T-Mobile USA posted solid metrics for its third quarter thanks in part to its successful MyFaves service. By September 30 of this year, T-Mobile USA's MyFaves program had 3.6 million users, five times as many as it did at the end of last year. Revenue at T-Mobile USA rose by 4.5 percent since the beginning of the year to about $15.5 billion.
Subscribers: During its third quarter T-Mobile USA added 557,000 contract subscribers and 300,000 prepay subscribers for a total of 857,000 net subscriber adds and a total base of 27.7 million. Since the beginning of the year the carrier has added 2.7 million net subscribers, 73 percent of whom are contract customers.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â (See chart to compare previous quarters.)
ARPU: T-Mobile USA posted average revenue per userÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â (ARPU)Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â at $55.60, or $61.50 for contract subscribers and $27.80 for prepay users. Non-voice services made up about 16 percent of total ARPU. Total revenues were 3.6 billion. (See chart to compare previous quarters.)
Churn: T-Mobile USA's average monthly churn came out to 2.9 percent during the third quarter, or about 2 percent for contract subscribers. (See chart to compare previous quarters.)
For more on T-Mobile USA's Q3:
- read this press release