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 Total US wireless connections stood at 458.32 million at end-2Q18, up from 451.73 million at end-1Q18 and 445.99 million at end-4Q17.


  • Cableco Charter launched its mobile MVNO, Spectrum Mobile.
  • FreedomPop launched a new MVNO brand that takes aim at the unlimited plan offers in the market.
  • There is a growing focus on prepaid mobile services aimed at seniors.

Features and Benefits

  • Learn about prepaid subscription year-on-year growth trends by major US operator.
  • Compare total, postpaid, and prepaid subscription and market share trends by operator year on year.
  • Compare US operator KPIs and major activities in the quarter, especially as they relate to prepaid.

Key questions answered

  • What is the customer segment mix by US operator in 1Q18 and 2Q18?
  • How did prepaid churn rates in 1Q18 and 2Q18 compare across US operators, and how have they changed over the past 5 quarters?
  • What are developments in the area of BYOD?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: US Prepaid Update, September 2018

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