Wireless Industry News

Compass intelligence breaks down Q4 and 2015 results for mobile carriers.

The market ended the quarter with about 5.5 million new connections quarter-over-quarter (includes IoT and mobile subscribers), but added 23.6 million connections for the entire year, growing at 6.1%.

Verizon Wireless and AT&T Mobility continue to push their customers towards installment plans and are showing growth in terms of their overall base on EIP (AT&T Mobility leading with 46% of base).

Sprint halted two-year contracts for a brief period, but reinstated over the last week, mentioning customers drove their decision.

All carriers reported lower service revenue except for T-Mobile US, which was the only carrier to experience revenue growth from Q3 to Q4. Read More