1. jmagid51's Avatar
    T-Mobile offering year of free data to Sprint, AT&T, and Verizon converts T-Mobile offering year of free data to Sprint, AT&T, and Verizon converts | Android Central
    08-21-2014 11:45 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    I'd call it Carrier Wars, rather than Phone Wars.
    08-21-2014 11:56 AM
  3. JeffDenver's Avatar
    Yeah, the phone wars are over. Android won.
    08-21-2014 12:33 PM
  4. A895's Avatar
    *Carrier Wars

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    08-21-2014 09:11 PM
  5. jmagid51's Avatar
    Sprint fires back at T-Mobile's prices with new $60 Unlimited Plan http://www.androidcentral.com/sprint...unlimited-plan
    08-21-2014 09:19 PM
  6. RavenSword's Avatar
    Yeah, the phone wars are over. Android won.
    If we go by market share being the most important thing. Which it may or may not be
    08-21-2014 09:57 PM
  7. JeffDenver's Avatar
    If we go by market share being the most important thing. Which it may or may not be
    The reason market share is important is that mobile is a "platform market." In platform markets, third-party companies build products and services on top of other companies' platforms. As they do, the underlying platforms become more valuable and have greater customer lock-in.

    Building products and services for multiple platforms is expensive, so platform markets tend to standardize around a single leading platform. As they do so, the power and value of the leading platform increases, and the value of the smaller platforms collapses.

    The PC software market is (or was) a platform market, and we saw how powerful that eventually made Microsoft back in the 1990s.


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    08-22-2014 10:49 AM
  8. A895's Avatar
    If we go by market share being the most important thing. Which it may or may not be
    Market share is one of the most important things. If Android was not so big, developers could still choose to ignore it, but they can't ignore that massive user base.

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    08-22-2014 10:50 AM
  9. jmagid51's Avatar
    Cricket Wireless offers $100 bill credit to T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers http://www.androidcentral.com/cricke...opcs-customers
    08-22-2014 11:22 AM

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