T-Mobile USA hits 25M subscriber milestone

Deutsche Telekom reported its fourth-quarter results today, and so subsidiary T-Mobile USA gave the Street a sneak peak at its Q4 results prior to the full disclosure on March 1st: The carrier has surpassed the 25 million subscriber milestone, adding 901,000 net new customers in the fourth quarter, including 783,000 net new post-paid users. T-Mobile USA says contract customers account for almost 85 percent of all T-Mobile subscribers now, and customer churn fell from 3 percent in the third quarter to 2.9 percent in the most recent period.

For more on T-Mobile USA's fourth quarter results:
- read this press release