Apple's Entrance Into Wireless Service Industry a Potential Hazardfor AT&T and Verizon
Five Star Equities Provides Stock Research on AT&T and Verizon Communications
NEW YORK, NY, May 03, 2012 (Menafn - MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AT&T, Sprint, & Verizon have been the dominant mobile servicesproviders in the U.S. for years. But they soon will be facing somestiff competition as Apple has recently announced plans to offerdirect mobile service to their device users. With Apple's cult likefollowing the company will look to emerge as a major player in themobile service market. Five Star Equities examines the outlook forcompanies in the Telecom Services Industry and provides equityresearch on AT&T Inc. T and Verizon Communications Inc.VZ.
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Apple will soon provide wireless service directly to the millions ofiPhones and iPads already in the marketplace. Apple already has thedistribution channels and customer base needed to make the move,according to Whitey Bluestein, a Veteran wireless industry analyst.They currently have approximately 250 million credit cards already onfile, which would make billing for the wireless service hassle free.
"What has been holding Apple back from becoming a wireless provideralready," according to Bluestein, "are the enormous handset subsidiespaid by mobile operators (AT&T, VZW and Sprint in the US), whichamount to about 381 for each iPhone sold today," Bluestein noted."That has been a short-term stumbling block for Apple, but thecompany has its well-known cash reserves and could seize theinitiative at any point."
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AT&T recently announced that leading analyst firm Gartner, Inc. haspositioned AT&T in the Leaders Quadrant of its "Magic Quadrant forGlobal Service Providers 2012 Report." This Gartner Magic Quadrantreport evaluates providers of international network services tomultinational corporations with networks worldwide. The reportassesses network services providers on their range of products andservices, overall viability (business unit, financial, strategy andorganization) and sales execution and pricing, among other criteria.
Verizon and Cellcrypt, a provider of government-grade encryptedvoice-calling software, will collaborate to deliver secure mobilecalling capabilities to the U.S. government. Under terms of arecently signed strategic agreement, the two companies will jointlymarket Cellcrypt's mobile voice-encryption solution to military,intelligence and civilian agencies. The service will help governmentinformation technology departments manage the expanding use of mobiledevices, address the potential risks associated with the interceptionof sensitive voice communications, and provide a powerful tool tocombat cyberattacks on critical national infrastructure.
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