How well did the top U.S. carriers perform in Q3?

T-Mobile US (NYSE:TMUS) kept up its surging momentum in terms of subscriber growth in the third quarter, while Verizon Wireless (NYSE: VZ) and AT&T Mobility (NYSE: T) held serve, growing thanks to tablets and connected devices, respectively. Sprint (NYSE: S) lost subscribers but its new CEO Marcelo Claure said he is starting to see indications that the company's new rate plans are helping. U.S. Cellular (NYSE:USM) returned to postpaid subscriber growth for the first time in several quarters and Cincinnati Bell Wireless headed further toward shutting down its network.

How did the carriers do in terms of their key metrics, like average revenue per user? The following charts the top eight U.S. wireless carriers in the third quarter of 2014 by subscriber base, according to research firm Strategy Analytics. This includes major metrics--such as churn, ARPU and revenue--of each carrier. Special report