Two interesting data points on how wireless consumers seem willing to pay more for style, especially when it’s wedded with substance: 1) A survey conducted by J.D. Power and Associates of roughly 20,000 mobile phone owners in the US showed the average price paid for a handset has increased by $9 over the past six […]
I’ll be on a panel on this subject this Thursday at the VON Conference in San Jose.
Sanyo Electric announced Monday that it would sell off its cellphone unit to Kyocera Corp, for $375M, netted of outstanding debts. Sanyo had taken a $2.6 billion cash infusion from Goldman Sachs, Daiwa Securities and Sumitomo Mitsui Bank in 2006 to stave off record losses and a sale of its cellphone unit had long been […]