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Market research company Kantar has reported some interesting results from a recent survey by Lightspeed FSG that revealed that, despite a very high profile, services like PayPal and Google Wallet still outstrips Apple Pay in actual usage. They discovered that despite 43% of US consumers being aware of Apple Pay only 3% have actually used it, versus 12% for PayPal…

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It would be hard to argue that the iPhone 6 and 6+ launch, in which Apple finally answered demand for larger screens by their customers, has not been a real phenomena, with sales lifting Apple’s market share to an all-time high in UK for example of 39.5% according to Kantar’s latest smartphone market share numbers for the 3 months ending…

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Kantar has released their smartphone market share numbers for the 3 months ending August 2014. The numbers show a further rebound for Windows Phone in Europe, as the market paused prior to the iPhone 6’s release. In Germany Windows Phone’s market share is up from 6.1 to 6.9% month on month, in UK its back over 10% at 10.1, in…

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The latest Kantar results for the 3 months ending July 2014 are out now, and the numbers show some signs of a European recovery, likely led by the Nokia Lumia 630 and to a lesser extent the 930. At 9.9% market share Windows Phone numbers are once again up in UK,  while Windows Phone sales has once again overtaken iOS…

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Kantar has posted their latest market share numbers for the 3 months ending May 2014. The numbers are a mixed bag,  but shows an overall decline likely related to the absence of any significant launches in the first half of 2014. In the EU5 countries Windows Phone has dropped to 8.1% of the market,  from highs of over 10% earlier…

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Kantar has released their latest market share numbers for the 3 months ending in April 2014. The numbers are generally positive for Windows Phone, showing a slight recovery from March’s set. Overall Windows Phone held 8.4% of the European market, up from 6.9% last year, and also up slightly from March’s 8.1%.  These numbers may represent a baseline for the…

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Mobile payment company Fortumo has compiled a great infographic on the 24 countries where Windows Phone outsold the iPhone in December 2013. They go on to correlate this with countries where carrier billing was available and prevalent.  Carrier billing is a feature widely supported by Windows Phone, but not the iPhone, which means access to the app store is effectively…

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