Motorola poised to gain marketshare, analyst

Aug 16 2005 - 03:43 PM ET | Motorola
UBS Investment Research raised its estimate for Motorola due to increasing subscriber additions worldwide. UBS believes the big three handset makers will all increase their share thanks to market consolidation. For Motorola, UBS increased the 2006 handset estimate to 156 million from 146 million. bq. The research firm estimates that the top five vendors--Nokia, Motorola, Samsung, LG Electronics and the joint venture of Sony and Ericsson--in total will grow share to 80% in 2006 from 70% in 2003.