Chetan Sharma's Q3 2013 Mobile Market Update:

For the quarter, the market added 2.4M connections, T-Mobile continued to impress, Android had it's best quarter with 54% of the market, smartphones now represent 64% share of devices, and continue to sell at a brisk pace accounting for almost 90% of the devices sold in Q3 2013.

The big block-buster deal of Q3 was Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia.

2013 has been quite a year for the mobile industry and as we head into the holiday season, it’s a consumer’s market with plenty of choice and competition.

As usual, Chetan Sharma will be keeping a very close eye on the micro- and macro-trends and reporting on the market on a regular basis.

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