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U.S. 4Q14 and 2014 Mobile Operator Roundup: Operators Emerge Standing, Eyeing Differentiation Strategies

U.S. 4Q14 and 2014 Mobile Operator Roundup: Operators Emerge Standing, Eyeing Differentiation Strategies

This IDC Insight examines and includes key considerations regarding the 4Q14 earnings calls results for the major U.S. operators. This document highlights the four tier 1 providers (AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless), U.S. Cellular, and TracFone, the only major pure-play prepaid operator remaining. The analysis in this document reflects conditions at the end of 4Q14 and uses information in the operators' earnings calls and financial statements as part of IDC's analysis.

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IDC Opinion
In This Insight
Situation Overview
AT&T
Notable Developments in 2014
Sprint
Notable Developments in 2014
T-Mobile
Notable Developments in 2014
Verizon Wireless
Notable Developments in 2014
U.S. Cellular
TracFone
Future Outlook
Table: Wireless Revenue for the Top 4 Mobile Operators, 4Q12–4Q14
Table: AT&T Key Wireless Metrics, 4Q13 and 4Q14
Table: Sprint Key Wireless Metrics, 4Q13 and 4Q14
Table: T-Mobile USA Key Wireless Metrics, 4Q13 and 4Q14
Table: Verizon Wireless Key Wireless Metrics, 4Q13 and 4Q14
Table: U.S. Cellular Wireless Key Wireless Metrics, 4Q13 and 4Q14
Table: TracFone Wireless Key Wireless Metrics, 4Q13 and 4Q14
Figure: U.S. Mobile Operators' Quarter-Over-Quarter Growth Trends, 4Q13 and 4Q14
Figure: Sprint, T-Mobile, and TracFone Average Quarter-Over-Quarter Prepaid Subscriber Growth, 1Q14–4Q14 and 2014
Figure: Wireless Revenue as a Percentage of Total Revenue, 4Q12–4Q14: Verizon Wireless and AT&T

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