T-Mobile US today provided a preliminary view of key customer results for the second quarter of 2015, once again demonstrating continued strong momentum and positive customer response to its Un-carrier moves.
The Company generated 2.1 million total net customer additions, including over 1.0 million branded postpaid net customer additions. This marks the ninth consecutive quarter that T-Mobile has delivered over 1 million total net customer additions and the fourth consecutive quarter with over 1 million branded postpaid net customer additions.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“T-MobileÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s momentum continued in full force for the second quarter, with 2.1 million customers voting in favor of the Un-carrier,Ã¢â‚¬Â said John Legere, President and CEO of T-Mobile.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Now we are doubling down again with Un-carrier Amped! Once again making it absolutely clear thatÃ¢â‚¬Â¦.We WonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t Stop!Ã¢â‚¬Â
Preliminary Second Quarter 2015 Customer Results
In the second quarter of 2015, T-Mobile added 2.1 million customers, bringing its total customer base to 58.9 million across postpaid, prepaid and wholesale. Total net customer additions were up 41% year-over-year and 14% sequentially.
T-Mobile reported continued strength in its branded postpaid customer segment in the second quarter of 2015. Total branded postpaid net customer additions were more than 1.0 million, up 11% compared to the prior year. Branded postpaid phone net customer additions were 760,000, up 31% compared to the prior year. Branded postpaid mobile broadband net customer additions were 248,000, down compared to last year, but up 85% sequentially.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“T-Mobile continues to win with the industryÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s most valuable customer segment Ã¢â‚¬â€œ postpaid phone customers,Ã¢â‚¬Â continued Legere.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“We attract phone customers with signature moves that resonate and with the nationÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s fastest 4G LTE network.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Branded prepaid net customer additions were 178,000 in the second quarter of 2015, which represents an improvement of 144% sequentially and 75% year-over-year. Branded prepaid to branded postpaid migrations of approximately 175,000 were down sequentially.
Wholesale net customer additions in the second quarter of 2015 were 886,000, up 93% year-over-year and 43% sequentially.
Branded postpaid phone churn of 1.3% in the second quarter of 2015 was down 16 basis points year-over-year, essentially flat from the record-low in the first quarter of 2015. The year-over-year decrease in churn reflects ongoing improvements in T-MobileÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s network as well as the increased customer value provided through Un-carrier innovations.
T-Mobile expects to report full financial results for the second quarter of 2015 on July 30, 2015.