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Q1 2018 Mobile Trade-In Data: The Secondary Market Gains Momentum

Posted by Sanida Bratt on Apr 25, 2018 8:39:17 AM

 

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Every quarter, we analyze our trade-in processing data to get a sense of how the secondary market for mobile devices is growing. While there are definitely patterns in the peaks and valleys throughout the year, one things is clear—trade-ins are becoming an increasingly-vital piece of the buying process.

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Topics: Device Trade-in Solutions

Happy Earth Day: How the Mobile Device Market Impacts Sustainability

Posted by Sanida Bratt on Apr 23, 2018 8:53:10 AM

 

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April 22, 2018, marked the 48th anniversary of Earth Day. The day that we take a step back and think about how our actions impact the environment.

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Topics: Device Trade-in Solutions

Employee Experiences Can Make or Break Enterprise Trade-Ins

Posted by Marci Hetzel on Apr 12, 2018 9:00:00 AM

2 employees looking at a smartphone showing how employee experiences can make or break enterprise trade-insPart of the reason that trade-in programs are gaining momentum for carriers is that the process has become much easier over the years. What was once a low-value, high-friction trade-in experience has been streamlined thanks to new technology.

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Topics: Omni-Channel Device Collection

Data Sanitization: Putting Your Business Security Concerns at Ease

Posted by Scott Bruce on Apr 4, 2018 4:10:29 PM

A public hand sanitizer station symbolizing data sanitizationEvery time a hardware upgrade cycle comes full-circle, a closet somewhere in the office gets more packed with retired phones and mobile devices. For many tech managers, trading those devices in can seem like more trouble than it’s worth.

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Topics: Device Processing and Liquidation

Finding Value in Mobile Device Retirement

Posted by Scott Bruce on Mar 21, 2018 1:40:45 PM

An iPhone about to go into the trash can symbolizing finding value in Mobile Device RetirementIn 2017, we watched over $2.1 billion transfer to U.S. customer hands through mobile device buyback and trade-in programs. And while your first reaction may be to think it’s all from consumer trade-ins, it’s important to recognize that businesses are part of this equation, too.

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Topics: Device Processing and Liquidation

Businesses Can Benefit from Device Trade-Ins, Too

Posted by Marci Hetzel on Mar 14, 2018 9:00:00 AM

A young professional holding up a smartphone symbolizing that Business Can Benefit from Device Trade-InsFrom a consumer’s perspective, the process of buying a new phone often seems confusing. But in a world of smartphones and constant upgrades, there’s one piece of the process we’re all coming to understand—device trade-ins.

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Topics: Device Trade-in Solutions

Promotions: February 2018

Posted by Kevin Kruse on Mar 9, 2018 11:57:37 AM

Someone looking at promtions for smartphones for February 2018Looking at the shortest month of the year, did the promotions come up short?

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Topics: Device Trade-in Solutions

Mobile Recycling: Do You Know Where Your Phone is Going?

Posted by Mike Leach on Mar 2, 2018 12:55:20 PM

A picture of someone holding up a phone with a recycling symbol on the screen, asking the question: Mobile Recycling- Do You Know Where Your Phone is Going?Recycling your old mobile device has never been easier, so why don’t more people do it? The highest percentage of the recycling market are cell phones, more than any other electronic material. However, in the U.S., we only recycle 10 percent of our phones, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). We have the option to do better by taking advantage of the growing eWaste industry.

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Topics: Device Trade-in Solutions

Pre-owned devices and rising prices: HYLA Mobile talks smartphones at MWC 2018

Posted by Biju Nair on Feb 22, 2018 3:33:06 PM

Many people using smartphones at a table showing the trends of Used devices and rising pricesIn the mobile and telecoms industry, February is dedicated to one thing—Mobile World Congress (MWC). As the world’s largest event for the mobile industry, attracting over 100,000 attendees and more than 2,300 exhibitors, MWC is an event that simply cannot be missed.

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Topics: Analytics

Promotions: January 2018

Posted by Kevin Kruse on Feb 15, 2018 11:16:34 AM

A new year and new promotions for January 2018.A smartphone on a table, representing promotions in 2018

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Topics: Device Trade-in Solutions

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