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Current Analysis has been tracking the wireless market since 2000, providing detailed analytical services to enterprises, carriers and device manufacturers. Updated daily, the CurrentTRACK databases and services contain the most current and detailed quantitative tracking of pricing, packaging, promotion and availability. Click here to request more information.

Early Upgrade and Device Financing Web Pricing * NEW *
Handset early upgrade program pricing (Next, Jump, Easy Pay, Edge, Simple Connect) and device financing offered by the national carriers across six metros. Features include: full price, rebates, down payment, monthly costs, total cost over term, and additional fees, discounts, terms, etc.
Carriers
AT&T Sprint* Verizon Wireless
T-Mobile US Cellular    
Markets
Atlanta Los Angeles Oklahoma City
Chicago New York Seattle
Click here to read press release, "Changes in Device Financing Options Heat Up Competition Among U.S. Carriers "

| Handset National Retail Scorecard | Handset Local Retail Scorecard |
| Handset Price Trendlines | Carrier Handset Retail Profiles | Handset Web Pricing |
| Handset Promotions | Tablet Tracker |

Handset National Retail Scorecard
Postpaid, prepaid, and select device financing pricing tracked from carrier and dealer stores retail outlets. Features include: mode pricing across below tracked markets, instant and mail-in rebates, trending, and analysis.
Coming Soon – See what features are becoming popular, evaluate features at different price points and see feature/distribution trends: VoLTE; Processor Details - Type, # of Cores, Speed; New Video Details - Highest Video Resolution, Output, Unique Features; Are AC Adaptor and Headphones (included in the Box?); Battery (is it removable?); Additional Technology Band Details (which LTE bands does it support?); Retail and Web Launch and Discontinuation Dates; NFC, Wallet, Operation System Version at Launch, New Camera Features, and more.
Stores
AT&T RadioShack
Best Buy Sprint
Dollar General (limited markets) Target
Family Dollar (Chicago only) T-Mobile
K-Mart (Chicago only) U.S. Cellular
Leap Wireless Verizon Wireless
MetroPCS Wal-Mart
Markets
Atlanta Dallas Oklahoma City 
Boston Los Angeles San Francisco
Chicago Miami Seattle
    New York    
Handset Local Retail Scorecard
Postpaid, prepaid, and select device financing pricing tracked from carrier and dealer stores retail outlets. Features include: pricing and availability on a local level, instant and mail-in rebates, monthly financing fees, national summary. Customers can choose customize their own local summary report to include only the markets they choose.
Stores
AT&T RadioShack
Best Buy Sprint
Dollar General (limited markets) Target
Family Dollar (Chicago only) T-Mobile
K-Mart (Chicago only) U.S. Cellular
Leap Wireless Verizon Wireless
MetroPCS Wal-Mart
Markets
Atlanta Dallas Oklahoma City 
Boston Los Angeles San Francisco
Chicago Miami Seattle
    New York    
Handset Price Trendlines
Handset availability and national mode pricing from retail store visits across the below tracked markets is trended to show pricing over time. Different views are included for Carrier, Dealer, and All Stores (Carrier and Dealer combined). Trending focuses on handset technology, manufacturer, carrier, and price range.
Stores
AT&T U.S. Cellular
Sprint Best Buy
T-Mobile RadioShack
Verizon Wireless Target
MetroPCS Wal-Mart
Leap Wireless    
Markets
Atlanta Dallas Oklahoma City 
Boston Los Angeles San Francisco
Chicago Miami Seattle
    New York    
Carrier Handset Retail Profiles
Comprehensive, monthly review of handset portfolios across four carriers: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile USA, Verizon Wireless. Four reports (one per carrier) examine each portfolio in terms of pricing, shelf share, and device type. Features include: carrier growth metrics, new device launches, national pricing overview, cross-provider price competitiveness, promotional summary, shelf presence by OEM at carrier and dealer stores, handset availability by price range.
Handset Web Pricing
Two-year and prepaid handset pricing offered by carriers across six metros, capturing variation between web and retail pricing. New devices tend to first appear on the web; weekly web alerts are a critical source for tracking the most up-to-date phone launches. Features include: full device pricing, price changes, newly launched devices, instant rebates, mail-in rebates, regional pricing variations, etc.
Carriers
AT&T MetroPCS US Cellular
Boost Mobile Sprint Verizon Wireless
Leap Wireless T-Mobile Virgin Mobile
    TracFone    
Markets
Atlanta Los Angeles Oklahoma City
Chicago New York Seattle
Handset Promotions
Promotional activity across web and retail presence of multiple carriers (contract and prepaid). Features include: accessory discount, BOGO, free merchandise, gift card, mail-in rebate, service credit, unique discount, dealer ad hits.
New: Frequency increased to weekly and online promos are now included.
Carriers
AT&T RadioShack (NEW) TracFone
Boost Mobile Sprint US Cellular
Leap Wireless Straight Talk Verizon Wireless
Metro PCS Telcel (NEW) Virgin Mobile
Net10 (NEW) T-Mobile Walmart Family Mobile
Tablet Tracker
Updated monthly, the Tablet Tracker provides vendors, carriers, and retailers with a snapshot of the competitive landscape for consumer tablets, enabling you to react to competitive shifts in the market:
New: Frequency increased to weekly and online promos are now included.
Carriers
Track new market entrants
Track pricing over time to better price your product
Track real-world pricing including promotions, rebates, and price shifts
Track channel availability monthly and trend over time
Trend tablet functionality over time – including connectivity (3G, 4G, or WiFi-only), and screen sizes
Full access to the underlying data is provided for your own queries, including historical data for trending analysis
Analyst inquiry time is included for additional insights and to help answer your specific questions

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