T-Mobile USA attracts fewer new subs

T-Mobile USA added a mere 613,000 new subscribers during its Q2, lower than last quarter's figure as well as below the year-on-year figure. Despite the reduction in customer acquisition, the carrier pulled off a rise in revenue: $4.21 billion, up from $3.61 billion a year ago. Only service revenue climbed, however, from $3.04 billion to $3.59 billion, while other revenues dipped from $387 million last year to $233 million this time around. The carrier's ARPU was up $1 to $55, when compared to ARPU for last year's Q2.

For more on T-Mobile USA's Q2:
- see this press release