Bell adds 163,000 New Wireless Customers over Q4 2009

February 4, 2010
Bell LogoWith the launch of its new HSPA network, Bell added 163,000 wireless customers over Q4 2009.  Bell's wireless subscriber base has now grown to 6,833,000, an increase of 5.2% over last year.  

Bell saw Gross Activations for Q4 2009 of 523,000 and net activations of 163,000.  This means they gained 523,000 customers and lost 360,000 for a net gaine of 163,000 wirelss customers. 
  • Total net activations increased by 39.3% over Q4 2008 to 163,000.
  • Postpaid net activations increased by 37.5% to 110,000
  • Prepaid net activations increased by 43.2% to 53,000

In comparison, Bell Q4 2008 Net Activation numbers looked like this:
  • 117,000 net activations
  • 80,000 postpaid activations
  • 37,000 prepaid activations

Both Rogers & TELUS will be releasing their Q4 2009 results mid February which should provide some great comparisons.  

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