Verizon: 9.8 Million Smatphones Sold Q4; On Pace to Cover All 3G Areas with LTE 2013

Discussion in 'Android News' started by dgstorm, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. dgstorm
    Offline

    dgstorm Editor in Chief Staff Member Premium Member

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2010
    Messages:
    7,780
    Likes Received:
    1,715
    Trophy Points:
    258
    Location:
    Austin, TX
    Ratings:
    +1,746
    [​IMG]

    Today Big Red shared some interesting factoids. First, they shared their Q4 estimates, in which they sold 9.8 Million smartphones in the Q4 of 2012. Supposedly, these sales figures were bolstered by higher than expected "mixed" Apple iPhone sales.

    Verizon also shared the news that they have already covered 89% of their 3G areas with the newer 4G LTE network, and are on track to completely cover all of their 3G network areas by the end of this year. Here's their press statement,

     
  2. Shadez
    Offline

    Shadez Super Mod/News Team Staff Member Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2010
    Messages:
    8,426
    Likes Received:
    204
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Location:
    Lafayette Hill, Pa
    Ratings:
    +204
    Current Phone Model:
    HTC One M8
    Twitter:
    @Shadez69
    Wonder who bought the other one...
     
  3. lloydstrans
    Offline

    lloydstrans Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2011
    Messages:
    10,017
    Likes Received:
    193
    Trophy Points:
    478
    Ratings:
    +200
    9.7 million of witch live in the inland empire. I can spit on my two 4g towers and can never get a decent connection.

    Just puppy footing around. (auto correct)
     
  4. TOMMYBOT
    Offline

    TOMMYBOT Member

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2011
    Messages:
    467
    Likes Received:
    20
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Ratings:
    +20
    Hawaii or Alaska?

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using Tapatalk 2
     
  5. lloydstrans
    Offline

    lloydstrans Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2011
    Messages:
    10,017
    Likes Received:
    193
    Trophy Points:
    478
    Ratings:
    +200
    Southern California
     
  6. TOMMYBOT
    Offline

    TOMMYBOT Member

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2011
    Messages:
    467
    Likes Received:
    20
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Ratings:
    +20
    Weird my service is great Sept when I'm close enough to San Diego that my phone switches to their tower. Then my speed is halved

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using Tapatalk 2
     
  7. lloydstrans
    Offline

    lloydstrans Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2011
    Messages:
    10,017
    Likes Received:
    193
    Trophy Points:
    478
    Ratings:
    +200
    Where are you at?
     
  8. droidbionicmaster
    Offline

    droidbionicmaster Member

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2011
    Messages:
    468
    Likes Received:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Ratings:
    +4
    They skipped my area and went further north which was stupid on their end considering where I live their is a actual Verizon store. Wow Verizon way to be...

    Sent from my DROID RAZR using Droid Forums
     
  9. TOMMYBOT
    Offline

    TOMMYBOT Member

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2011
    Messages:
    467
    Likes Received:
    20
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Ratings:
    +20
    On Coronado off sandiego
    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using Tapatalk 2
     
  10. lloydstrans
    Offline

    lloydstrans Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2011
    Messages:
    10,017
    Likes Received:
    193
    Trophy Points:
    478
    Ratings:
    +200
    I'm so jealous, my ex is from there. Loved that town during the week, but boy does it get crowded on weekends.

    Just puppy footing around. (auto correct)
     
  11. Valvoline
    Offline

    Valvoline Member

    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2010
    Messages:
    181
    Likes Received:
    11
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Ratings:
    +14
    What's a Smatphone? lol. Doesn't seem that smat at all :D
     
  12. Droid Firefighter
    Offline

    Droid Firefighter Senior Member

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2010
    Messages:
    1,619
    Likes Received:
    13
    Trophy Points:
    68
    Location:
    Indiana (and that is close enough for the internet
    Ratings:
    +13
    Current Phone Model:
    S4
    It's a smart phone from Boston

    This post is Incredible 2
     
  13. Valvoline
    Offline

    Valvoline Member

    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2010
    Messages:
    181
    Likes Received:
    11
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Ratings:
    +14
    :rofl3: