T-Mobile US beats 2014 target for postpaid subscriber growth

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Posted: Jan 07, 2015 9:20 AM

BERLIN (Reuters) - T-Mobile US <TMUS.N> said it continued to take share from rivals in 2014, beating its target for postpaid net customer additions and attracting a total 8.3 million net customers last year.

For 2014, T-Mobile US, majority owned by Deutsche Telekom <DTEGn.DE>, added a net 4.9 million postpaid customers, those who pay for services after use. At its third-quarter earnings in October it had guided for between 4.3 and 4.7 million for the year.

The mobile operator, the fourth-largest wireless carrier in the United States, said that it added 2.1 million net customers in the fourth quarter in total.

(Reporting by Victoria Bryan; Editing by Arno Schuetze)