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Samsung Going No Contract: Time to Unlock Your Business From Mobile Phone Plans?

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Going No Contract: Time to Unlock Your Business From Mobile Phone Plans?

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Samsung Going No Contract: Time to Unlock Your Business From Mobile Phone Plans?

  1. 1. Unlocking your business from mobile phone plans. Four questions to find out if unlocked smartphones are the answer for you.
  2. 2. Smartphones allow today’s workforce to be productive anywhere. Employees with smartphones say: • They’re 34% more productive. • They save nearly 1 hour of work time and 1 hour of personal time each day. “The Smartphone Productivity Effect,” Frost & Sullivan, 2016
  3. 3. Despite the clear benefits, most businesses still don’t provide smartphones to employees. 73% BYOD 27% Corporate Provided “The Smartphone Productivity Effect,” Frost & Sullivan, 2016
  4. 4. Nearly half of businesses say reducing costs is a main driver for adopting BYOD, despite significant security and mobile device management concerns. “BYOD and Mobile Security,” Crowd Research Partners, 2016
  5. 5. Unlocked phones offer businesses greater freedom, flexibility and control. Traditionally, smartphone purchases lock the business into a fixed-term mobile plan with monthly payments. No contract phones allow you to activate on any carrier, choosing the plan that suits your needs.
  6. 6. Many businesses are discovering the benefits of going unlocked. Here are 4 questions to find out if unlocked smartphones are the answer for your employees too. Strategy Analytics WSS services, Feb. 2017 25 Million unlocked smartphones will be sold in the U.S. in 2020
  7. 7. Do your employees spend most of their time on WiFi? If so, you may be able to eliminate monthly voice and data plan costs entirely, and simply use unlocked devices as smart WiFi-enabled communications tools. Use cases include: Nurses and physicians at a hospital Housekeeping at a hotel or resort Retail associates on the shop floor 1
  8. 8. Do you have employees who frequently travel internationally? You may be paying high global roaming fees. If your employees spend long periods abroad, they may be better served by switching SIM cards and using prepaid plans each market. 2
  9. 9. Do your employees want to choose their own carriers? Coverage can vary by location. If you have a geographically dispersed workforce, unlocked devices allow them to activate on the carrier they prefer. 3
  10. 10. Is having a standard-issue mobile phone for all employees important to you? Standardizing on one model, rather than several different carrier variants, has significant benefits for inventory management and device configuration. Unlocked phones also come with fewer preloaded apps, providing a cleaner UI for business productivity. 4
  11. 11. Find out more about the Samsung Galaxy Note9 and the full Unlocked by Samsung portfolio: samsung.com/unlockedforbusiness
  12. 12. ©2018 Samsung Electronics America, Inc. Samsung is a registered mark of Samsung Electronics Corp., Ltd. All brand, product, service names and logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective manufacturers and companies. Twitter: @SamsungBizUSA Blog: insights.samsung.com

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