Sprint forecasts stronger EBITDA growth in 2014

Tuesday 11 February 2014 | 13:13 CET | News
Sprint forecast a further improvement in adjusted EBITDA in 2014, after reporting 13 percent growth in 2013. The result rose to USD 5.4 billion last year and is expected to reach USD 6.5-6.7 billion in 2014. In the fourth quarter of 2013, Sprint increased revenues slightly to USD 9.14 billion from USD 9.01 billion a year ago, helped by the acquisition of Clearwire, and adjusted EBITDA rose nearly 40 percent to USD 1.15 billion, helped by reduced handset subsidies and the shutdown of the Nextel network. Customer growth improved compared to the third quarter, with the net addition of 477,000

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Clearwire / Nextel / Sprint / US Cellular
Countries: United States
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