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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

US Wireless Operators' Q2 2012 Performance

Here's a table from a longer post on Light Reading, that captures how wireless operators in the US performed in Q2 this year.

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Table 1: Tier 1 Wireless Operators Q2 Scorecard

Verizon Wireless AT&T Wireless Sprint T-Mobile
Wireless Revenue $18.6 billion $16.4 billion $7.3 billion $4.4 billion
Total Subscribers 94.2 million 105.2 million 56 million 33.1 million
Subscriber Additions 1.2 million 1.3 million 442,000 lost 205,000
Postpaid ARPU $56.13 $64.93 $63.38 $57.35
Postpaid Churn 0.84% 0.97% 1.69% 2.1%
Data ARPU $24.53 $28.04 Does not report $19.16
Source: Wireless operators' Q2 wireless-only results
 
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Table 2: Tier 2 Wireless Operators Q2 Scorecard

MetroPCS Leap Wireless US Cellular Clearwire
Total Revenue $1.3 billion $786.8 million $1.1 billion $316.9 million
Total Subscribers 9.3 million 5.9 million 5.8 million 11 million
Subscriber Additions lost 186,000 lost 289,270 lost 28,000 lost 42,000
ARPU $40.62 $41.64 $54.42 $46.12
Churn 3.4% 4.4% 1.57% 4.4%
Source: Wireless operators' Q2 results