Verizon bounces back in Q2 with 614,000 postpaid customers added

Thursday 27 July 2017 | 13:52 CET | News
Verizon bounced back in the mobile market in Q2, recovering from customers losses in the first quarter, after the launch of its own unlimited offer to match challenger T-Mobile. The company added a net 614,000 retail postpaid subscribers in the quarter, in line with the year-earlier period, as well as 19,000 new prepaid users, for a total retail base of 114.536 million at the end of June. 

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