AT&T predicts an extra 1 million smartphone sales for 2012

The nation's second-largest wireless carrier, AT&T, has raised its smartphone sales target for 2012. It smartphone goals have been increased thanks to strong demand during Q4 and the holiday shopping season.

AT&T has now increased its sales target modestly to 26 million units. AT&T notes that it sold 6.4 million smartphones in the first two months of Q4 2012.

"Traffic in stores has been strong," said CEO Ralph de la Vega. De la Vega also told attendees at the UBS media and communications conference that sales of Nokia Lumia smartphones were doing "very well."

De la Vega did note that 5 million customers have purchased AT&T's data share plans in less than four months. He also says that 25% of the customers buying the data share plans had purchased data allowances of 10 GB or higher, which is a boon for AT&T’s bottom line. The wireless carrier hadn't predicted such a high percentage of customers would purchase data allotments of 10 GB or more.

AT&T recently scored dead last in Consumer Reports' customer satisfaction survey. AT&T did score very well for its 4G LTE network.

Source: Economic Times

“So far we have not seen a single Android device that does not infringe on our patents." -- Microsoft General Counsel Brad Smith

Most Popular ArticlesProblems with Windows 10 – Update Now
October 15, 2016, 7:30 AM
End of the Road for the Audi R8 e-tron
October 15, 2016, 5:00 AM
Is Razer Blade Stealth Laptop For You?
October 16, 2016, 5:00 AM
Bluetooth Saves Lives
October 16, 2016, 7:05 AM
IBM – Cloud Object Storage Cheaper than Amazon S3
October 14, 2016, 5:00 AM

Latest Blog Posts
T-Mobile Data Problems
Saimin Nidarson - Oct 20, 2016, 10:17 AM
IMEX America Trade Show
Saimin Nidarson - Oct 9, 2016, 10:00 AM

Copyright 2016 DailyTech LLC. - RSS Feed | Advertise | About Us | Ethics | FAQ | Terms, Conditions & Privacy Information | Kristopher Kubicki