Tag: Product Bundling

Just Say No To Verizon’s New Discriminatory Behavioral Advertising Program | Shear on Social Media Law & Tech

Just Say No To Verizon’s New Discriminatory Behavioral Advertising Program | Shear on Social Media Law & Tech

According to The Wall Street Journal, Verizon Communications has a new rewards program, Verizon Up, that provides credits that wireless subscribers can use for concert tickets, movie premieres and phone upgrades. While this may sound great at first glance its really a wolf in sheep’s clothing that consumers should avoid. If you don’t want to […]

Sony Slashes PlayStation VR Bundle Pricing, Can It Match Competitors? | 1redDrop

Sony Slashes PlayStation VR Bundle Pricing, Can It Match Competitors? | 1redDrop

Recent reports that Sony is slashing its PlayStation VR prices could be a marketing strategy to keep market share and stave off competitors that are also cutting their prices. The established VR players, Oculus and HTC, have already slashed their headset prices drastically to improve sales. Now, Sony announcing the price cut seems to be […]

What is T-Mobile going to reveal next week? | BGR

What is T-Mobile going to reveal next week? | BGR

The network has sent out invites to its next “Un-Carrier” event, happening next Wednesday. The Un-Carrier events tend to be where T-Mobile reveals big changes to its plans, devices, or network. Previous Un-Carrier events have brought us T-Mobile Tuesdays, the One unlimited plan, and a lot of magenta onesies. Right now, there’s no logical massive […]

Why Did Verizon’s Wireless Service Revenue Fall? | Market Realist

Why Did Verizon’s Wireless Service Revenue Fall? | Market Realist

Let us look at the two important segments of Verizon’s (VZ) wireless revenue. The smaller part is the company’s wireless equipment revenue, whereas the larger part is its wireless service revenue. The declining trend in the wireless component’s service revenue continued during 2Q17. In 2Q17, Verizon reported wireless service revenue of $15.6 billion, a 6.7% […]

Verizon CFO: Customers Will Pay Up For Our Unlimited Plans; Stock Jumps | Investor’s Business Daily

Verizon CFO: Customers Will Pay Up For Our Unlimited Plans; Stock Jumps | Investor’s Business Daily

ow component Verizon Communications (VZ) stock jumped Thursday on better-than-expected wireless subscriber additions during the second quarter as its chief financial officer extolled its premium pricing strategy on the earnings call. This ad will end in 10 seconds. Autoplay: On | OffShares in the broadband and wireless services provider were up 7.7% to 47.84 on […]

What to Expect for Verizon’s Wireless Service Revenue in 2Q17 | Market Realist

What to Expect for Verizon’s Wireless Service Revenue in 2Q17 | Market Realist

Earlier in 1Q17, Verizon reported wireless service revenue of $15.8 billion, a 6.1% fall YoY. This decline in wireless service revenue is because of the reduction in overage revenue and pricing plan optimization, mainly from single-line subscribers after the launch of the unlimited offerings. About 71% of postpaid phone subscribers are now on an unsubsidized pricing […]

Sprint Corp Is a Deal for Customers, But S Stock Is a Dud | InvestorPlace

Sprint Corp Is a Deal for Customers, But S Stock Is a Dud | InvestorPlace

The company is offering a year of unlimited wireless service to new customers. Anyone with a competitor’s smart phone can get unlimited texting, calls, and data if they switch to Sprint. The pitch is aimed at Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) customers but it’s likely to cause fallout across the whole sector. If stock prices are any guide, […]

Comcast and Charter Could Give Sprint an Alternative to T-Mobile — for a Price | TheStreet

Comcast and Charter Could Give Sprint an Alternative to T-Mobile — for a Price | TheStreet

Chances are that Sprint, given its network quality and recent retail pricing actions, is also undercutting Verizon’s wholesale pricing. Though Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile pricing is competitive for users who — whether due to their mobile habits or proximity to Comcast hotspots — don’t need to consume a lot of mobile data, its unlimited data pricing […]

Sky Sports to replace numbered channels and slash prices in revamp | The Guardian

Sky Sports to replace numbered channels and slash prices in revamp | The Guardian

A key part of the strategy is that it will let Sky entice new pay-TV subscribers reluctant to fork out up to £49.50 for its cheapest sports package. The new strategy will allow Sky to charge £18 for its cheapest package – although the whole Sky Sports bundle will remain a costly option. The cost […]

Is it an accident when airlines offer bad pricing on product bundles? | Runway GirlRunway Girl

Is it an accident when airlines offer bad pricing on product bundles? | Runway GirlRunway Girl

Airlines talk a lot about how the unbundling of their products delivers choice for travelers. Upcharges for checked baggage (or even carry-on in some cases), meals, seat assignments and more are all part of the proposition that passengers must consider when shopping for flights. And, yes, it means choice, but it also typically means higher […]