence suggests that such plans are not needed by most subscribers.
One of the fundamental challenges developers face every day is competition for consumer attention and loyalty. First, developers must get their apps discovered in an app store. Then, after
New research forecasts that monthly pay-TV bills, which hit an average of $86 for basic and premium TV service last year, could top $200 by 2020. The NPD Group said that despite consumer household
More than one-third of U.S. smartphones sold in the third quarter ran on faster network technology, including LTE, WiMAX and HSPA+, according to a new study from research firm NPD Group.
Wi-Fi is now considered a "must-have" feature for video entertainment devices for the home, according to a new report from NPD In-Stat. The research firm said it expects entertainment devices with
U.S. tablet users are selecting Wi-Fi connectivity over a cellular data connection even more than they were six months ago, according to a new report from the NPD Group. The findings underscore
Retailers are missing out on some of the revenue they could be reaping from the sales of smartphones because they aren't putting enough effort into selling accessories, according to a new report from
LTE device momentum is accelerating. Although it is difficult to quantify how many LTE device models have been sold so far, operators certainly are working hard to get consumers to migrate to LTE
BlackBerry maker Research In Motion ( NASDAQ:RIMM ) saw its U.S. sales drop by half in the second quarter, the company said in a regulatory filing. The news underscores the depth of the company's
The Recording Industry Association of America's annual report for 2010 paints a dire picture for mobile music sales, showing a decline of 28 percent to 221 million units in 2010 down from 306 million