Alleven, Monica
January 2007
Wireless Week;1/1/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the combined voice and data services average revenue per unit (ARPU) of wireless communication companies, according to researchers at IDC. IDC research analyst Julien Blin notes that Sprint Nextel's data services ARPU was $7.15 while Verizon Wireless's ARPU was $7.27 in the third quarter of 2006. Neil Strother, research director at NPD Group, indicates the data revenues earned by European operators which range from 20% to 25% of their overall income.


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