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Which carrier sold the most iPhones last quarter?

Jan 22, 2013

FORTUNE -- Apple (aapl) may be announcing its latest quarterly earnings tomorrow, but that hasn't stopped a slew of analysts from weighing in already—every which way. The latest? Carrier sales.

This morning, Verizon (vz) topped some estimates and announced it had sold 6.2 million iPhones during its fourth quarter—an all-time high—leading RBC Capital Markets analysts Amit Daryanani and Mark Sue to suss out the numbers. Of those 6.2 million Verizon iPhones purchased domestically, 50%, or 3.1 million, were iPhone 5s. That compares favorably with the 3.1 million Verizon iPhones sold in total the quarter prior.

Still AT&T came out on top. The country's largest carrier is projected to have moved 8.1 million iPhones. (Sprint trailed behind with just over 1.7 million sold.) The only major carrier not to get some love from Apple, T-Mobile, should see that situation change soon enough. Earlier this year, CEO John Legere told Reuters he expects the company to start offering the iPhone within the next four months.

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