AT&T Q2- best second-quarter postpaid net adds in four years and a more than 70 percent increase
Nice to see that they are doing so well after signing up Akamai to run software on their servers.
"Solid Growth in Wireless Revenues. Total wireless revenues, which include equipment sales, were up 5.7 percent year over year to $17.3 billion. Wireless service revenues increased 4.1 percent in the second quarter, to $15.4 billion. Wireless data revenues increased 19.8 percent from the year-earlier quarter to $5.4 billion. Second-quarter wireless operating expenses totaled $12.6 billion, up 11.8 percent versus the year-earlier quarter, and wireless operating income was $4.7 billion, down 7.7 percent year over year.
More than 550,000 Postpaid Subscribers Added. AT&T posted a net increase in total wireless subscribers of 632,000 in the second quarter. Subscriber additions for the quarter included postpaid net adds of 551,000, the best second-quarter postpaid net adds in four years and a more than 70 percent increase from the year-ago quarter. Postpaid net adds include 398,000 postpaid tablets added in the quarter. Connected device net adds were 484,000. Prepaid gained 11,000 subscribers even with declines in session-based tablets. Reseller had a net loss of 414,000 primarily due to losses in low-revenue accounts, but revenues increased almost 30 percent year over year."