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Number of subscribers to wireless carriers in the U.S. from 1st quarter 2013 to 4th quarter 2016, by carrier (in millions)

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Verizon WirelessAT&TSprint NextelT-Mobile USAClearwire*MetroPCS**U.S. CellularLeap WirelessNtelosCincinnati BellShentel
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About This Statistic

This graph displays the number of subscribers to top wireless carriers in the United States from the first quarter of 2013 to the fourth quarter of 2016. In the first quarter of 2013, Verizon Wireless led the list with 116.75 million subscribers, followed by AT&T who recorded more than 107 million subscribers that same quarter.


Wireless subscribers by carriers - additional information

Verizon Wireless and AT&T are the leading wireless carriers in the United States, with each accounting for about one third of the market of wireless subscriptions. Since 2008, Verizon has had the highest wireless revenue among U.S. telecommunication providers. In 2013, Verizon reported 81 billion U.S. dollars in wireless revenue in the United States, about 10 billion U.S. dollars more than AT&T in the same year.

Those two companies have the lowest monthly churn rate in the U.S. market – the average percentage of subscribers that cease to use the company’s services per month. The churn rate is a parameter to measure the loyalty of a company’s subscriber base; the lower the churn rate, the better the outlook for the company. As of the second quarter of 2015, AT&T had the most subscribers, with more than 123 million. Verizon Wireless had the second-most subscribers with nearly 110 million.

Both companies are also major players in the billion-dollar global telecommunication services industry. In 2014, AT&T’s operating revenue worldwide amounted to about 132 billion U.S. dollars, with Verizon also generating revenues in excess of 100 billion U.S. dollars.

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