Verizon Wireless revealed its profits today for 4Q 2013, making it the first major UNITED STATE provider to launch its economic declaration for the quarter. But while several were intending to obtain the initial understanding into vacation sales of the iPhone, the provider fell short to burst out these numbers. This is the initial time Verizon has not revealed iPhone activations and is complying with AT&T, which additionally quit reporting quarterly iPhone activations in 2012.
The carrier uncovered during its earning teleconference that it triggered 8.8 million mobile phones in the quarter, down around 10 percent from the 9.8 million mobile phones the provider turned on in 4Q 2012 but up roughly 16 percent from the previous quarter. The provider activated 625,000 tablets in the quarter and now has 3.6 million tablets on its network.
Verizon also verified it turned on 9 million LTE devices in 4Q 2013 while completing its LTE deployment on its mobile network and leading the sector in 4G LTE smartphone hookups. As of completion of the quarter, the provider’s 4G LTE network covers 305 million folks in greater than 500 markets in the UNITED STATE Approximately 69 % of the provider’s complete information traffic now is transferred over LTE.