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Sprint reports Q1 2011 results, adds 1.1 million subscribers

Azeron

Apr 29, 2011, 8:08 PM
http://www.engadget.com/2011/04/29/sprint-reports-q1 ... »

This seemed relevant to me and as I am cheering for Sprint to stick around it is certainly good news in my eyes.
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nextel18

Apr 29, 2011, 8:55 PM
did you actually read the whole thing?
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Azeron

Apr 29, 2011, 9:17 PM
I know about the net losses but it is still good news.
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nextel18

Apr 29, 2011, 9:18 PM
whats good news? net losses (financial) and losses subscribers?
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Azeron

Apr 30, 2011, 9:44 AM
Obviously, I didn't post it in the AT&T forum for a reason smart *Bleep*. I did not post it for an AT&T troll to banter back and forth with me. Please go away.
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nextel18

Apr 30, 2011, 10:31 AM
i asked you a simple question and you couldnt answer. typical.
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Azeron

Apr 30, 2011, 12:04 PM
I made a simple request. Scram!
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nextel18

Apr 30, 2011, 12:18 PM
nope. quit spewing misinformation Smile
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Azeron

Apr 30, 2011, 1:54 PM
If I am not mistaken Sprint DID add 1.1 million subscribers. Again, get your hand off my scrotum. Thank you.
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nextel18

Apr 30, 2011, 4:33 PM
thats true but you said there was good news. where is it?

majority of these were from prepaid which generates less revenue Smile
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Kayslay34

May 4, 2011, 4:56 PM
Trust me the net losses are dropping each quarter, plus with the $10 dollar premium data fee its only going to increase revenue. Plus Sprint now is paying a flat rate to use wimax instead of a per subscriber charge. Like the Report said Sprints net losses have dropped each of the last 5 quarters, and if I'm not mistaken its been about a 100-200 million dollar difference each time.
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nextel18

May 11, 2011, 5:20 PM
It doesn't exactly work like that. I can say why if you want me to
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tgc1980

May 11, 2011, 12:36 PM
Laughing
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CellStudent

May 2, 2011, 10:26 PM
nextel18 said:
whats good news? net losses (financial) and losses subscribers?


They grew by 300,000 traditional postpaid subscribers.

You should know as well as anyone that high growth quarters are typically low profit quarters, because the subsidized-handset model we operate on here in the USA places high cost of acquisition on new customers. AT&T saw exactly the same thing throughout 2008 with the introduction of the iPhone 3G on a subsidized acquisition scheme. Heavy growth and lousy profits frequently go hand in hand.

The dividends from the new 1,000,000 customers can't be expected to help cash flow in the short term. Those adds won't pay off until the end of the year, because it takes ...
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nextel18

May 3, 2011, 6:39 PM
hey CS you are a good poster Smile glad to see it.
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vercetti

Apr 30, 2011, 11:13 AM
they lost on the nextel side but gained more on the sprint side, they also cash flowed which is truely what matters so to pay debts owed and have operating capital.
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tgc1980

May 11, 2011, 12:36 PM
I often forget that Nextel exists.
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cellphonesaretools

May 11, 2011, 7:38 PM
tgc1980 said:
I often forget that Nextel exists.


As does nearly everyone working at Sprint... Wink
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serendair

May 11, 2011, 10:13 PM
wish I could forget that Nextel exists.

/works primarily with nextel.
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