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Palm's Pre can't offset Sprint's subscriber losses

Sprint called the launch of the Palm Pre a success, but it wasn't enough to offset a net subscriber loss of 257,000 in the second quarter.The subscriber loss, which came amid a churn rate of 2.
Written by Larry Dignan, Contributor

Sprint called the launch of the Palm Pre a success, but it wasn't enough to offset a net subscriber loss of 257,000 in the second quarter.

The subscriber loss, which came amid a churn rate of 2.05 percent, illustrates Sprint's challenge. The company is launching new handsets---Palm Pre, Samsung Instinct s30, HTC Snap and the BlackBerry Tour---but is still having trouble retaining customers.

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