“iPhone sales jumped dramatically at Verizon,” John Koetsier reports for VentureBeat. “And Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty recently upped her forecast of the number of phones Apple is selling this quarter.”
“Are we in for some surprises with Apple earnings next week?” Koetsier reports. “Verizon’s results, released today, reveal that 3.8 million of its 7.5 million new smartphone activations this past quarter were iPhones. That’s 51 percent of all new smartphone activations, and the 3.8 million iPhones is a 41 percent increase from the 2.7 million iPhones Verizon activated in the year-ago quarter.”
Koetsier reports, “That’s impressive.”
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iPhone activations soar at Verizon, up 44%, much better than expected – July 18, 2013
Verizon Wireless: 3.87 million iPhones sold last quarter, 51 percent of total smartphone sales – July 18, 2013