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T-Mobile US is boasting over continued growth in subscribers for its mobile services, despite losing $20m this quarter. The firm said that over the fourth quarter of its 2013 fiscal year it added some 1.6 million customers, topping off 4.4 million new customers over the full year. The company noted that more than half of the …


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  1. Charlie Clark Silver badge


    Losses of less than $ 50 million a quarter? No wonder no one's really interested in buying T-Mobile. Twitter, Groupon et al are able to do much better than that!

    And the ARPU is still over $ 50? I'm sure there are many telco CEOs in Europe who'd be more than happy with less than half that! Shows you just how far there is to go in the US market.

  2. mIRCat


    It makes one wonder if John's use of hastags are as prevalent in his offline life as they seem to be in his online one. Poor John shouting his way through board meetings, proceeding random utterances with the word hashtag. Or maybe just poor those who have to listen to him.

    #itsajoke #haveasenseofhumour

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Just remember

    Debt is the new wealth, loss is the new profit.

  4. Frank N. Stein

    Let's see if losses widen or lessen over the next three quarters.

  5. Maryland, USA

    "We lose on every customer…"

    …but make it up in volume."

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