Promotions Could Be Key to the iPhone 7's Success
iPhone 7 For Sale Some of that has to do with the growth of the iPhone user base, which is as much as 50% larger than it was two years ago. Some of it relates to fortuitous timing -- the new iPhones launched just as stories of exploding Samsung Galaxy Notes started to go viral. However, better promotions from wireless carriers could be the biggest impetus for customers to buy the new iPhones.
The only company to rain on Apple's parade was No. 1 wireless carrier Verizon (NYSE:VZ). While AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile were trotting out impressive statistics, Verizon stated a few days after preorders began that the Wholesale iPhone 7 launch was in line with typical numbers for a new iPhone model.
However, it now appears that Verizon's iPhone order activity was stronger than management had implied. At a conference on Thursday, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo stated that the carrier had seen "some increase" in iPhone volumes compared to 2015.Wholesale iPhone 7 He attributed the strong sales to unprecedented promotional offers.
carrier promotions could boost sales of the iPhone 7
Wholesale iPhone 7 However, we could see new carrier iPhone promos in the coming months, particularly as supply improves. Apple posted huge sales numbers in the first six months after the iPhone 6 launch two years ago. That means many iPhone users will reach the end of their two-year contracts or two-year installment plans soon. Thus, it's an ideal time for carriers to try to steal their rivals' customers.
Even outside the U.S., carrier promotions could boost sales of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. For example, in China -- Apple's second-biggest market after the U.S. -- China Unicom is subsidizing 49% of the cost of a new iPhone 7 For Sale . Meanwhile, China Telecom is subsidizing 40% of the cost.
As in the U.S., market share battles appear to be driving this discounting behavior. Both carriers are trying to avoid falling too far behind industry giant China Mobile,Cheap iPhone 7 For Sale particularly when it comes to 4G subscribers.
News for Sunday 25 September, 2016