AT&T says that 3 out of every 4 postpaid subscribers now totes a smartphone, up from 66% a year ago. 1.2 million new smartphone subscribers were added in the three months. Overall, AT&T sold a record 6.7 million smartphones in the period, which accounted for 89% of the handsets sold to postpaid subscribers. 42% of the carrier's postpaid customers use an LTE powered phone. Including phones with HSPA+ connectivity, 70% of AT&T's postpaid customers now have a 4G phone.
Additionally, 72% of AT&T customers are on a Mobile Share plan or a tiered individual data plan. Churn was down from last year's third quarter, but up sequentially. Postpaid churn was 1.07% while the figure including pre-paid customers was 1.31%. Wireless Operating Income margin was 26.4% in the period.