MetroPCS adds 1.3 million subscribers in 2009

MetroPCS adds 1.3 million subscribers in 2009
MetroPCS announced today its subscriber results for 2009, saying that it has added 1,272,691 new customers for the year, out of which 313,255 were added in the final quarter, giving them 6.6 million total customers (a 2% growth). Compare this to 2008, where the company added 1,404,047 new customers, of which 519,519 were added in Q4. Churn for Q4 2009 was also 5.3%, compared to 5.1% in Q4 2008.

source: MetroPCS



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6 Comments

1. Fanboys Suck

Posts: 609; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Wow!!! Our Economy must suck!

2. JeffdaBeat unregistered

Why do things have to be bad for folks to go for a regional carrier? For folks who don't leave their metropolitan area, these companies are often the smart way to go. Those of us who pay for Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint, pay for nationwide coverage, but how often do you really use it? A lot of us don't, but pay for it anyway for the better phones.

3. jamess661

Posts: 44; Member since: Sep 12, 2009

Thats true

4. CHEFJEFF

Posts: 147; Member since: Sep 22, 2009

Yeah but their regional coverage still sucks. They offer a very good deal, but they can't back it up with good reliable service. I would switch to MetroPCS if they were a good network.

5. InstinctDemon

Posts: 74; Member since: Nov 09, 2009

MetroPCS is good for what it does, but the coverage is not very reliable, my co-worker has MetroPCS, but can't get reception inside the building, wheras I get full bars!

6. n0gar2

Posts: 71; Member since: Oct 19, 2009

Hell, all I need is NY/NJ/CT range, that is good enough - unless I plan to travel beyond that region.

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