MetroPCS reported a bump in revenue and reported a profit for the fourth quarter and the full year, but saw its ARPU decline. The flat-rate carrier posted total revenue for the quarter of $724
Some wireless segments, such as prepaid are thriving as consumers turn to wireless providers that don't require two-year contracts and credit checks. The wireless industry is happily bobbing like a
Boost Mobile's decision to launch a $50 per month unlimited voice and data plan on the iDEN network has sparked fears of a coming price war in the U.S. wireless market. Sprint Nextel's prepaid unit
Leap Wireless had 385,000 net subscriber additions in the fourth quarter, up from 152,000 in the fourth quarter last year, giving a boost to the flat-rate carrier amid the economic recession.
MetroPCS had 520,000 net additions in the fourth quarter, boosting its presence in the wake the launch of its nationwide service plan and roaming agreement with rival Leap Wireless. The company's
This is the time of year when various industry pundits opine with their "year-in-review," "predictions," and related columns. My contribution to this effort is to outline five broad themes that I
When Verizon Wireless' $28.1 billion acquisition of Alltel closes, there will be no U.S. wireless networks with between 7 million and 30 million customers, and the gap between small operators and
MetroPCS announced a new service coverage plan, Unlimited Nationwide, which it says will be available in 300 cities in the contiguous United States, and takes advantage of the company's roaming
MetroPCS saw a drop in third quarter net profits, despite a 23 percent rise in revenues, mostly because of higher costs that the regional carrier took on from adding subscribers as well as a drop in
MetroPCS released some subscriber metrics ahead of its full third quarter results. The company had gross additions of 935,000 subscribers in the quarter, up 39 percent from the third quarter of 2007.