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Sprint Finishes Fiscal Year 2015 by Generating Positive Annual Operating Income for the First Time in Nine Years and Delivering More Postpaid Phone Net Additions Than Verizon and AT&T for the First Time on Record in the Fiscal Fourth Quarter


  • Fiscal year 2015 operating income of $310 million was positive for the first time in nine years; Fiscal year 2015 Adjusted EBITDA* of $8.1 billion grew 36 percent year-over-year
    • Fiscal fourth quarter operating income of $8 million included charges of $258 million; Adjusted EBITDA* of $2.2 billion grew 24 percent year-over-year
  • Fiscal year 2015 Sprint platform postpaid net additions of more than 1.2 million, including phone net additions of 438,000 which improved nearly two million year-over-year
    • Fiscal fourth quarter postpaid phone net additions of 22,000 are the third consecutive quarter of positive net additions and more than both Verizon and AT&T for the first time on record
    • Fiscal year 2015 Sprint platform postpaid churn of 1.61 percent and phone churn of 1.52 percent are the best in company history and both improved by approximately 50 basis points year-over-year
  • Delivered substantial financial flexibility with $11 billion in currently committed liquidity, up from $6 billion at the end of the fiscal third quarter
    • Ended fiscal year 2015 with $5.7 billion of available liquidity, including $2.6 billion of cash
    • Successfully raised an additional $5.3 billion in April, including $2.2 billion of network-related financing, $1.1 billion from the second transaction with Mobile Leasing Solutions, LLC (MLS), and $2 billion of bridge financing
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