Rogers Q3 2008 Results: 255,000 iPhones sold & 239,000 new wireless customers

Rogers has released its Q2 2008 results. Here are the wireless highlights: “Wireless subscriber net additions totalled 239,000, with postpaid net additions of 191,000. Postpaid monthly ARPU (average revenue per user) increased 4% year-over-year to $78.46 driven in part by the 38% growth in data revenue to $253 million, representing 16.5% of network revenue.

– Wireless launched the Apple iPhone 3G in Canada on July 11, 2008 and activated approximately 255,000 of the devices during the quarter. Approximately one-third of these activations were to subscribers new to Wireless with the other two-thirds being to existing Rogers Wireless subscribers who upgraded to the iPhone and committed to new term contracts”.