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T-Mobile Continues Impressive Growth through End of 2014

T-Mobile ended 2014 on a high note as it continued to beat expectations for customer growth. The carrier added 1.3 million postpaid customers and 2.1 million customers total in the fourth quarter. These additions put the full year numbers for 2014 at 4.9 million net new postpaid customers and 8.3 million net new total customers. [...]

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Sprint Posts Loss for Quarter; Announces Plan to Cut 2,000 Jobs

Sprint continues to struggle as new CEO Marcelo Claure attempts to transform the company. For the quarter just ended, the carrier posted a loss of 19 cents per share on revenue of $8.5 billion. That figure is worse than analysts had been expecting, with their projections calling for a loss of 6 cents per share [...]

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T-Mobile Keeps Impressive Customer Growth Going in Q3

T-Mobile continues to add customers at a rapid rate. The carrier announced that it added 2.3 million customers in the third quarter, with 1.4 million of them bring postpaid customers. In comparison, AT&T added 2 million customers, while Verizon added 1.5 million. The strong customer increases are not a surprise, given that T-Mobile has had [...]

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Verizon Sees Steady Growth in Q3

Verizon remained steady in the third quarter as the carrier largely stayed above the price war among its rivals. For the third quarter, Verizon reported earnings of 89 cents per share and a 4.3 percent increase in revenue to $31.59 billion. Those numbers were mostly in-line with analyst forecasts of 90 cents a share and [...]

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T-Mobile Has Best Month Ever in August

T-Mobile is drawing ever closer to surpassing Sprint as the third largest carrier in the U.S. CEO John Legere revealed on Wednesday that August 2014 was the strongest month ever for the Uncarrier, with 2.75 million new customers. Legere did not reveal how many of those customers were postpaid and it’s worth keeping in mind [...]

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New Sprint CEO Kicks Off Pricing Overhaul

New Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure has been on the job for less than two weeks, but he is already delivering on the promise of more aggressive pricing. The carrier announced on Monday new family plans that offer up to 10 lines with 20GB of data for $100 a month. Sprint also said it will pay [...]

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Sprint Abandons T-Mobile Merger, Names New CEO

After months of buildup, the merger between Sprint and T-Mobile has been abandoned. The third and fourth largest U.S. carriers are giving up on the deal for what seems to be the obvious reason: that it simply would not get approval from regulators who want to keep four carriers to ensure competition in the marketplace. [...]

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T-Mobile Adds 1.5 Million More Customers

T-Mobile added another 1.5 million customers in the second quarter, thereby achieving five straight quarters of over a million customer additions. Postpaid customers made up 908,000 of the new additions, including 579,000 phone lines and 329,000 mobile broadband lines that the carrier said were mostly tablets. T-Mobile now has more than 50 million total customers, [...]

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Sprint Returns to Profit in Latest Quarter

Things are finally looking up for Sprint. The carrier posted a profit of $23 million for its most recent quarter, bringing to an end its recent string of losses. Sprint also reported earnings per share of 1 cent and revenue of $8.78 billion, both of which were ahead of analyst expectations. While the carrier continued [...]

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Sprint and T-Mobile to Join Forces for Spectrum Auction

Sprint and T-Mobile will reportedly join forces to capture spectrum in the incentive auction to be held by the FCC next year. The Wall Street Journal reports that the two carriers will form a joint venture to bid about $10 billion in the auction. That $10 billion is apparently part of a larger amount from [...]

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