Dobson posts 25% EBITA growth in Q1

Regional mobile carrier Dobson Communications posted strong growth in EBITA during its first financial quarter of 2007. The carrier netted $116 million EBITA, up from $92.5 million from Q1 2006. The carrier posted ARPU of $50.73, which makes for an 8.5 percent growth year-on-year. Dobson also acquired 12,900 postpaid customers and posted a churn rate of 1.86 percent. The carrier said it disconnected 4,350 "high roaming" and "unprofitable" customers.

For more on Dobson's Q1:
- see this press release

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