This IDC Insight examines the 3Q12 financial and operating results for the major U.S. mobile operators, as reported in the most recent earnings calls. This document highlights AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile USA, U.S. Cellular, and Verizon Wireless, as well as the three pure-play prepaid players — Leap Wireless, MetroPCS, and TracFone. Smartphone metrics of the top operators are also included. The analysis in this document reflects conditions at the end of 3Q12 and uses information in the operators' earnings calls and financial statements.
U.S. Cellular Corporation, Verizon Communications Inc., MetroPCS Communcations, Inc., TracFone Wireless, Inc., T-Mobile International AG, Leap Wireless International, Inc., Sprint Nextel Corporation, AT&T Inc.