T-Mobile adds over 5 million customers in 2017 9th January 2018 By: Reuters 0 T-Mobile US Inc said on Tuesday it added more than 5 million net customers in 2017, the fourth straight year it has achieved these figures. The company also said it added more than 1.9 million net customers in the fourth quarter, bringing its total customer count to nearly 72.6 million at year-end. Shares of T-Mobile, which ended deal talks with rival Sprint Corp this past November, were up 1.6 percent in light premarket trading. The No. 3 U.S. wireless carrier said it saw strength in branded postpaid customers with net customer additions of 1.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2017. However, this was below 1.2 million total branded postpaid net additions recorded in the fourth quarter of 2016. Branded postpaid phone churn was 1.18 percent in the fourth quarter, down from 1.23 percent in the previous quarter. The company also said it added total 5.7 million net additions in 2017. Analysts on average were expecting 5.2 million additions in 2017, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. (Reporting by Arjun Panchadar in Bengaluru; Editing by Martina D’Couto) Tag: T-Mobile Previous post Ikeja Customs generated ₦5.9 billion in 2017, highest in the unit – Uba Next post Nigeria’s export of LNG, LPG amounts to ₦398 billion – NBS report Reuters Reuters is the news and media division of Thomson Reuters. Thomson Reuters is one of the world's largest international multimedia news agency, business news, technology news, headline news. Established in 1851.