T-Mobile US Inc. added 2.4 million total net customers in the fourth quarter of 2018, bringing its total customer count to 79.7 million at the end of the year.
The company posted 1.4 million branded postpaid net additions, 1.0 million branded postpaid phone net additions and 135,000 branded prepaid net additions in the fourth quarter.
T-Mobile said Jan. 9 that branded postpaid phone churn declined to 0.99% in the quarter, from 1.18% in the year-earlier quarter.
For the full year 2018, T-Mobile said it exceeded its customer guidance, delivering 4.5 million branded postpaid net additions. Total customer additions in 2018 were 7.0 million. Branded postpaid phone net additions were 3.1 million and branded prepaid net additions were 460,000 in 2018.
Migrations to branded postpaid plans reduced branded prepaid net customer additions by about 160,000 in the fourth quarter and 585,000 for full year 2018. Wholesale net customer additions were 909,000 in the fourth quarter of 2018 and 2.1 million for full year 2018.