More than 7.4 million postpaid integrated devices were sold in the fourth quarter, including the second-largest quarterly number of upgrades in the companys history. Integrated device sales included 4.1 million iPhone activations. More than 80 percent of postpaid sales were integrated devices.
Fourth-quarter revenues totaled $31.4 billion, net income attributable to AT&T was $1.1 billion, and diluted earnings per share totaled $0.18 including significant items.
$0.18 diluted EPS, $0.55 excluding significant items; compared to $0.46 diluted EPS and $0.50 per diluted share excluding significant items in the year-earlier period.
Consolidated revenues of $31.4 billion in the fourth quarter, up $653 million, or 2.1 percent, versus the year-earlier period.
9.9 percent growth in wireless revenues, with a 9.6 percent increase in wireless service revenues.
Best-ever wireless net adds, with a more than 2.8 million increase in total wireless subscribers to reach 95.5 million subscribers in service; full-year wireless net adds totaled 8.9 million, the companys best-ever annual total.
Continued expansion in new wireless growth areas; connected devices up a record 1.5 million; iPad- and Android-based tablets up 442,000.
Postpaid subscriber ARPU (average monthly revenues per subscriber) up 2.2 percent to $62.88, the eighth consecutive quarter with a year- over-year increase, driven by continued robust growth in revenues from wireless data services, such as messaging, access to applications and related services. Wireless data revenues grew 27.4 percent, up $1.1 billion versus the year-earlier quarter.
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