MetroPCS had 520K net adds in Q4

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 520,000 net additions was a 74 percent increase year-over-year. The carrier also had 1.3 million gross additions for the quarter, which was a 55 percent increase over the fourth quarter of 2007. The company ended the fourth quarter with about 5.4 million subscribers.   

Churn for the fourth quarter was 5.1 percent, compared to 4.8 percent in the fourth quarter last year and 4.8 percent in the third quarter of 2008.

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