T-Mobile Surpasses Sprint; Uncarrier Now Third Largest US Provider

T-Mobile’s Uncarrier Initiative is working, having overtaken Sprint for third place in the US wireless market. Counterpoint Market Monitor  released a report (via Fierce Wireless) showing T-Mobile as not only in third place, but close behind second place AT&T.

Other notable numbers from the report include Android rising to 59% of smartphones shipped, and that three of four phones shipped in the quarter were LTE smartphones. Samsung was the top handset supplier in the quarter and Apple was the top smartphone supplier, with Apple accounting for more than half of shipments to Verizon and AT&T.

Handsets by Brand at each carrier.

Other bits of info from the report include the data that smartphones are now 95% of total shipments, and that aside from Samsung, Apple generates more revenue than all other brands combined.