U.S. 2Q13 Mobile Operator Roundup: Finalized Mergers and Acquisitions Set New Course for Several U.S. Operators
This IDC Insight examines the 2Q13 earnings call results of the major U.S. mobile operators. This document outlines the four tier 1 players — AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless — and includes commentary on U.S. Cellular and the prepaid category as a whole. Analysis of existing smartphone penetration rates among the top operators is also included. The analysis in this document reflects conditions at the end of 2Q13 and uses information in the operators' earnings calls and financial statements.