Sprint Loses Its Wireless Data Crown

Olga Kharif

If we were searching for yet another proof that not all is well at Sprint Nextel, here it is: Today, IDC announced that Sprint no longer makes the most money per subscriber from wireless data services, like music and video. Verizon Wireless has outpaced Sprint for the first time. At Verizon Wireless, an average subscriber paid $7.27 a month for such services in the third quarter. At Sprint, this total came to only $7.15.

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