Displaying items by tag: Sam Skontos

A little under four months since it announced the forthcoming launch of its first lot of self-branded smartphones, TCL Communication, a company better known for its range of well-made cheap television sets, has released two of these devices in Australia.

Published in Mobility

TCL Communication has announced three new Alcatel smartphones which will be available in Australia from next week, all priced below $200.

Published in Mobility

Smart watches have come of age, with the latest being a sub-$200 model called the MOVETIME Family Watch, letting parents stay in touch with 4G calls, video calls, photo sharing, messaging and GPS tracking.

Published in Home Tech

Australia's smartphone shipments fell by 9% in 2018 compared to the previous calendar year, the analyst firm IDC said, adding that this was the largest decline seen so far. But Alcatel claims it bucked this trend, selling almost a million devices.

Published in Mobility

Australia's no.3 smartphone seller, according to IDC stats, is Alcatel, and it has challenged the industry to show "greater accountability as misleading claims threaten the credibility of the mobile phone category in Australia".

Published in Telecoms & NBN

All Australian Alcatel smartphones will be pre-loaded with the Australian made, cloud-based family, Internet and device-access protection software Family Zone from now on.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Monday, 21 November 2016 19:17

Alcatel Australia boss says no spyware here!

It is a sad day when we are talking about spyware on smartphones sending personally identifiable information to China and the fact that some global companies think it is OK to take security and privacy away from consumers.

Published in Mobility

A relatively unknown brand Alcatel — except to Rabbitohs fans has maintained its number three position by volume of handsets shipped, according to IDC’s quarterly mobile phone tracker.

Published in Mobility
Friday, 15 July 2016 12:44

Smartphone figures rubbery at best!

There are lies, damned lies and statistics, according to former British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli. Alcatel’s Australian boss Sam Skontos has called out recent smartphone market share reports – especially about how the data is collected.

Published in Mobility

Smartphones and tablet maker Alcatel has gained #3 position in the Australian handset market - close to 10% overall market share.

Published in Mobility
Monday, 22 February 2016 13:22

Boom me up – Alcatel IDOL 4 with attitude

Alcatel released its flagship IDOL 4 series at the Mobile World Congress – this extreme value smartphone puts many makers to shame and shows what can be done without sacrificing quality.

Published in Mobility
Monday, 22 February 2016 12:12

Alcatel OneTouch has simply become Alcatel

Alcatel OneTouch has changed its name to just Alcatel. The move makes sense because there are many Alcatel companies operating in the enterprise space! Its mobile phones are now 100% Consumer focused devices.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Selling 120 million phones annually from two dedicated factories, Alcatel OneTouch is No.4 in Aussie phone sales through great quality at affordable prices.

Published in Home Tech
Monday, 05 October 2015 14:34

Alcatel OneTouch kicking goals in Australia

Alcatel OneTouch is the spinoff of the mobile phone business from Alcatel-Lucent of France.

Published in Mobility

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