A deal with rival T-Mobile has always been predicted. T-Mobile has more subscribers than Sprint, thanks to an aggressive marketing strategy, and parent Deutsche Telekom has repositioned the carrier as a core business.
While its figures may not have been spectacular, they clearly helped to calm investors' nerves-a feat the carrier failed to achieve in its prior quarter.
Net operating revenues rose 1.8 percent to Dollars 8.157 billion, as higher equipment sales helped offset lower service revenues, and adjusted EBITDA increased 16.1 percent to USD 2.853 billion.
"This represents the progress of a turnaround journey that has delivered improvements in postpaid phone and prepaid customer growth, a return to top-line growth, and a significantly transformed cost structure", CEO Marcelo Claure said in a statement Tuesday.
Here's a closer look at some other key metrics from Sprint's quarterly earningsreport.
Sprint reduced postpaid phone churn to 1.5 percent and total postpaid churn was 1.65 percent.
The company added 88,000 postpaid customers during the quarter, marking the eighth straight quarter of growth on the front.
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The company's total net additions for the quarter came to 61,000, far below the 368,000 added in the prior quarter and the 602,000 added in the first quarter of the 2016 fiscal year.
"The obvious risk in so openly courting one potential suitor after another is that Sprint will increasingly be viewed as damaged goods", he said in a research note. Regulators lifted a ban on merger discussions among telecom companies following the conclusion of an auction of broadcaster airwaves for wireless use in April.
We understand why it is attractive for SoftBank, buy Charter has no interest in acquiring Sprint.
Sprint blamed the postpaid losses mainly on the tablet segment. Postpaid average billings per account totaled United States dollars 168.95 for the quarter, down 1 percent from a year ago but 2 percent higher sequentially.
The company pulled out all the stops this past quarter. "Unfortunately, it is precisely these distortions that make M&A so hard".
A Charter spokesman declined to comment on Monday on whether the company would sell to the wireless carrier. "The problem is simply Sprint's excessive valuation".
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Officials say they will not release the identities of the victims or where they're from until their families can be notified. Mexican officials were working with USA authorities to identify the dead, the country's foreign ministry said .
The female baby orca whale , a species also known as a killer whale , died after facing progressive health issues last week. SeaWorld , which has not captured a wild orca in more than 40 years, now has 22 orcas left in the United States.
According to the reports that were coming, Apple was planning to include an infrared camera for scanning the face of users. Included in the code is also a picture of an iPhone prototype which doesn't have any bezel or the Touch ID button.
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The fourth and final wife of legendary crooner Frank Sinatra , Barbara Sinatra , died on Tuesday. Barbara first met Frank Sinatra when she moved to Rancho Mirage , California, with Zeppo Marx .
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Automakers were also among the losers with Hyundai Motor, the No. 1 automaker, falling 1.01 percent to end at 146,500 won. The previous record was set in the third quarter of 2013, when Samsung's operating profit hit 10.1 trillion won.
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