Shares of telecommunications companies were flat as the launch of Apple's latest smart phone lines wasn't as successful as hoped. A relatively small proportion of new activations on cell-phone networks during the smart phone's launch weekend were iPhone 8s, according to Localytics. That was another sign that consumers are waiting the launch of the premium iPhone X before updating their phones.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
September 25, 2017 16:48 ET (20:48 GMT)