T-Mobile strategy pays off with 1.1 mln new customers in Q2

Thursday 8 August 2013 | 09:12 CET | News
T-Mobile USA reported net additions of 1.1 million new customers in the second quarter, as its new 'un-carrier' strategy started to pay off. The mobile operator claims it led the market in retail postpaid net additions, with 688,00 such customers added in the quarter. Its quarterly results include two months of MetroPCS, following the company's takeover as of 01 May. The group finished June with a total 44 million customers, including 8.9 million acquired from MetroPCS and the 1.1 million added since the first quarter. On a pro forma basis, revenues for the second quarter rose 7.9 percent

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: MetroPCS / T-Mobile USA
Countries: United States
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