MetroPCS' smartphone strategy is paying off, its president said today, after the company reported disappointing second-quarter results.
A fourth of MetroPCS' customers use smartphones already, and 38 percent of its customers are tied to a family plan, Chief Operating Officer Thomas Keys said during a conference call with analysts.
"The growth has been driven by increasing interest in smartphones," Keys said.
Keys' comments were a defense against questions raised by Wall Street over the company's customer growth and rate of turnover, which both left investors wanting. The company attributed the weakness to normal seasonal pressure and the … Read more