T-Mobile's organic net additions weren't enough to make up for this drop.
Both companies are attractive, but one has a longer track record of success.
The numbers are very clear, but it depends upon how many lines you need.
Looking more closely at Big Red's net decline in postpaid phone customers.
The telecom tower REIT also announced a new joint venture targeting the European market.
When it comes to investing in U.S. wireless companies, AT&T and Verizon still stand head-and-shoulders above T-Mobile and Sprint.
If the Federal Trade Commission loses its appeal, then wireless companies may be able to play fast and loose with their claims.
One company forced big changes in the entire industry and consumers -- at least vigilant ones -- should benefit.
It pays to dig a little bit deeper into the numbers.