Cingular reported 3Q06 net income of $847m, up 282%, on revenues of $9.6bn, up 9%. Cingular added 1.4m mobile subscribers in the quarter, and ended the quarter with 58.7m mobile users. ARPU increased 2% qoq to $49.8, with data ARPU ($6.3 – 46% increase) offsetting voice ARPU decline. Cingular expects the trend will continue newt year, driven by its commitment to 3G and the integration with ATT Wireless GSM network. The carrier’s churn rate improved 0.5 point to 1.8%.