Average Bell Mobility customer spends $51 a month

bell_logoThe average Bell Mobility customer spent $51.08 a month on wireless services in the fourth quarter of 2009 according to figures published today by Bell.

By the end of the October to December period, the company had 6,833,000 wireless customers which consisted of 1,792,000 pre-paid customers and 5,041,000 post paid customers.

The average post-paid customer spent $62.47 a month with Bell Mobility in the fourth quarter versus just $18.45 per month for pre-paid customers.

Other fourth quarter Bell Mobility facts:

In terms of usage the average Bell Mobility user spent just under five hours on their wireless (281 minutes) per month. At $51 per month, that works out to about 18 cents a minute.

Overall churn among wireless customers for the quarter was 1.8%. Churn among pre-paid customers was 3.2% versus 1.3% for post paid customers.

Bell Mobility’s operating income for the quarter was $292 million on revenues of $1.18 billion

With 6.8 million wireless customers, Bell Mobility is Canada’s second largest wireless phone provider behind Rogers Wireless which has just under than 8.4 million subscribers. In third is Telus with 6.4 million subscribers.

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