Wireless carrier Sprint's revenue falls 8.7 percent

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Posted: Aug 04, 2015 8:07 AM

(Reuters) - Sprint Corp's <S.N> quarterly revenue fell 8.7 percent as revenue from its wireless business declined, and new and existing customers opted for its installment plans.

The company reported a loss of $20 million, or 1 cent per share, for the first quarter ended June 30 compared with a profit of $23 million, or 1 cent per share, a year earlier.

Sprint, which is 80 percent owned by Japan's SoftBank Corp <9984.T>, said net operating revenue fell to $8.03 billion from $8.79 billion.

(Reporting by Lehar Maan in Bengaluru; Editing by Kirti Pandey)