View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
February 27, 1997updated 05 Sep 2016 12:52pm

MOTOROLA DISPUTES DATAQUEST CELLULAR MARKET FIGURES

By CBR Staff Writer

Motorola Inc, which started attracting a deal of bad publicity over its cellular phones this time last year, is disputing Dataquest Inc figures that it has lost market share in the developing US digital wireless phone market. According to Dataquest, users bought 117,000 Motorola digital phones in the US in 1996, a 62% plunge from 305,000 in 1995, so that its market share dropped to 8% for the year from 36.3%. The study did not include any units held in inventory. Motorola said as a policy it does not release production or market share numbers, but Jim Caile, corporate vice-president of marketing for Motorola’s cellular subscriber sector, declared that The numbers as I view it are grossly inaccurate. Dataquest reckons that L M Ericsson Telefon AB took 55.7% of the market in 1996 with 812,000 units sold, and Nokia Oy did 482,000, for 33%.

Content from our partners
Green for go: Transforming trade in the UK
Manufacturers are switching to personalised customer experience amid fierce competition
How many ends in end-to-end service orchestration?

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how New Statesman Media Group may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.
THANK YOU